Tag: Weta Digital

The Virtual Cinematography Of “The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug”

April 20, 20140 Comments

Check out this behind-the-scenes video from Weta Digital to see how they used virtual cinematography for their computer generated shots and sequences including the barrel escape scene. Weta Digital’s ‘real-world’ approach to virtual lighting and camera work helped sculpt the story of their incredible journey through Middle-earth. From initial previsualization┬áto the final shot, see how […]

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BTS Video: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings Smaug To Life

February 23, 20140 Comments

Weta Digital‘s David Clayton explains how the Oscar nominated VFX team was able to bring the massive dragon (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) to life in Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG. Check out the video below.

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