21 Jan

An Epic 22-Minute Behind-the-Scenes of Avatar

We’ve all heard allusions to Cameron’s massive sets, motion cap system and 3D/virtual cameras used to create Avatar, but this 22-minute clip actually shows us these techniques. (So don’t watch this video if you don’t want the magic spoiled).
Hit up about 16 minutes in to see CGI characters layered into live action scenes in real time—which is essentially augmented reality making its way into filmmaking.