Find out what Arnie was like on set, why motion capture nearly brought down the production and what effects were like pre-computer graphics. Link
For the docking explosion, the miniature effects artists protected their film camera with a pelican case dubbed the ‘Pelicam’. And they filmed the miniatures in one motion control pass rather than several as is the normal case. Find out more in this in-depth look at how the spaceships in the film were created.
The visual effects required for Elysium were very data and render heavy. Here’s a technical article breaking down shots from the film.
Watch this visual effects befores and afters breakdown for the plane crash - they filmed with partial plane sets!
Slow motionness and what-not, 2001-style.
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