Method Studios delivered 314 VFX shots for Avengers: Age of Ultron
Posted on May 10, 2015 at 03:26 pm IST
Method studios across the Vancouver, Los Angeles, and London facility delivered 314 VFX shots for Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3 months.
Method studios across the Vancouver, Los Angeles, and London facility delivered 314 VFX shots for Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3 months. Mostly Method team worked on CG elements to digital environments and more for the film. VFX Supervisors Chad Wiebe, Olivier Dumont & Simon Carr lead team at Method Studio.
ASSEMBLING THE TEAM In the opening combat sequence of film, creative artists at Method Studios combined Computer graphic tanks with live action soldiers to create full scale battle imagery. Method team also created the signature shockwave effect of super hero Thorís hammer, an effect taken from previous movie that was reinvented for the battle sequence to better convey the sheer magnitude of the hammerís power.
Method have asked to fully design and create the interior of the grandiose new Avengers training facility, which you can see in below image. Method team created the training facility using CG. They have extracted the Avengers characters from the original set and placing them into the new Computer Graphic environment.
SUIT MARK 45
Method team also created to Iron Man’s new Mark 45 suit, they helped to develop the suit’s functionality and flying capabilities by creating new thruster flaps. Lastly, Method team also animated the Sub Ultrons, using keyframe animation to get the output of unique insect like movement.
Method team had played a lead role For creating CG mind control effect of Scarlet Witch (aka Wanda), The ethereal effect was created by Trixter, and was designed to emulate the look from the original comic book source material. To put the effect into action, Method team created a precise matchmove on Elizabeth Olsen, focusing on her hand, arm, and face movement, in order to get accurately track and emit particles. The effect was created by using particle and fluid simulations tricks to convey the energy being released when unleashing her mind control power.