Thor: The Dark World - New Behind-The-Scenes Footage Shows Previs Effects

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If you liked 'Thor: The Dark World', then I know you'll be interested in this three minute clip from Wired. The video focuses on what's known in the film world as 'previsualization' (previs, for short). Wired describes previs as-

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"...low res CG (computer generated) sets and characters, allowing the director to see, plan out, and experiment with scenes before shooting them."

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Director Alan Taylor also talks about how filming on location in Iceland and England helped give the movie a 'grounded' feel. The video also offers a peek at how the filmmakers used practical (real-life) effects. Overall, it's a great look at the behind-the-scenes magic that made 'Thor: The Dark World' such a massive hit.



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