Back to IndieWire

Attention, Filmmakers: Learn How to Create Fritz Lang’s ‘Beam of Light’ Effect from ‘Metropolis’

Attention, Filmmakers: Learn How to Create Fritz Lang's 'Beam of Light' Effect from 'Metropolis'

Remember just a couple of weeks back, when our favorite DIY special effects guru Joey Shanks shared an introductory
crash course into Projection Mapping? His intro video laid out some of the technical groundwork of this effect, including how
to use the software, and now, Shanks is back with the follow-up video.

In this one, he shows you how to replicate the 100 year old "Beam of Light" effect from Fritz Lang’s "Metropolis" and more projection mapping illusions that will wow your friends.

Check out Shanks’ instructional video from PBS Digital Studios below and try it out for yourself:

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Toolkit and tagged , ,