Weta VFX studied the Oscar-nominated bear from "The Revenant" — and believe they surpassed it with their coke-fueled, rampaging, sympathetic Cokie.
The VFX supervisor, who has led Weta’s cutting-edge advances since “Lord of the Rings," sits down with IndieWire for a far-ranging conversation about his 10-year journey through “The Way of Water.”
Underwater cinematographer Peter Zuccarini has been in the water with sharks and crocodiles, but he experienced the biggest challenge of his career working with underwater performance capture for "Avatar: The Way of Water."
Wētā FX explored how far to push the Zombie Strange gore factor with Raimi, including an aborted moment when he attempts to strangle Scarlet Witch.
Producer Jon Landau shares how Weta is innovating tech for the Pandora family saga, and how Kate Winslet learned to hold her breath for 7 minutes.
The continuation of "Avatar" will leverage "War for the Planet of the Apes" tech along with new underwater performance capture simulation.
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