Gravity VFX Show & Tell Reel
The Visual Effects Oscar for Gravity is not just well-deserved, there was simply no other option in that category. But watching Framestore’s pretty nifty show & tell reel below you’ll realize why it was also absolutely right to hand out the Best Director Oscar to Alfonso Cuaron. It’s just mindboggling how he knew what he’ll get in the end and how everything will eventually fit together, when you see the actual photographed footage with all its long and complex camera moves and cameras and actors being steered by industrial robotic arms. It was a visionary approach to making that movie that fully payed off in the end… and for audiences it helped restore the awe and excitement, the magic and wonder of cinema that was lacking so much from movies in recent years.