How The Grand Budapest Hotel VFX Helped Achieve the Anderson’s Look
Over the last two years, many articles (see at the end of this article) have helped established that there is very little that is produced nowadays without the intervention of VFX, may it be to clean a dolly track, to add texture to an image, to create a whole background or to simply put: add characters. The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson‘s latest feature film, doesn’t escape this rule.
The video below shows, in less than 5 minutes, a multitude of ways Anderson used VFX created by The Artery to ensure visual cohesiveness, but also to use mix media in sequences (the bts about the ski chase is priceless, stick until the end!) and create bigger than life backgrounds.
Fire your imagination:
For more about VFX in all its states:
- Watch “Life After Pi”, a Raw Look at the VFX in Hollywood Through Rhythm & Hues’ Journey
- The Movies Stars Are Visual Effects: Must Watch NAB Meet-Up About VFX Future
- “Life of Pi” VFX Behind the Scenes
- What Is Happening With VFX Artists and Why Twitter Profiles Are Going Green?
- Apes Will Rise: Serkis Talks About How He Prepared to Play Ceaser and the VFX Team About Creating Apes
- Speaking in Images: Matthew Libatique on Building a Cinematic Language and the Future of Film
- Handling Game of Thrones Post-Production
- Darren Aronofsky: Digital Effects Are Changing the Craft of Filmmaking
- Green Screens Everywhere… What Will Remain of Filmmaking?
- Special Effects in Game of Thrones: A New Appreciation of the Actors’ Work
For more about Wes Anderson:
- The Art of Slow Motion in Wes Anderson’s Work
- Beyond Wes Anderson’s Universe: Watch “The Substance of Style”
- What Would Christmas Look Like Filmed by Anderson, Spielberg, Kubrick etc?
check the archives for a taste of it.