Behind The Scenes: 2012

During 2nd Unit Shoot in Vancouver, BC, Canada

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During Post production at Sony Studios, Culver City. With Volker Engel (L) and CG supervisor Michael Grobe (R)

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A camera test with the Panavision Genesis

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One of our Uncharted Territory VFX shots: The Antonov cargo plane trying to escape the volcanic cloud in Las Vegas

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During the 1st Unit Shoot in Camloops, BC, Canada

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An HDRI that I shot on a glacier north of Vancouver, BC. This is the helicopter that would drop me off on different glaciers to shoot elements and textures for the “Himalayas”. ¬†Picture below that: Out camera helicopter.

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Our Uncharted Territory team in front of the “Thalberg” building at Sony Studios, Culver City, CA.

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One of the big-ass shots of the LA earthquake sequence.

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A dimensionalized matte painting by Dylan Cole, with tons of other elements. Some hotel in Vegas have been moved to different locations on purpose, to fit the story better.

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During the second unit shoot with fake cardinals. Yes, I know. I’ll probably go to hell.

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In the co-pilot seat of a water landing plane in British Columbia.

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…and in our helicopter.

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At lake Louise in Alberta. Texture shoot for the “Himalayas”

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Another selfie at the 2nd unit shoot in Vancouver.

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The bluescreen in the background is over 600 ft long, and 45ft high. The tarred street has been built for the film.

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Before…

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..and after: This one was done for fun by Chris Reid, our lead programmer.

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Yes, it was freezing cold. No vacation.

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One view of our Uncharted Territory office at Sony. Here’s where the real magic happened.

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Volker and myself at the premiere in Berlin. Those guys went all out.

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