The Avengers

Behind the Magic: Sizzle Reel of the Visual Effects of The Avengers

This video showcases some of ILM’s Oscar nominated effects work for the 2012 hit film, “Marvel’s The Avengers”. This reel represents a small fraction of the work created by over 200 ILM artists, scientists, and engineers backed up by a world class production team. The stop motion animations which open and close the reel were Read MoreRead More

Behind the Magic: “Marvel’s The Avengers” – Anatomy of a Shot

While “The Avengers” posed many visual efffects challenges, one of the larger challenges was pulling together the “tie-in” shot during the third act of the film. Rather than frames, this single shot is measured in minutes on screen and is one of the longest effects shots in the film. It incorporates both practical special effects Read MoreRead More

Two Nerds Admit All the Problems With “The Avengers”

Sax Carr and Tim Powers of ‘This Is Really Happening’ poke holes in the plot of The Avengers for the sake fanboys everywhere. We’re huge fans of “Honest Trailers” and we were really happy to watch the recent Avengersedition the moment it came out. It is spot on, and we give serious credit to the writers Read MoreRead More