The Oscar nomination are out and a nominee to highlight for their extraordinary work on Marvel’s The Avengers is Industrial Light & Magic. They’ve receieved their nomination and following the good news the company released its reel, which shows their remarkable work behind the scene of the hit film. Industrial Light & Magic has a team of 200 artists, scientists, and engineers behind the work in the video below. In the footage, ILM gives a step-by-step visual of how the compositions were put together.
The company released a statement saying, “We are proud to present this video which 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 that open and close the reel was done the old fashioned way – by hand, one frame at a time. They were crafted by ILM’s stop motion guru, Erik Dillinger specifically for this reel.”
Its always interesting to see how everything grand is built little by little, also how many people it actually take to create Marvel films.