Making of  War for the Planet of the Apes

20th Century FOX shows how they worked on the groundbreaking technology behind War for the Planet of the Apes. Director Matte Reeves tells How they capture emotional relationship actors performance motion capture into a photo-realistic image.

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Andy Serkis has performed Caesar character for motion capture technology.

Weta  has taken motion capture data to an another level to the Photorealistic. Filmmakers at Weta Digital said the upcoming “War for the Planet of the Apes” effects are some of the most spectacular and realistic yet, and described the attention to detail that went into the film.

Most of the film was shot in Canada, but about 30 percent it was made at Weta Digital in New Zealand, where actors were filmed on a stage in the studio while wearing mo-cap suits. Infrared cameras are able to capture an actor’s every move by using LED lights when an actor dons a mo-cap suit.

War for the Planet of the Apes

“It’s just brillent technology and I actively want to push the boundaries” says Andy serkis

War for the Planet of the Apes

In movie, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Here’s Final Trailer

source: 20th Century Fox

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