Green Screen Tricks: Award-Winning Films & TV Series that Have Made Magic with Green Screens

CGI and special FX are a wild world. It’s hard to bring some scenes to life by just using sets or props, so movie directors higher professional graphic animators to create the most epic of scenes.

From creating the landscapes of Mars to computer generating dragons into scenes, there’s not much that these animators can’t do. For the most part, viewers don’t even realize that what they’re looking at is computer-generated…

Life of Pi

You wouldn’t believe it, but Suraj Sharma filmed the tiger scenes with just a blue plush. It looks so lifelike in the film that viewers had no idea it was all just CGI.


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The More You Know

  • Peter Ostrum, Charlie from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, never acted in another movie after that and is now a veterinarian.
  • Michael Fassbender had makeup artists put alcohol on his mustache for a role.
  • Steven Spielberg pops up for a cameo in Vanilla Sky wearing a Pre-Crime baseball cap.
  • A "Harry Potter" stunt double was paralyzed on the job.
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