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

  • For 'Fight Club' (1999), Brad Pitt had pieces of his front teeth chipped off to play Tyler Durden. He also took soap-making classes, boxing, taekwondo, and grappling lessons with Edward Norton to prepare for the role.
  • Sean Connery wore a toupee in every "James Bond" movie.
  • The mask used in Halloween is a modified Star Trek William Shatner mask.
  • Michael Fassbender had makeup artists put alcohol on his mustache for a role.
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