You Never Knew How Much CGI These Shows and Movies Really Used

Is it real magic or movie magic? From sculpting the rugged terrain of Mars to digitally generating each individual dragon scale, there isn't much that these animators can’t do. The world of SFX and CGI is certainly a wild one...

Avengers: Endgame

It comes as no surprise that the highest-grossing film of all time had an unbelievable CGI budget. The film had to generate everything from Smart Hulk to Captain Marvel's hair to Captain America's helmet. However, part of the reason Avengers: Endgame relied on CGI more heavily than usual had to do with deadlines and incomplete costumes. Since several heroes' signature outfits were not finished on time, they had to be completed digitally.


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