A Look At The Visual Effects For The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

We've seen more and more visual effect companies releasing videos showing how they work. Here we have one of the best, Weta, showing us the VFX for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The adventures of Bilbo Baggins and the company of dwarves comes to a climatic conclusion when they are faced with the devastating consequences of having unleashed the dragon Smaug, and reclaiming the Lonely Mountain. They are soon embroiled in an epic battle as five great armies go to war.

The scope and diversity of visual effects work in the final film of the Hobbit trilogy was astounding. The integrated fx simulations produced for the destruction of Lake-town and new virtual stage tools developed to bring the epic CG battle sequences to life are notable highlights. See how it all came together in this behind the scenes look at the 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'.

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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