VFX Notes: The VFX of ‘Dune’
Sandworms, ornithopters, sandscreens and shields.
In the latest episode of VFX Notes, Ian Failes from befores & afters and Hugo Guerra from Hugo’s Desk explore the visual effects of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune.
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You can also read befores & afters’ extensive coverage of Dune here.
00:00:00 – Intro
00:03:09 – Dune review
00:13:50 – cinematography and digital to film process
00:29:38 – sand screens, keying and roto
00:39:21 – Ornithopter
00:50:00 – Worms
00:58:11 – full CG fight scene
01:01:05 – the attack on Arrakeen
01:05:11 – set design
01:07:00 – shields
01:09:20 – hologram & hunter seeker
01:11:09 – the Baron
01:19:26 – Patreon and YouTube members credits