VOTD: ‘Ready Player One’ VFX Breakdown Reveals the Layers of Digital Animation

/Film | 1/1/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Regardless of whether you ended up enjoying the pop culture extravaganza that was Ready Player One, it’s hard to deny that the visual effects used to bring the digital world of The OASIS to life were quite the visual spectacle. It’s all thanks to the wizards at Industrial Light and Magic, and the special effects house has released a breakdown showing the layers of the animation we saw on the big screen. It’s rather mind-blowing, especially when it comes to The Shining sequence.

It’s truly incredible that Industrial Light and Magic was able to meticulously recreate The Overlook Hotel from The Shining from scratch. It’s not a real set, but if you were shown an image from the digital recreation of the hotel, you...
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