'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
May 5, 2015

'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Post connects with a number of studios that contributed to one of the summer's biggest blockbusters, Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron.

ILM completes 800+ shots for Avengers: Age of Ultron

SAN FRANCISCO — ILM’s facilities in San Francisco, Vancouver, London and Singapore contributed to more than 800 shots featured in Avengers: Age of Ultron, making them one of the film’s largest VFX vendors. The film challenged them with further developing The Hulk and Iron Man characters they had worked on in past releases, as well as imposed brand new challenges, including the creation of Ultron and helping to carry out the villain’s grand plan to destroy a European city by ripping it from the ground. MORE

Trixter creates Quicksilver, Ultron Mark I for Avengers

MUNICH, GERMANY — Trixter (www.trixter.de), which has German offices in Munich and Berlin, as well as Los Angeles, was responsible for more than 300 VFX shots that appear in Avengers: Age of Ultron. The studio’s work included effects for Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, and the first time audiences see Ultron (Mark I). According to VFX supervisor Alessandro Cioffi, the studio got involved in early 2014, collaborating during preproduction with the film’s visual effects supervisor, Christopher Townsend. MORE

Method completes Avengers-themed Samsung spot

LOS ANGELES — Method Studios (www.methodstudios.com) recently completed work on a theatrical spot for Samsung that ties into the release of the new Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron film. The :60 cinema spot shows the similarities between the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones and the Avengers’ familiar weapons. Like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and The Hulk, the new Galaxy models are shiny, metallic, sophisticated and even green! MORE

Previs helps Joss Whedon realize VFX vision for 'Avengers'

LOS ANGELES — As previs/postvis supervisor at The Third Floor (www.thethirdfloorinc.com), working on such Hollywood blockbusters as The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, and Thor, Gerardo Ramirez has plenty to say about the important role that previs and postvis played in Marvel’s newest Avengers offering, directed by Joss Whedon. MORE

Prime Focus World handles stereo conversion for 'Avengers'

In the May issue of Post magazine, and here online, we are offering readers extensive coverage of the VFX and previs/post work studios such as ILM, Trixter and The Third Floor completed for the summer blockbuster, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Here, in a Web exclusive, Post speaks with Richard Baker, senior stereo supervisor of Prime Focus World, on his studio’s stereo 3D contributions to the film that has earned a whopping $200M+ thus far. MORE