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Release Date: June 7th, 2019

Client

Director

Simon Kinberg

Production Studio

20th Century Fox

Distributor

20th Century Fox

Overall VFX Supervisor

Phil Brennan

Overall VFX Producer

Kurt Williams

Rodeo FX Crew

VFX Supervisor

Martin Lipmann

VFX Producer

Julie Kubbillun

CG Supervisor

Alexandre Ménard

Compositing Supervisor

Brandon Blevins

Our team joined forces with the X-Men franchise for its latest instalment Dark Phoenix, creating all the effects for the fatal Grey family car ride.

The brutal sequence was shot onset and we cleaned up the plates, recreated the interior of the car, created digi-doubles of the Grey family, and enhanced the crash, adding flying debris.

Our biggest challenge was creating the Energy Bubble that Young Jean produces to protect herself during the crash. Director Simon Kinberg requested that the bubble not feel ‘magical’, so our team used debris and other effects to make the bubble feel realistic.