• Capturing Snoke
    Capturing Snoke

    Andy Serkis plays the character Snoke in The Last Jedi, as he did in The Force Awakens, wearing a motion-capture suit and facial-capture head rig. Serkis’s performance-capture studio, The Imaginarium, ...

    March 19, 2018

  • The Dreadnought
    The Dreadnought

    This First Order ship, whose full name is Siege Dreadnought Fulminatrix, is nearly three times larger than a Star Destroyer, which is not a small ship itself. Named after a World War I battleship that ...

    March 19, 2018

  • 'The Last Jedi' Lightsabers
    'The Last Jedi' Lightsabers

    “Rian [Johnson, director] and Steve [Yedlin, DP] wanted a ‘filmic’ look for this movie,” says Ben Morris, the overall super-visor for The Last Jedi and ILM London’s creative director.

    March 19, 2018

  • Digital DNA
    Digital DNA

    How MPC is leading the race to digital humans with a photoreal character for Blade Runner 2049