During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
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‘The Martian’ has director Ridley Scott returning to the science fiction genre where he made his mark with “Alien” and “Blade Runner.” Visual effects supervisor Richard Stammers and virtual production supervisor Casey Schatz reveal how everything from Scott’s sketches on printouts to the latest computer technology helped create one of Hollywood’s most realistic space adventures.
Led by Production VFX Supervisor Richard Stammers, and MPC VFX Supervisors Anders Langlands, MPC was lead VFX studio on Ridley Scott’s The Martian, delivering 425 shots.
Visual effects companies Framestore and MPC were tasked with creating the red planet in “The Martian.” From realistic landscape shots of Mars to simulated gravity differences, see how it all came together with a shorter-than-usual timeframe for post-production.
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