No more low budget indie films. That’s what cinematographer Doug Emmett told himself. No more $100,00 budgets. No more 15-day shooting schedules. No more choosing lenses because they’re free and no more crashing in guest rooms. 3,204 more words
A 1984 documentary on special effects for “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”, “Explorers”, “Return of the Jedi”, and “2010”. The section in particular on how they did the 150 ships battle scene in Jedi shows just how much manual work went into the shot (it took months).