‘The Wandering Earth’ Featurettes: Behind the Out-of-This-World Visual Effects by Weta Workshop and Pixomondo
Posted on Monday, March 4th, 2019 by Hoai-Tran Bui
The Wandering Earth is an astounding achievement for China — not just in being the country’s very first sci-fi blockbuster, but for its out-of-this-world visual effects.
The jaw-dropping effects were created by a cabal of visual effects studios, including Peter Jackson’s famous Weta Workshop, which was behind the Lord of the Rings series, and Pixomondo, which created the dragons for HBO’s Game of Thrones. Two featurettes from both companies delve into the making of the global hit, which has quietly become 2019’s highest-grossing film worldwide.