Recreating Skull Island – 1933 Style

Many years ago, before the GoogleGlass, the iPad Mini, even before the computers, there was already people in charge of creating some amazing environments for movie (can you believe this Nick ?).
One of the most famous StopMotion animation movie is probably King Kong, done in 1933. As you know, King Kong lives in a very unfriendly island, called Skull Island, and for the purpose of the movie, SFX team had to create a lot of jungle environments.
This video, proposed by Peter Jackson and his friends who went through the History of Visual Effects, explains how to recreate Skull Island, in the 1933 King Kong movie style, only using traditional techniques like Glass painting, models, miniatures trees, paper leaves…

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