4 August 2014

The Dark Knight Rises

Director: Christopher Nolan
Studio: Warner Bros.
Released: 16th July 2012 (US)

VFX Supervisors:  Paul Franklin, Andy Lockley and Pete Bebb
VFX Producer: Claudia Dehmel


Gotham is under threat to be destroyed forever. Can Batman save it this time? And survive?

Double Negative has worked on all three films in Chris Nolan’s seminal Batman trilogy. Having been lead vendor on Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, we were delighted to be invited by Christopher Nolan to act as sole vendor on Dark Knight Rises. Work included the stunning aerial hijacking that opens the film, the destruction of Gotham Rogues Stadium and the final battle for Gotham City.

The film’s overall VFX Supervisor was Double Negative’s Paul Franklin, Dneg’s internal VFX Supervisors were Peter Bebb and Andrew Lockley – the same team that had previously won the Visual Effects Oscar (along with Special Effects Supervisor Chris Corbould) for their work on Inception.


Online Press

Animation Magazine – Soaring Heights

FX Guide – FXPodcast speaks to Paul Franklin