Director: Joe Johnston
Studio: Universal Pictures
Released: 12th February 2010
Dneg VFX Supervisor: Mark Michaels
Dneg VFX Producers: Fay McConkey
Dneg 2D Supe: Bronwyn Edwards
Dneg CG Supe: Andrew Whitehurst
Double Negative worked on an array of shots for The Wolfman, director Joe Johnston’s (Jumanjii, Hidalgo) eagerly awaited version of the classic horror story. The Wolfman, stars Benicio Del Toro as Lawrence Talbot, the young man who suffers under the curse of the Werewolf, with Sir Anthony Hopkins cast as his mysterious father.
Double Negative’s work was spread across approximately 350 shots from multiple scenes and included 3D and 2D work from the iconic moon shots through to environments, matte paintings, moving statues, the ‘youthification’ of Hopkins’ character for flashback sequences and the ‘wolf-vision’ effects.
Working closely with the production’s overall VFX Supervisor, Steve Begg, the Double Negative team were lead by VFX Supervisor, Mark Michaels, VFX Producer, Clare Tinsley, 2D Supervisor, Bronwyn Edwards and CG Supervisor, Andrew Whitehurst.