Fantasia-esque Cirque du Soleil Flying Drone Dance Short Film Makes Us Miss Practical Effects in Movies
We're looking at you, Episode VII. Don't screw up.
Hollywood, take note. This magical video is seriously just a few quadcopters cosplaying as lampshades and flying along to an algorithm, and it looks amazing. Can we please have more inventive practical effects back in our movies? This is like Fantasia or Beauty and the Beast come to life.
If you’re looking for inspiration, filmmakers, here’s how they pulled off the scene with absolutely no special effects:
(via The Verge)
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