The director sits down with TotalFilm to talk about his “Aliens” prequel and the challenges of filming in 3D.
Here’s a snippet:
“Q: Is it more immersive, giving depth?
A: Yes, yes. And you can do that afterwards, by the way. I’m actually decided right now how deep to make it on certain sequences.
So you can literally, as it were, twiddle a knob, and the depth will increase. It’s kind of bizarre, but there it is. Technologically it’s absolutely staggering.
I was working with MPC in London, looking after almost 1,300 big FX shots, and every night they would pipe through shots to a big screen in my office in Lexington Street; I would sit there watching a sequence that had just been graded or refined in perfect 3D. Really amazing.”
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