Now that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has wrapped and we’re nonetheless a number of weeks away from the debut of Loki, Marvel has launched a behind-the-scenes video on its YouTube channel detailing the CGI results that made it appear like Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) was flying by the air as Falcon [minor spoilers ahead if you haven’t watched the show yet].
Eric Leven, VFX Supervisor for Falcon, breaks down a few the present’s key scenes. together with the mid-air chase scene from the sequence’ first episode.
“What I actually needed to do for the large motion sequences was, as a lot as attainable, make issues really feel like they’re grounded in actuality,” Leven explains. “Clearly, we do not have Anthony Mackie flying round in an actual jet pack with actual wings, however we needed to make it really feel like if he was, how would we movie that?”
He says director Kari Skogland needed the flying scenes to convey the genuine feeling of an actual individual flying by the air, with wingsuit pilots who soar out of planes serving as inspiration. However they had been making an attempt to keep away from emulating the flight patterns of different heroes within the MCU who can fly, like Iron Man, Leven added. The end result was a brand new visible language for the present, he mentioned.
You’ll be able to watch the complete video of VFX secrets and techniques from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier beneath.
Oh and in case you’re nonetheless jonesing for extra MCU, Loki premieres on Disney Plus June ninth (and can drop new episodes on Wednesdays as an alternative of Fridays).