With the summer Hollywood blockbuster season upon us, no other film has created more buzz than Mad Max: Fury Road. The video below – Mad Max: Fury Road BTS, gives us a glimpse into the making of this summer hit.
From Director, George Miller, the mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes “Mad Max: Fury Road,” the return of Max Rockatansky, starring Tom Hardy along with Charlize Theron as Furiosa.
This movie has got some great reviews and has generated a huge buzz throughout the internet and social media. Mad Max: Fury Road is full of insane and complex visual design and practical effects. The movie is non stop car chase that rarely gives you a chance to come up for air. According to visual effects supervisor Andrew Jackson “there’s very little CGI in the movie” A lot of the stunts are real. There are some interesting choice regarding color grading, camera shutter and over cranking & under cranking. The film includes around 2000 VFX shots, as well.
Check out this great look at Mad Max: Fury Road BTS, it includes around 18 minutes of awesome post-apocalyptic fun! As a filmmaker it is always interesting to see this kind of raw behind the scenes footage.
If you’re interested in finding out more about the effects used in Mad Max: Fury Road, there is a great article, by fxguide that gives you some great before and after looks of some of the main visual effects and color grading challenges for this film.
Synopsis of Mad Max: Fury Road
Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky, a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord’s henchmen in a high-speed, deadly chase through the Wasteland.