VFXShow 253: WW84

Wonder Woman 1984 is the latest superhero film based on the DC Comics character Wonder Woman. It is the sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman and the film is again directed by Patty Jenkins. Gal Gadot returns as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, with Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, and Pedro Pascal.

The film is set in 1984 during the Cold War, the film follows Diana and her past love Steve Trevor as they face off against Max Lord and Cheetah.

Principal photography began in June 2018, under the working title Magic Hour. Filming took place at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden in the UK, and at a number of locations around the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia in the United States. Principal photography finished in December 2018, after a six-month shoot. Short additional photography and reshoots began July 2019, in London.

John Moffatt (Harry Potter and Life) served as the studio visual effects supervisor for the film. DNEG, Framestore, and Method Studios provided the visual effects for the film. The VFX work was primarily completed five months in advance of the film’s original release date.


The 80s VFXShow Club

The 80’s vfxshow team on this episode are:

  • Matt Wallin         @mattwallin     mattwallin.com

  • Jason Diamond  @jasondiamond      www.thediamondbros.com


  • Mike Seymour   @mikeseymour.   www.fxguide.com


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