The VFX of Mad Max: Fury Road

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Much praise has been heaped on Mad Max: Fury Road for its in-camera stunts, fantastic editing and breathtaking narrative on the hoof. But to enable that kinetic feel, a lot of VFX work still went on. Of the 2000+ shots in the film, a surprising 2000 of those comprised some amount of VFX , be it safety wire removal, colour grading( the day for night scenes especially), Charlize Theron’s “arm removal”, and most of all, environmental enhancements.

Below is a brief video by Wired detailing some of the work. And here is a link to a great article from Art Of VFX, in which the supervisor Tom Wood goes into great detail on his department’s seamless work on the film.

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