Green screens, funny costumes with motion capture sensors, stunt doubles, and tons of makeup — our favorite films and TV shows look far from being colorful and epic during the production process. And a huge team of people has to put in a lot of effort in order for viewers to see the final result.
We at Bright Side like to learn how the magic of cinema is created, so we tried to unveil this secret process for our readers. And at the end of the article, you will find a bonus where we will show you how Jason Momoa found a common language with a bear, who was his filming partner.
Gal Gadot and her more comfortable look on the set of Wonder Woman 1984
Samuel Jackson’s make-up for Captain Marvel
This is how Mark Ruffalo looks on the set of The Avengers.
This is what the Knave of Hearts’ horse from Alice in Wonderland looks like.
It seems that someone in this photo is clearly unhappy with the fact that Thor and Loki get along.
In the photo on the right, you can see Karen Gillan and Terry Notary, who lent his emotions to the digital dog Buck in Call of the Wild.
Ian McKellen and modern gadgets on the set of The Hobbit
In Doctor Strange, the character’s superpowers aren’t particularly impressive without special effects.
Meticulous work on Gamora’s look from The Avengers
Actors chatting during a break during the filming of The Hobbit
The atmosphere on the set of the TV series The Great
The magic of digital technology in Avatar
Mena Massoud (Aladdin), “At some point, Guy Ritchie decided that I should be an operator too.”
Evan Rachel Wood can’t get enough sleep while filming Westworld.
Henry Cavill prepares for the role of Geralt in The Witcher
In the racing scene in Star Wars, instead of complex audience models, they used multi-colored cotton swabs.
Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo wearing fake bellies on the set of Avengers: Endgame
Chris Hemsworth says that he was very popular on the set because of his 90-pound fake belly. “People just kept coming up and cuddling me like a big bear or rubbing my belly like I was pregnant. Or trying to sit on my lap like I was Santa Claus. I felt like an old man, an old grandpa, with a bunch of kids around,” — the actor said.
Horse transformation in the movie Mulan
Josh Brolin’s emotions for the digital version of Thanos
Thunderbird, on the set of Fantastic Beasts, looked pretty unusual.
Bonus: The See TV series. Jason Momoa gives his filming partner, a bear, cookies, so he can remember his smell.
Do you enjoy learning about how films and TV series were created or do you prefer to not destroy the magic of cinema?