Dumbo VFX Breakdown

Dumbo

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Director:Tim Burton
Production VFX Supervisor is Richard Stammers and the Production VFX Producer is Hal Couzens

VFX Done By

Rising Sun Pictures
Rodeo FX
MPC -VFX Supervisor: Patrick Ledda
Framestore VFX Supervisor: Richard Hoover
RISE -VFX Supervisor: Jonathan Weber

Behind the Scenes of Disney’s Dumbo

MPC delivering 1,200 shots, primarily for the character animation of Dumbo, the little elephant who can fly.

Rodeo fx delighted to contribute to dumbo and delivered 322 shots for tim burton version of disney 1941 animated feature. More than 220 of our artists created the cg heavy opening sequence that follows our cg train travelling through a variety of landscapes

The result is a mix of digital matte paintings full cg environment and adapted live action plates. we augmented aerial footage from early production with our own shoot in georgia and adapted it with digital matte paintings and additional cg work

we were also tasked with replacing colin farrell’s holt arm with a stump, which required recreating his four main costumes in cg and reconstructing the backgrounds occluded by his sleeve

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