Midway is a 2019 American war film based on the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the subsequent Battle of Midway during World War II.
On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese forces launch a devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. naval base in Hawaii. Six months later, the Battle of Midway commences on June 4, 1942, as the Japanese navy once again plans a strike against American ships in the Pacific. For the next three days, the U.S. Navy and a squad of brave fighter pilots engage the enemy in one of the most important and decisive battles of World War II.
Director: Roland Emmerich
Budget: 5.95 crores USD
Production companies: Centropolis Entertainment, Polybona Films, Street Entertainment
VFX Breakdown By Scanline VFX
Scanline VFX -Laurent Taillefer VFX Supervisor Scanline did around 500 shots in this project Around 250 people have been part of the Scanline team
Scanline mainly Focused on 4 sequences: The Pearl Harbour attack, the Doolittle raid, the Carrier Hunt -torpedo bombers attempting to engage the Japanese fleet. and The Last Mission, with Richard Best bombing the last standing carrier
The sequence filmed in MEL’s Montreal for all the battleship shots, while the Intel Office and aftermath sequences were actually shot in Pearl Harbour.