The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Returns to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power and set out to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
Creators: Jeffrey Addiss, Will Matthews Director: Louis Leterrier
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance – Peter Eszenyi – VFX Supervisor and Creative Director
Peter Eszenyi London-based VFX Supervisor and Creative Director founded his company Lunarstorm Studio in 2018, after spending 7 years at Territory Studio as VFX Supervisor and Creative Lead. He worked on films such as Guardians of the Galaxy, The Martian, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ghost In The Shell, Blade Runner 2049 and Pacific Rim: Uprising.
Peter Eszenyi get involved on this show by Alex Reinach, the VFX Producer, whose task was – amongst producing episodes for the show – to deliver a prologue
In this project most challenging the shot with Aughra and the Skeksis. A very long one and it featured a huge amount of particles, and crazy camera moves.
the most complicated to create the shot with the Skeksis and Aughra. Narratively this was really important, it needed to show how this peaceful world of Thra gets corrupted by the Skeksis, and what is the reason Aughra is not aware of the intent of those vile creatures
DNEG TV was the sole VFX vendor on Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, delivering over 4200 shots across almost 2 years. This work encompassed the build of around 50 character and creature assets for the hero and Digi-double work as well as a vast array of Env Gen work ranging from castle interiors, villages and cities through to forests, deserts and caves.