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Behind-the-Scenes of THE FORCE AWAKENS: Making the Animated Chess Set


Speaking of visual effects master Phil Tippett, Adam Savage chatted with Phil and some other special effects wizards to discuss how stop-motion animation was used in Star Wars: The Force Awakens to re-create a similar look and feel to the original film.

[Note: This video contains a very minor spoiler about a special effects sequence in Star Wars: The Force Awakens]

And in a feat of Mobius meta-reference, here’s a behind-the-scenes video of the previous behind-the-scenes video:

[Thanks, Eddie!]

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