VFX Exec Discusses Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Gravity’ Scene Development

While we’re still waiting to see some actual footage or any images at all from Alfonso Cuarón’s upcoming sci-fi Gravity, starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, we have been following updates on it. The latest comes from the Warner Bros head of VFX development at the 5D FLUX conference and quotes on our friend Bill Desowitz’s blog Immersed in Movies (via The Film Stage). Gravity, a space adventure about an astronaut stuck floating in space, will feature extended long shots, like in Cuarón’s Children of Men, shot by cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, with only 156 shots total in the entire two-hour movie. Read on! In the blog update, Desowitz quotes Chris deFaria, who “oversees development of VFX and animation at Warner Bros”, and was speaking at the 5D FLUX conference at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He talks briefly, and very vaguely, about some of the ideas they were trying to …

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