Final shot with DI grade
Behind the scenes
Deep render element of CG birds added prior to holdout.
Final shot ungraded
CG + matte painting set extension elements
Foreground CG birds rendered as deep elements with deep holdout set geometry prior to holdout.
Comp before volumetrics
Final shot ungraded, with added deep volumetric smoke and dust.
Visual Effects: Protozoa Pictures
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Compositing + Deep compositing technical direction + R&D.
Extensive R&D time was spent developing deep compositing tools for Nuke in preparation for final shot compositing.