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Digital Domain turns Alice into a Decepticon

by on July 2, 2009

alice-transformersOne of the “horror” scenes in the new Transformer’s movie is when Alice, a sexy new coed character at Sam’s college, suddenly changes into a Decepticon.  How did they do the effect?  Digital Domain tells us:

No green screen or motion capture was used when shooting actress Isabel Lucas. But it took seven months for a team of 20 to create countless layers of effects, devised with complex equations and meticulous rendering with the software Houdini to create the six-second shot.

via Scene Stealer: ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ | Hero Complex | Los Angeles Times.