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Old 04 April 2011   #1
Sucker Punch :: Production Focus


Des Jardin talks about his work on the tight budgeted 'Sucker Punch' 3D production, overseeing a bunch of studio crews on their work. Click the image to read the story about girls, guns and getting VFX done.

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Last edited by PaulHellard : 04 April 2011 at 01:18 PM.
Old 04 April 2011   #2
wow, what timing, thanks. Zach Snyder, is out of his mind for making a loose movie like this. Absolutely, nonsense. But, the VFX is top of the line
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Old 04 April 2011   #3
Beautiful visuals

Thanks for the article and congrats to all the artists who worked on this film

Also Zack Snyder

- Ty
Old 04 April 2011   #4
Wooooo! Thanks for the post
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Old 04 April 2011   #5
Great article!!
Old 04 April 2011   #6
Thumbs up

I have seen this movie,it's so amazing& surprise!
Old 04 April 2011   #7
best movie i've seen since wicker man.
Old 04 April 2011   #8
Originally Posted by evolucian: best movie i've seen since wicker man.

i see what you did there

beees!! not the bees!

Old 05 May 2011   #9

I'm excited for the visual effects in this. I would love to see breakdowns. Thanks for the article!
Old 05 May 2011   #10
Originally Posted by applesause22: I'm excited for the visual effects in this. I would love to see breakdowns. Thanks for the article!

The wood simulation was done with a custom version of DMM - the same finite element modeling system that comes with Maya 2012. We worked with MPC to adopt DMM into their destruction pipeline. The result is their new destruction system called "KALI". There are more details on this in the Cinefex article on Sucker Punch - Cinefex 125.

The sequences with wood breaking turned out great and we are very proud of the work we did with MPC. Expect to see more of Kali in some upcoming movies that MPC is involved in ;-)

Vik Sohal
Co-Founder, Pixelux Entertainment
Old 05 May 2011   #11
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