Let’s take a closer look at the CGI and special effects in The Force Awakens, shall we?
Oscars has a great breakdown of the VFX before/after featured in the latest Star Wars, and it’s definitely worth a watch. Amazing to see how much of this stuff is recorded ‘in real life’ versus what is constructed digitally! Not to mention the fantastic practical effects. Also - spoiler warning!
Some GIFs, for your viewing pleasure:
Contact the author at email@example.com.