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VFX Story of Suicide Squad


Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name. It is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe. The film is written and directed by David Ayer and stars an ensemble cast featuring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood and Cara Delevingne. The storyline of the film states that a U.S. intelligence officer decides to assemble a team of dangerous, incarcerated super villains for a top-secret mission. Suicide Squad is still being considered a blockbuster hit. The movie has racked up an impressive $600 million worldwide.

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Suicide squad was greatly appreciated and highly praised by the audience all over the globe for its VFX work. While the story and editing came under quite a lot of fire when it opened earlier this August, no one will argue that the visuals and graphics weren’t extraordinary. Buddha Jones was reportedly brought in last minute to alter the vibe of the movie, and give it more of a fun, comic book tone. VFX for films is an essential component. Almost all the films that are made tend to use VFX as a key element. No film is complete without inculcation of visual effects. All action and superhero movies use VFX for their films.

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However, Suicide Squad remains to be one of the most memorable works in terms of visual effects, VFX for films is no easy task but the visual effects artists have to put in a lot of efforts and tediously hard work to make a film worth the view. The best kind of visual effects are the ones you don’t even notice. It turns out; there were a lot of those kinds of shots in Suicide Squad! MPC, the same visual effects company that worked on Batman v Superman, worked on David Ayer’s movie about bad guys.

It’s abundantly clear that VFX works wonders for the construction of a character in a heavy, hard-hitting action sequence. However, CGI and VFX work also really help a filmmaker establish the exact nature of a location, even if we often don’t realize it. In addition to this VFX for films leads to the engagement of more and more audience across the globe and for a wider age group.

We need to accept the fact that this particular movie has stood out to be a piece of excellent work in terms of VFX for films.

Hitech Animation
December 14, 2016
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