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Evil Eye Pictures Creates 3D VFX Artistry For "Cirque Du Soleil Worlds Away" Presented By James Cameron & Paramount Pictures
Reel FX, the fully integrated movie studio, and production company on the film in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil, launched its feature length development and production slate in 2010 and has since aligned itself with some of the most recognized and respected names and brands in the entertainment industry. Reel FX sought Evil Eye Pictures' design and visual effects talent for scenes central to the feature's narrative framework. In the film, two young people journey through the astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil to find each other.
Evil Eye was first tasked to design and produce the sand vortex that literally draws the central characters into the Cirque universe. "The vortex effect required complex creative design and the simulation of millions and millions of animated sand particles," explains John L. Jack, Evil Eye's Visual Effects Producer. "The results in 3D are quite stunning."
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