Physics Works: visual effects

Physics and physicists have been at the centre of a slew of recent films, such as Oscar-winning sci-fi epic Interstellar.

Physics Works: visual effects

But it’s also crucial behind the camera. From knowing how real objects behave in order to digitally model them accurately to the technology used in the filmmaking process, visual effects depend on physics.

This report is part of the Physics Works series, which highlights the application of physics in varied and sometimes unexpected industries.

Physics Works: visual effects