Watch: Great 30-Minute FX Logic Episode on Making 'The LEGO Movie'
After seeing The LEGO Movie last weekend, you might be wondering just how much of the film was created using real LEGO pieces, and how much was just some spectacularly crafted animation. Well, most of the film was created with the help of the FX company Animal Logic in Australia, and it took no less than 3,863,484 unique, virtual bricks and 15,080,330 total pieces to bring the film to life. We've already seen one featurette diving into the making of the film, but a new extensive look at the animation and visual effects of the film has arrived from FX Guide, and it's a thoroughly fascinating journey behind the scenes.
The LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film written and directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The film follows Emmet, a completely ordinary, rules-following, LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared. Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie and Morgan Freeman all lend their voices to the film Warner Bros. Pictures has in theaters right now. Go see it!