Special effects guide to Children of Men

Director Alfonso Cuaron directed the gritty dustopian drama Children of Men in the finest tradition of Blade Runner therefore, the future is a bleak and depressing place. For the visual effects team it is also a place filmed in long, complex, traveling single take shots with little or no ‘set’ lighting. The shots often required massive 3d tracking and compositing.

There is an interesting discussion of the film’s special effects at fxguide.


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