The dragon Smaug, crafted by the artists at Weta Digital for the second Hobbit film is one of several animated characters in a live action film that is the subject of a special category at this year’s Visual Effects Awards. The team behind the creature was nominated along with teams behind the work for China Girl in Oz the Great and Powerful, Leatherback in Pacific Rim and Ryan in Gravity.
The dragon Smaug, crafted by Weta Digital
Virtual Cinematography in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug Laketown The Devil is in the Details by Weta Digital