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AC Gallery: Titanic Effects

Revisiting the outstanding visual effects work that brought home Oscar gold for visual effects supervisor Robert Legato, ASC and his compatriots.
David E. Williams

The 45'-long hero Titanic model built at Digital Domain. (Photo by Andrew Harvey)
The 45'-long hero Titanic model built at Digital Domain. (Photo by Andrew Harvey)
Under construction. (Photo by Virgil Mirano)
Under construction. (Photo by Virgil Mirano)
The hero model is set up for a motion-control pass. (Photo by Erik Nash)
The hero model is set up for a motion-control pass. (Photo by Erik Nash)
A crane is prepped to angle in as a special ship miniature is readied for an icy impact. (Photo by Eric Erb)
A crane is prepped to angle in as a special ship miniature is readied for an icy impact. (Photo by Eric Erb)
(Photo by Erik Nash)
(Photo by Erik Nash)
(Photo by Tim Conway)
(Photo by Tim Conway)
The two-piece sinkable model of the ship is poised in the water tank. (Photo by Virgil Mirano)
The two-piece sinkable model of the ship is poised in the water tank. (Photo by Virgil Mirano)
(Photo by Erik Nash)
(Photo by Erik Nash)
(Photo by Virgil Mirano)
(Photo by Virgil Mirano)
Miniature ship inter compartments are prepped for shooting. (Photo by Erik Nash)
Miniature ship inter compartments are prepped for shooting. (Photo by Erik Nash)
A shooting platform was built aboard a World War II liberty ship to photograph the ship's wake at speed, which was then composited into shots featuring the production's Titanic model surrounded by a CG ocean. (Photo by Cari Thomas)
A shooting platform was built aboard a World War II liberty ship to photograph the ship's wake at speed, which was then composited into shots featuring the production's Titanic model surrounded by a CG ocean. (Photo by Cari Thomas)

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