Sunday, December 01, 2013
Complete Smaug the Dragon Revealed by Air New Zealand
video from Air New Zealand (below), we now have a look at the complete dragon as he was installed on one of their Boeing 777-300ER. The 177 feet long image, according to Weta Digital Visual Effects Eric Saindon, "Capturing Smaug’s presence and the amazing detail in his design while accommodating the windows, doors and wing shape was quite a different experience for us. It was great to see Smaug brought to life, and he appears even larger in the film!"