Behind the Magic: Creating Jedha and Scarif for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

A taste of the Oscar Nominated Visual Effects work behind the destruction of Jedha and the battle on the beaches of Scarif in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Hope to see a longer cut of this in the future, as it’s rather short. Spectacular nonetheless.

UPDATE 2017.03.02 The BBC has a bit more backstory on how some the digital shots where taken: a virtual camera – built using an iPad and a VR controller – was used by director Gareth Edwards to direct some of the shots.

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