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See how Weta Digital animated Bombur's bouncing barrel

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Jun 4 2014, 4:54pm

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CookBombur Courtesy of those talented folks at Weta Digital, we're delighted to bring you this fantastic behind-the-scenes video of Bombur's bouncing barrel.


Weta Digital presents a peek inside the world of the animation team as they work out how to solve one of the most complicated shots in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. As part of an epic seven-minute action sequence, Bombur's bouncing barrel shot required an elaborate approach.

See how our animators suited up and used their own performances as part of the animation process.






Kim
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Jun 5 2014, 5:00am

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Seems appropriate. Laugh


That was really fun. I'm not sure how much of that was real, but man, what fun jobs those guys have! I always get a smile on my face when I see the "pole vault" since I know that signals the start of the Bombur sequence.



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Jun 9 2014, 8:35am

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smiles all round Laugh

 
 

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