X-Men DoFP: Animating the SentinelsJune 15th, 2014
The Sentinels in X-Men: Days of Future Past are pretty astounding enemies and some of the most lethal robots you’ll ever see on screen. Wired goes into the visual effects room with the team behind creating the Sentinels and their ability to absorb and morph mutant powers. The animations involved over 100,000 scale-like blades on each Sentinel with sophisticated programming to move each individual blade. The effect on screen is astounding and it’s incredible to see where visual effects techniques are going.