“EARTH’S FINAL HOURS”
Balancing performance, exposition and cinematography with VFX, stunts, car chases & explosions is challenging. On a fourteen day shoot with 1/100th the budget of a summer tentpole is nearly impossible.
“EARTH’S FINAL HOURS” was delivered on time and under budget.
Shooting on 35mm film encouraged consideration of every creative choice. With extensive pre-viz and planning we were able to meet the studio’s expectations.
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“Earth’s Final Hours”
Director of Photography: Anthony Metchie. Production Design: Renée Read. Costume Designer: Tanya Lipke. 1st A.D.: Greg Rousseaux. Sound: Tad Nazar. US Casting: Penny Perry. CAD Casting: Maureen Webb. Stunts: Brett Chan. Original Score: Michael Neilson. Editor: Christopher A. Smith. Producer: John Prince. Screenplay: Rachelle Howie, David Ray. Director: W. D. Hogan
- The ending was filmed on location at an abandoned mine in Minati Bay, B.C.
- After the exploding car didn’t provide the results desired, the SFX crew rigged it to blow a second time in under ten minutes.
- The hurricane fans used in the final battle scene embedded dirt and debris into the equipment and ruined the lenses.