Originally Posted by Saquist
Then I stand corrected.
I was quite surprised when I saw these numbers the first time. With all those large models, the thousands of self-produced props and weapons I always thought that it had to be a very costly production. Perhaps the folks in New Zealand just work more efficiently.
But I think there is some tendency to go away from CGI to more real stuff in he last years, Dark Knight did a lot of things in real and JJ et also said that they tried to reduce blue screen shootings, although the ships will probably be pure CGI.