Transformers Live Action Movie to Have Robotics

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  1. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    EISB has learned and confirmed that KNB Effects will be working on Robotics for the upcoming Transformers The Movie. This means the Transformers themselves will NOT be 100% CGI!



    http://www.iesb.net/dreamworks2006/050806.php




    -Andy
     
  2. Hiro Prime

    Hiro Prime Cybertronian Guru Veteran

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  3. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    Kewl.
     
  4. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    Well, I have a feeling they're going to deviate quite a bit from the orginal designs now for sure.
     
  5. Macross7

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    Probably just some heads & maybe an arm/hand to interact with the people.
     
  6. Vialli

    Vialli Fantastic

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    Treebeard in the LOTR movies comes to mind when I read this...
     
  7. Shipwreck

    Shipwreck Will smack your bitch

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    Transforming boner.
     
  8. SkyQuake

    SkyQuake What's Quakin'?

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    OH NOOOES!! THERE ARE ROBOTS IN A ROBOT MOVIE!.... Ahem, yes sir, I do ba'leave I like it.
     
  9. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Hmmm could be good or bad. Guess we'll have to wait and see.
     
  10. Hiro Prime

    Hiro Prime Cybertronian Guru Veteran

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    My first thoughts exactly. Just cause they're using robotics, doesn't mean that they're going to look compleatly robotic. (although that is kinda what we're looking for here isn't it?)
     
  11. SkyQuake

    SkyQuake What's Quakin'?

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    Too much CGI = fake looking. With some true models maybe this will strike a good balance.
     
  12. Jetplague

    Jetplague Michael Bay is evil!

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    Let's hope it's not like this kind....

    "Johnny 5 kick Prime's butt!"

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  13. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    aww you know it won't look like that :p 


    animatronics have come a REALLY long way... jurrasic park's dinos come to mind... I think this will end up being pretty sweet myself!
     
  14. Dreweido

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    Great idea!
     
  15. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    Awesome!
     
  16. JD

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    Hopefully they'll make a real 20 ft TF :D 
     
  17. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    hah... I'd sell my kidneys on Ebay to own that after the movie :p 
     
  18. Subotnik

    Subotnik Please Stand By.

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    More than likely we'll never end up seeing them on screen. These days they're almost always replaced in post with CG.
     
  19. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    As long as the CGI isn't too "Fake" looking, which is a hilarious thing to say since, you know, it is fake, I don't really care.
     
  20. Orodruin

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    Yeah I was thinking the T-rex from JP. Probably just for human interaction shots and the like.
     

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