Check out this incredibly complex new CARS 2 triptych artwork from our friends over at DISNEY • PIXAR

April 14 2011

Check out this incredibly complex new CARS 2 triptych artwork from our friends over at DISNEY • PIXAR! This artwork captures 415 posed characters and took a total 5 months to create!

Directed by John Lasseter, Cars 2 features the voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Jason Isaacs, Joe Mantegna, Peter Jacobson and Thomas Kretschmann.

Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car.  But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.  Torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world.  Adding to the fast-paced fun is a colorful new all-car cast that includes secret agents, menacing villains and international racing competitors.

Technical Facts: Featured Characters
Tokyo: 130 posed characters, 2 simulated crowds
London: 145 posed characters, simulated traffic
Italy: 140 posed characters, simulated crowds
TOTAL: 415 posed characters

Technical Facts: Composition
Total shots: 20 cameras and locations per poster = 60 individual shots
Total staff: 20-25 people: CS TDs, layout artists, master lighters, matte painters, simulation TDs
Total time to complete: 5 months

 

Check out the Cars 2 Gallery for a larger version of the triptych poster.

Cars 2 Film Page | Cars 2 Facebook Page

CARS 2 DRIVES INTO CINEMAS ON JULY 22

 


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