The Bafta-winning visual effects behind Gravity, Watch Making of Gravity by Framestore Studio built an astounding 2,200 models for Gravity, from large structures such as the International Space Station to the tiny props floating within it.
Gravity: CG sets and suits
It was a remarkable number of asset builds – far more than in a traditional VFX-heavy film. “The number of assets to manage was more akin to that of a CG animated film, but this is on a different scale of complexity entirely as it’s all photo-real. I definitely wouldn’t classify this as a CG film, but it is certainly comparable in terms of the number of assets” says Gravity lead modeller, Ben Lambert.