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To get sequences like this, the filmmakers shot the actors against blue screens and, with one monitor displaying the previously shot footage of the model, instructed them to walk around virtual objects and perform other maneuvers as if they were 30 times smaller and actually standing within the model village. Agaton and Rengfelt then composited together the two images—model and models—into what you see here.



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