Why Weta Opted For Practical Elements On The Set Of The Christmas Chronicles 2

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Why Weta Opted For Practical Elements On The Set Of The Christmas Chronicles 2

On behalf of CinemaBlend, and in celebration of the release of The Christmas Chronicles 2, I was given the honor to speak with not only with Visual Effects Supervisor Martin Hill, but also with the actor who played the mischievous villain Belsnickel, Julian Dennison. Through our conversation, I learned a lot about several aspects to last year’s follow-up to The Christmas Chronicles 2, and the outrageous set-pieces employed to one-up its predecessor. After hearing the following story from Hill about one of the most outrageous cases of CGI and practical reference colliding on this project, I have to admit that the effects used to bring Jola, the Yule Cat to life sounded the most impressive. Said the filmmaker,