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Indonesian animators involved in 'Avengers: Infinity War'

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The Jakarta Post

- | Mon, April 23, 2018 | 06:45 pm
Indonesian animators involved in 'Avengers: Infinity War'

A still from "Avengers: Infinity War". (Disney/File)

Two Indonesians were reportedly involved in making the highly anticipated Avengers: Infinity War movie.

Tribunnews.com reported that Ronny Gani and Renald Taurusdi held the title of senior animator and creature technical director, respectively.

“In a larger context, our job was making visual effects for the film,” Ronny said during the movie’s promotional tour in Singapore on April 15.

Ronny also worked on The AvengersPacific RimThe Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Ant-Man, among other films.

“The filmmakers approached us, and we provided services in making visual effects, such as explosions, character animations, simulations and more,” Ronny added.

Ronny was tasked with making the superhero characters look alive.

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He mentioned Hulk as an example. The green giant was made by computers, and though he had undergone several digital effects, he still looked lifeless.

“My job was to make him look alive, based on performances that the filmmakers desired in each shot,” Ronny explained.

Once Ronny was finished, Renald took over with work involving simulations on the characters’ costumes, muscles and hair.

“For instance, if the script said [a character’s] pants are made of denim, then I have to make them look like jeans. That image needs to get through to the viewers,” Renald said.

Avengers: Infinity War will hit local theaters on April 25. (wng)

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