Creating Doubles: The Split-Screen and Beyond

Creating Doubles: The Split-Screen and Beyond

We take a look at the history and techniques behind one of the most common visual effects in all of cinema – duplicating a human being! Turn on CC to see movie citations!

Video by Joey Scoma

VFX Breakdowns
Logan – Image Engine


Furious 7 – Weta Digital

Orphan Black


The Parent Trap: Seeing Double

The Social Network

Dead Ringers

The Matrix


Pirates of the Caribbean – Jacks

The Double


Back to the Future Part 2


City of Lost Children

Avengers: Endgame (Cap Vs. Cap)

Gemini Man

Gemini Man – Will Smith Vlog

Additional BTS

The Mummy

Creating Gollum

The Polar Express


MI3 Podcast – Light the Fuse

Tom Cruise Deep Fake – Corridor Digital

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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