How to end trilogy
WHAT could the harrowing survival story in the Oscar-winning film
have to do with
Director Dean DeBlois, who returns to helm the third and final film
says he was inspired by Emmanuel Lubezki’s complex and sweeping cinematography to set a new challenge for his animation team.
“We were inspired loosely in the sense that
opens with this beautiful shot where the choreography is crucial because it goes on for so long,” he says.
“That’s rarely done in animation. We have this one shot that goes for over 1000 frames (at 24fps) and required 15 different animators working on it in tandem. It was very complex but we always love taking on a challenge.”
concludes the animated franchise’s story of Hiccup, a young Viking who transforms his community from dragon hunters into dragon riders.
“For all of us it was a great sense of pride in knowing we were delivering a final