One of the most popular fun facts from The Lion King thus far has been director Jon Favreau’s revelation that there was one real shot in a film that’s entirely CG. He has since identified which shot that was. But for a film that’s such a huge photorealistic and visual effects feat, there are many more curious, enlightening facts about how Simba, Mufasa, and the entire movie came to be.
Here are 5 fun VFX facts about the making of The Lion King that should paint a clearer picture of the sheer scale of the project and underscore the significance of what MPC Film has achieved as the VFX studio behind the movie.
Learn more about MPC Film’s work on The Lion King by visiting Technicolor’s case study page. — thefocus.com