The Brewery provided the vfx for ITV’s biopic Tommy Cooper. Known for his red fez and one liners Cooper famously died on stage in front of millions of television viewers, midway through his act. To recreate the historic theatres of his day, the Brewery visited each location and shot panoramic footage. Lights, Neon signs and posters were added in post to bring these famous sets back to life.
The Brewery developed a new crowd technique for Tommy Cooper’s stage scenes. Green screen crowd elements were filmed and converted into a low detail 3D mesh to create a ’2.5D’ crowd of extras. See the breakdown below.