Colorful CG Galore In “Ghostbusters” VFX Reel

Almost two months on and the “Ghostbusters” reboot reaction took a nasty turn this week with the cyber bullying of one of its female stars becoming so aggressive that the U.S. federal authorities are now stepping in.

However you felt about the film, one thing that has been debated about in forums and reviews has the visual effects. The lushly colored and almost Scooby-Doo style visuals were imaginative and some downright beautiful even if very obviously computer generated.

Today a new VFX reel by iLoura shows off how they did it – from a combination of glowing drones and cubes on fishing lines on the set to the multiple effects passes in the compositing stage. Check it out: