How Avengers: Endgame's Visual Effects Were Made | WIRED

  • Jen Underdahl, Visual Effects Producer for Marvel Entertainment, provides WIRED with an in-depth look at the most impressive visual effects featured in Avengers: Endgame and Infinity War. Jen explains how they crafted "Smart Hulk," made Chris Evans look considerably older, and how they were able to digitally create the entirety of the Avengers' time suits.

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    How Avengers: Endgame's Visual Effects Were Made | WIRED

Comments • 80

  • Michael Degraff
    Michael Degraff 55 minutes ago


  • Nakul Friend
    Nakul Friend 13 hours ago

    U got me 😉🙂🙋‍♂️

  • christian makuta
    christian makuta 16 hours ago

    And did RDJ loose real body wheight or was that digital too?

  • Cristin Clark
    Cristin Clark Day ago

    was there any shotbin the film that had 0% CGI?

  • Areeb Sid
    Areeb Sid 2 days ago

    Legit chills everytime he says avengers assemble

  • Gerard
    Gerard 2 days ago

    The rat was real

  • Shaun Baughman
    Shaun Baughman 2 days ago

    this movie was perfect

  • OhMyWayn33_
    OhMyWayn33_ 2 days ago

    This is why marvel make better movies than dc

  • PP SH-41
    PP SH-41 3 days ago

    I have a question why did none of the heroes die and only the villains die anyone notice this?

  • Sebastian De Leon
    Sebastian De Leon 4 days ago

    theres alot of things that happen in endagame

  • 96NoobMaster69
    96NoobMaster69 4 days ago

    the rat thing is awesome

  • C2.CaitoMXD
    C2.CaitoMXD 4 days ago

    imagine how many extrude is in this animation.
    and how many object it has.

  • darkfalcon9
    darkfalcon9 4 days ago

    The fact that its Sean Gunn who plays the body double for Rocket and is also one of the co- actors in Guardians of the Galaxy is remarkable

  • darkfalcon9
    darkfalcon9 4 days ago

    Yea I got that gauntlet pun

  • Yến Nguyễn thị

    lồn nói nhiều như chó đụ mẹ

  • Tracy Rahman
    Tracy Rahman 5 days ago

    Doctor strange:we are in the endgame
    Spider-Man:we are in the spider verse

  • Noa Versteijnen
    Noa Versteijnen 5 days ago

    This must be the most watched behind the scenes video ever.

  • んノ尺の丂んノ刀乙ノノ_

    18:54 I didn't know thanos it's also a K-pop fans...XD

  • Steven Johnson
    Steven Johnson 6 days ago

    My favorite part of this is the end when cap says AVENGERS!!!! ASSEMBLE I get goose bumps every time
    I had no idea thismuch was required to make this movie it was so amazing
    And this movie would go down as the best ever
    I truly regret not seeing this opening night

  • Rajat Khurana
    Rajat Khurana 7 days ago

    Been almost an year to the Endgame, Tony's death scene still made me cry.

  • SeeItInIMAX
    SeeItInIMAX 8 days ago

    It will always baffle me that this movie did not win Best Visual Effects.

  • rajiv mvg
    rajiv mvg 8 days ago

    This is one of the best video I watched for ages

  • EatDa Weed
    EatDa Weed 8 days ago

    how did spiderma sbhoot da web and stick?

  • Harsh Yadav
    Harsh Yadav 9 days ago +1

    can you subscribe, my channel
    1000 subscribers I want
    to leave my job and get started with content creation

  • Aviana_ Donuts43
    Aviana_ Donuts43 10 days ago

    It's amazing to see how they can turn a human to a beast a green screen into a destroyed background and even make them look very real.

  • soumya dham
    soumya dham 10 days ago

    This didn't win the Oscars for VFX. Ok then.

  • Paul Ambrosius
    Paul Ambrosius 10 days ago

    Then why aren't they cging everything? 😂

  • Snazzy_Pickle
    Snazzy_Pickle 12 days ago


  • Christianjay Fortuno
    Christianjay Fortuno 13 days ago

    when you knew that who played as thanos is an average size person then expected that thanos in real life is like big show🤣🤣 life is a lie

  • Dr. Gill
    Dr. Gill 13 days ago +4

    *This clearly explains how unreal this world is!*

  • thomas gibson
    thomas gibson 13 days ago

    thanks for ruining marvel.

  • Laureen Jill
    Laureen Jill 13 days ago

    good job, really good job rat

  • Key Sax
    Key Sax 14 days ago

    So it means the - cap'm guy and rocket are one?

  • casey NG
    casey NG 14 days ago

    How did Steve become old when his not old when asleep for almost 70 years

    • Zombie Rek
      Zombie Rek 12 days ago

      When he returned the Space Stone he decide to live those 60-70 years with peggy

  • Ricky Ly
    Ricky Ly 15 days ago

    2:19 That very short computer image clip looked like he had a stand (jojo)

  • Kakss
    Kakss 15 days ago

    18:40 "be lucky to find a dry eye on that one"
    Nope, I was cringing hard at that scene. Not because of CGI, but because of how forced that scene felt and how bad it's writing was. Endgame was a huge disappointment after Infinity War in terms of plot and storytelling.

  • Iandrex Llano
    Iandrex Llano 16 days ago

    MVP: The Rat

    WOLF PETERSON 16 days ago

    And I thought it was all real 😢

  • yato
    yato 16 days ago

    That Guardians guy acting as Rocket's stand-in during scenes though hahaha

  • Jacob :D
    Jacob :D 16 days ago

    16:49 yeh you definitely silenced me when spiderman was gone

  • Brea Dedrick
    Brea Dedrick 17 days ago

    Cap always tellin people to watch their language and yet he’s the one who’s cursed the most out of the entire MCU 😂😂

  • Sebastien Perrine
    Sebastien Perrine 18 days ago

    the dislikes are the people who realized that it was fake (...omg :o )

  • Daniel Fennec
    Daniel Fennec 19 days ago

    Such a shame Marvel destroyed decades of development by hiring political pawns as directors and sinking to identity politics.

    • LORD
      LORD 17 days ago

      Why do you say that

  • Zombiebro09
    Zombiebro09 19 days ago

    Get smart hulk out of here we don’t need him we need the smashing up what happened to I’m always angry, in the movie he barley even was angry we was just a nerd

  • A P
    A P 19 days ago +1

    Wait.? So this isn't real?

  • Joe Maggi
    Joe Maggi 20 days ago +1

    Thanos is NOT 15 feet tall! wtf!?

  • Sherif El-Gendy
    Sherif El-Gendy 20 days ago

    They should have asked clint eastwood to play old cap scene :)

  • S Wint62
    S Wint62 20 days ago

    I’ve watched this movie over 40 times. This is amazing to watch.

    PAKKO SEN 21 day ago

    Attention to details goes 99% mode

  • seeking truth and insight

    1:55 - I didn't know our bones had a part in fight or flight until I checked the scientific article (Sep 2019). Thank you for keeping me upto date!

  • Shieh Jimmy
    Shieh Jimmy 22 days ago

    Just kinda feel sometime in the future, all the movie stars could replaced by these 3D characters for good.

  • Santo Craft
    Santo Craft 22 days ago

    The vfx of these movies is so good, that at some point in the future, the “actors” will only be required to scan their faces and leave the rest to the vfx team. Then we will see a full animated movie that looks real but only used full vfx and the only semi real thing was the scanned faces of the actors. And yet that wouldn’t be required as much because they can already recreate them.

    • Hark Movies
      Hark Movies 20 days ago +1

      I’ts not that they can’t do that, it’s more efficient to have as much as practical stuff as possible, as the woman said.

  • AJ
    AJ 22 days ago +14

    Everytime I watch that scene, I'm like

    What is Mantis supposed to do?🤔🤔😂

    • Hal Whalien
      Hal Whalien 18 days ago +1

      If you notice enough, in the background, she did put some giant to sleep

  • Mirage Uchiha
    Mirage Uchiha 22 days ago +1

    Man... It's just amazing to me how fast you all turned both IW & EG around.
    Yeah yeah, the Mouse's money & all that. But...
    When it comes down to all the incredible people who worked behind the scenes to help make both films, it's just... simply amazing.
    Great job everyone!
    (Sans inflation ofc, for all you nitpickers, lol)

  • Sof Ben
    Sof Ben 23 days ago

    The best of both worlds

  • Donald Mousseau
    Donald Mousseau 23 days ago

    You would think your visual effects manager would actually know the character details better. Thanos was not 15' tall. 9' actually. Get it right!

  • Black Widow
    Black Widow 24 days ago +1

    I don’t know why but I see an Evil Captain America and A Good Captain America

  • Movieclips
    Movieclips 24 days ago

    Like it

  • VezyTube
    VezyTube 24 days ago

    endgame budget: 316 million
    green screen cloth cost : 300 million

  • Star Nutron
    Star Nutron 25 days ago +1

    I am only here for Tony Stark
    who agree 👇👇👇

    CEE REAL 26 days ago +1


  • Luke John Boylan
    Luke John Boylan 26 days ago

    why did she talk so long about the woman of marvel cringe scene, noone cares

  • Wilmari’sart *
    Wilmari’sart * 26 days ago


  • PRINCE-sipe mo
    PRINCE-sipe mo 26 days ago

    Best acting goes to... (Drum roll)
    The Rat 😂

    ABHINAV TYAGI 27 days ago

    dude dat much hardwork nd detailing really really deserves all the success dat mcu got ❤️

  • LC Gaming
    LC Gaming 27 days ago

    The only thing I hate about avengers endgame is that fortnite is in it

  • MsMaryPatricia
    MsMaryPatricia 28 days ago

    I honestly was blown away when I found out the time travel suits were digital. They look so real!

  • KY PH Official
    KY PH Official 28 days ago

    That rat deserves an oscar

  • Mr. C2Kk
    Mr. C2Kk 29 days ago +1

    Love the smart nerd techs without them movies like these wouldnt be possible

  • Tekk Luthor
    Tekk Luthor Month ago

    That rat should've been a raccoon. Such a missed opportunity

  • Laldinmawia Hauhulh

    How did spider man swing

  • Cristobal Chun
    Cristobal Chun Month ago

    lies... beautiful ones

  • Mr Vengeance
    Mr Vengeance Month ago

    4:23 - 4:25 Looks like Garrys Mod lmao

  • tashi kun
    tashi kun Month ago

    Boi hemsworth needs make up top be fat and ugly
    I can do that without those fancy products

  • Derpy Boi
    Derpy Boi Month ago

    1:18 isn't that the suit that Mysterio had?

  • Vemon
    Vemon Month ago

    Several doses of Monster Energy Drink

  • Sunil
    Sunil Month ago

    I'm so glad that we owe it to a real rat.

  • Waffle Warrior
    Waffle Warrior Month ago

    2:42 wait wait wait wait. Thanos is taller than daddy pig?? That ain't right

    Btw Thanos is only 8'3"

  • Pixelated Sugar
    Pixelated Sugar Month ago

    *meanwhile.. at DC*

  • Pablo Saucedo
    Pablo Saucedo Month ago

    12:00 the most cringey sequence of the whole film lol, GIRL POWER!!!!