DA 5 BLOODS: Randall Balsmeyer - Overall VFX Supervisor & producer - Netflix - The Art of VFX. Our DP Tom Sigel working with our military advisor Harry Humphries, were extraordinary in the way that they organized the shots in a way that kept the chaotic action coherent on screen. How did you handle the change of ratio, its particular colors and the grain? spike wanted to shoot using the same media that was originally used in the war: 16mm reversal film.
So that was the overall approach to VFX. Which stunt was the most complicated to enhance? When Eddie gets blown up by a land mine, that was the most complex SFX gag. The My Son Temple scene was a little tricky as there were commercial buildings adjacent to or set, and even though we tried to hide them with nets & greens, sometime we….