Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Image Engine once again ventured into the wizarding world of Fantastic Beasts for the third film in the series that continues to inspire our technical and creative abilities.

Our team created a magical destruction of 1930’s Berlin along with a dark, nightmarish alternate version of Berlin, a magical blood troth, as well as expanding our understanding of the Obscurus and more! All packed into 170 shots for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.

Release Date: April 15, 2022

Production VFX Supervisor: Christian Manz

Production VFX Producer: Olly Young

Image Engine VFX Supervisor: Martyn Culpitt

Image Engine VFX Producer: Tyler Weiss

2022 VES Award Nomination for ‘Outstanding Effects Simulations In A Photoreal Feature’ for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

  • Jesse Parker Holmes, Lead FX TD
  • Rob Richardson, Lead FX TD
  • Grayden Solman, FX TD
  • Toyokazu Hirai, FX TD
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Experience our breathtaking destruction of 1920s Berlin with this award-nominated reel, showcasing the intense battle between Dumbledore and Credence. Image Engine’s VFX in this sequence was nominated for ‘Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature’ for the 2023 VES Awards.

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Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) with Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) in the back

Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law)

Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law)

Credence Barebone (Ezra Miller)

Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law)


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