DIGITAL PROSTHETIC MAKEUP A GAME CHANGER?
Captain America : The Winter Soldier is nominated for VFX. One of the more challenging VFX shots was an "digital old age make-up" on actress Haley Atwell. They did multiple tests using prosthetic makeup but, ultimately chose to composite an older doubles features over Haley's own. The attached video shows a breakdown of this effect.
Should they have attemted more makeup tests?
Do you feel the digital route is convincing?
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