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A Visual Breakdown of the Oscar-Nominated VFX of 'The Hobbit'

2/19/2013 11:49 AM Eastern

Weta has released a 4 1/2 minute behind-the-scenes clip of its visual effects work for The Hobbit. See how Ian McKellen went from being in a greenscreened room all by himself to attending a feast with dwarves and how many of the film's fantastical creatures, including Gollum, came to life. Weta's work is nominated for a visual effects Oscar this weekend.

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