A short skit about friends playing ping-pong. With any competitive sport, winning is part of the satisfaction. As the game becomes more about who can smash harder, things start to get interesting with subtle VFX and anime style exaggeration.
Peter Jackson’s first video production blog for The Hobbit for 2012.
Looks like they’ve started shooting part 2 of The Hobbit now which will be coming out in 2013, while the first part comes out this Christmas 2012. There’s also some cool footage of Andy Serkis directing the 2nd unit as well.
Previous production videos (#2-5) can be found at IanTeanStreet
For more on the special effects check out the WETA Workshop
Also, visit Peter Jackson on Facebook for more personal details.