Cinematographer Trent Opaloch takes us through that final battle in Endgame and talks about the challenges of shooting an epic finale with 100-plus characters.
When Avengers: Endgame cinematographer Trent Opaloch heard about the plans for the epic battle that concludes the highest grossing movie of all-time, he knew it would be tough to pull off. But if a bunch of scrappy heroes could take on Thanos, what was stopping him from filming it?
Planning a shoot is obviously hard, but planning one of the biggest shoots in the history of filmmaking is… harder. Opaloch recently sat down with Collider and shared how he and the crew pulled off the task, as well as revealing his thoughts on shooting in general. His answers are very insightful for someone at that level of filmmaking — check ’em out:
The Biggest Challenges of Pulling Off Endgame‘s Epic Final Battle
So what is it like to get the call that you’ll be the cinematographer on one of the biggest movies ever made, one that will probably take you to the brink?
Well, here’s how Opaloch describes it:
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