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The head of animation Steve Preeg discusses the making of this sci-fi classic

After a successful theatrical release, Tron: Legacy hits the shelves on DVD, two-disc Blu-ray/DVD, four-disc Blu-ray/DVD/3D Blu-ray, and Tron: Legacy/Tron: The Original Classic five-disc Blu-ray on April 5. One of the more integral parts of this effects-heavy production is the head of animation, Steve Preeg, who won an Oscar for his visual effects work on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Steve Preeg recently headed up a "virtual roundtable" session where he discusses the making of Tron: Legacy. Here's what he had to say below.

What was the hardest part of the animation in Tron: Legacy?

Steve Preeg: For sure the hardest part was Clu, bringing a human being to the screen has long been considered impossible in CGI, as humans are very used to looking at other humans faces. Avoiding what »


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