Paramount/Marvel

  • John Nelson, Ben Snow, visual effects supervisors; Shane Mahan, physical suit effects supervisor; Dan Sudek, practical effects supervisor

  • Industrial Light & Magic, Orphanage, the Embassy, Stan Winston Studio

  • Robert Downey Jr.’s breezy performance in the title role set the tone for “Iron Man,” and the vfx team was responsible for building an entire digital performance around his work, including the hero’s “First Flight,” “Dogfight” and “End Fight” sequences.

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