Avatar: The Way of Water Digital Release Information and Presentations by Jon Landau and Richard Baneham

With over $2.3 billion in worldwide theatrical revenue, Avatar: The Path of Water is giving way to liberation at home. She expects even more significant income than his theatrical career.

In this March 28 digital release, fans will be able to relive their favorite moments from the second installment of the Avatar franchise. It features over 3 hours of never-before-seen extras including interviews with the filmmakers, cast and crew. Audiences will get a special behind-the-scenes look at the technology, film production, sets and costumes that took years to develop.

This is the synopsis of the film:

Avatar: The Path of Water Reach new heights and explore depths unknown when James Cameron returns to the world of Pandora in this thrilling action-adventure. Set over a decade after the events of the first film, Avatar: The Path of Water begins the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri and their children), the troubles that haunt them, the efforts they go to to stay safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure. All of this against the stunning backdrop of Pandora, where audiences are introduced to new Na’vi cultures and a variety of exotic sea creatures that inhabit the majestic oceans.

Nominated for numerous Academy Awards, including Best Picture, the James Cameron-directed film became the third-highest-grossing film of all time and set a new benchmark for visual effects. Produced by Cameron and his longtime partner Jon Landau, the Lightstorm Entertainment production stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis and Kate Winslet. Joining the illustrious adult cast are talented newcomers Britain Dalton, Jamie Flatters, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Bailey Bass and Jack Champion.

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At a special digital preview event of Avatar: The Path of Waterproducer Jon Landau invited selected press, including LRM Online, to view some of the bonus features ahead of its release.

The following video is recorded with Landau’s introduction to the digital release and subsequent Q&A.

Jon Landau Intro & Q&A for Avatar: The Way of Water Digital Release

These are the additional features of the digital release:

Inside Pandora’s Box (A feature film series about the challenges facing the cast and crew as filmmakers engineer new technologies to push the boundaries of cinema.)

Building the world of Pandora – James Cameron and a team of talented artists combine years of research with their design skills to build the world of Pandora with new characters, creatures, indigenous clans, underwater environments, and the hard-tech world of the GDR.

Capturing Pandora – James Cameron’s approach to performance capture has the cast performing in a volume equipped with infrared cameras to capture their movement, and head-mounted cameras to capture the emotion on their faces with only the limits of the imagination to limit them .

The underwater world of Pandora – Co-production designer Dylan Cole and his team envision the sea creatures needed to Avatar: The Path of Water while James Cameron and his team of stuntmen devise extraordinary means of bringing these creatures to life in a motion capture tank.

The challenges of the waters of Pandora – James Cameron tackles the “non-trivial challenge” of motion capture above and below the surface of the water, using a wave machine and current generator to reproduce ocean conditions and underwater vehicles to replicate the motion of the creatures.

Pandora Returning Characters – James Cameron reunites with his returning cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang. Together they discuss the amazing evolution of their characters in Avatar: The Path of Water.

The next generation of Pandora – Meet the talented young newcomers who have been chosen as the next generation of Na’vi and follow them through the adventure of making Avatar: The Path of Water.

Spiderweb – James Cameron introduced the human character of Spider into the web of Pandora, creating a series of technological challenges on set… and an incredible journey for young actor, Jack Champion.

Becoming Na’vi – He Avatar The cast is immersed in the culture of the indigenous Na’vi, living off the land in the Hawaiian rainforest and training in a multitude of disciplines in preparation for their roles.

The People of Pandora’s Reef – In true James Cameron fashion, the Metkayina Reef Clan has been developed with great attention to detail, with unique evolutionary traits and culture, with new homes, new clothes and a different way of life, all the result of living off the ocean . .

Bringing Pandora to life – Once James Cameron completes his virtual production process, each sequence is transferred to Weta FX to bring Pandora to life, with unprecedented advances in facial performance, environments and making CG water look real.

The GDR returns to Pandora – Co-production designer Ben Proctor and his team present an armada of new vehicles and human technologies that the GDR is bringing to Pandora, in conceptual design and practical builds.

Pandora’s new characters – Meet the new important characters of the Avatar saga starring Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell and Jemaine Clement.

the sounds of pandora – Hear how James Cameron worked with composer Simon Franglen to create the distinctive music of the path of water while drawing on James Horner’s brilliant score for Avatarand learn how Chris Boyes created the immersive sounds of Pandora.

New Zealandpandora’s house – The production of Avatar aftermath is so deeply embedded in New Zealand that James Cameron considers the path of water a “New Zealand film”. Hear reflections from the cast and crew, including the extraordinary New Zealand team, on the making of the film.

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More from Pandora’s Box (Additional articles highlighting special teams within the production.)

Foundry – Discover the screen tests that won the talented young cast their roles in Avatar: The Path of Water.

stunts – He Avatar The stunt team isn’t just creating some awesome action, they’re driving the story forward. From running underwater in ilus, to taking to the skies in ikrans, to maneuvering RDA speedboats, the team of stuntmen leaves you breathless and wanting more.

The laboratory – Explore Lightstorm Lab, the virtual production backbone for the Avatar Film (s. Comprised of specialized teams, the lab builds and supports all aspects of production: environments, motion editing, Kabuki, sequencing, post visualization, and software development.

the companyAvatar‘s Troupe is the Swiss Army knife of acting, as they play dozens of roles on set, in volume of performance capture and live action sets, they bring to life the Na’vi clans and RDA Recoms. They also perform Na’vi scale puppets in live action settings.

During the press tour, there was a presentation of water tank shooting by Academy Award-winning VFX director Richard Baneham. Here is the video:

Avatar: The Path of Water will be available exclusively to purchase digitally on March 28. Here’s a pre-order link for Movies Anywhere.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Lightstorm Entertainment