Jack shows off his resourcefulness in “Winter Spirit” by Rise of the Guardians visual development artist WoonYoung Jung.
Travel back in time! Pitch meets the newly-assembled Guardians in “Pitch Black” by Rise of the Guardians story artist Johane Matte (rufftoon) and colored by visual development artists Perry Maple and WoonYoung Jung
"The Guardians are the original super heroes!"
- Peter Ramsey, director of Rise of the Guardians
“One of the things I’m most proud of is the sequence where Pitch and Sandy are fighting in the clouds. The visual effects and lighting teams did an amazing job of bringing to life the visual intensity and emotional impact that the art department wanted to convey.” – Max Boas, art director
Art by Jayee Borcar
In one of the earlier versions of the movie, Sandy sailed the clouds in a shape-shifting dream ship made of sand and capable of camouflaging itself in the clouds.
Concept art by Peter Maynez
“We needed Jack to be our guide into the world of the Guardians, so he became our protagonist – a boy who doesn’t know his place in the world.” - Christina Steinberg, producer
Concept art by Paul Lasaine
With its stone carvings and Japanese-garden touches, it’s apparent Bunnymund’s Warren was once an orderly place, perhaps the site of a lost civilization.
Each Guardian takes an oath to protect childhood. Share their oath if you BELIEVE!
“This is Berk. It’s 12 days north of hopeless, and a few degrees south of freezing to death.”
Kung Fu Panda Trivia: Po’s full name is Po Ping which means “Precious Peace.”
“You will fulfill your destiny and take over the restaurant, just as I took it over from my father, who took it over from his father, who won it from a friend in a game of mahjong.”
Tooth Palace concept art by Margaret Wuller
“He could just take the door to the left for an easy exit, but North loves the excitement of a challenge. Instead of taking the safe route, he takes his sleigh through the underground tunnel system created by the Yetis to bring supplies to the castle.” – Patrick Hanenberger, production designer
Art by Arthur Fong
“What’s really great about this movie is the breadth of it. The art team had their hands full, but they did a fantastic job. The film is beautiful because of all the exotic locations.” -Conrad Vernon, director of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted