Originally Posted by DA_Champion
Where does the money go in a 200 million dollar budget? It doesn't look like Hollywood is cutting costs. How much of MoS' budget was effects work?
The only person that I know that worked on MoS worked on the 3d conversion, so I really couldn't give you the numbers. It's worth reading up on. I seen a few articles about some of the bigger names speculating that the industry could crash in the next several years because of this.
To give you an example, the average starting wage as a VFX artist in SoCal is around $12 per hour. Imagine living off of that and being laid off every three months. It's unreal. That's the reason that so many are moving to Australia and India for work.