Director J. J. Abrams Limits Use of Lens Flare in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
J. J. Abrams the director of upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is known for his love of using lens flare. He is said to have used the technique widely in his films like “Star Trek,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “Mission: Impossible III” and “Super 8.” It will be interesting to see how much lens flare technique he has utilized with the upcoming epic science war fiction “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. Read on to find out more about the lens flare and J. J. Abrams scoop ahead.
According to Cinema Blend, on the sets of “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert asked Abrams about the use of lens flare in his upcoming “Star Wars” trilogy flick.
To which 49-year-old Abrams replied that he allowed lens flare to take a back seat which means there would be less of lens flare. Colbert pointed out that he has already figured out a few segments of lens flare in the trailer itself.
Hopefully, what Abrams said turns to be true. He has been addicted to the technique and it became evident with the movies including “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Super 8” which used the techniques more than 700 times in both the movies.
Director Abrams stated that “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” depends on the previous works of the franchise and will stick to the pattern which has been followed. The upcoming movie depends on what previous six movies have told and presented and it will follow the legacy.
J.J. Abrams directorial “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is slated to release on Dec. 18, 2015.
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