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Watch ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Without the VFX

Raw and behind-the-scenes footage without digital enhancements or computer generated effects is packed with practical explosions and daring stunts, delivering much the thrill of the finished movie.

A nifty video has been making the rounds on the Internet that shows the seamless blend of practical and CG effects comprising director George Miller’s epic Mad Max sequel, Mad Max: Fury Road.

One of the most visually impressive films of 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road delivered some of the best action ever seen on the big screen, earning 10 Academy Award nominations, including for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects. Winning accolades from critics and audiences alike, the film received six Oscars for Costume Design, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Production Design, Sound Mixing, and Makeup & Hairstyling.

Entitled Fury Road - Crash & Smash, the video -- which was uploaded to YouTube earlier this month by ESPORTS TV -- features raw and behind-the-scenes footage sans digital enhancements or computer generated effects. Packed with practical explosions and daring stunts all captured in-camera, it’s a genuine joy to watch, and delivers many of the thrills of the finished version:

To learn more about how the visuals for Mad Max: Fury Road were crafted, read AWN's interview with Iloura VFX supervisor Tom Wood to learn all about the studio's work on the film: Tom Wood Travels ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’. And for more fan-made Mad Max insanity, check out this tribute video created by Pablo Fernández Eyre.

(Via SlashFilm)

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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