Director puts his formidable mind behind Rim

Posted: July 12, 2013 at 1:37 a.m.

Guillermo del Toro had just come from a darkened Burbank auditorium when he arrived at the Warner Bros. lot to lead a conference call of visual-effects technicians finalizing the extensive computer generated sequences for his new film Pacific Rim. He’d spent the first hour of a winter afternoon using a red laser pointer to indicate precisely where he’d like the 3-D effects to be amplified in specific scenes as towering robots known as Jaegers soldiered silently across the ocean floor on the big screen.

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MovieStyle, Pages 25 on 07/12/2013