Mary Poppins Returns was bound to suffer comparisons to its predecessor, Mary Poppins and many people here skeptical as if it the magic could be recreated once more. Fortunately, Rob Marshall handled the film as a labor of love and made sure to have the best team be part of this new adventure. We had the opportunity to speak with VFX supervisor, Matt Johnson about the challenges of brining new life to a beloved classic.

Seeing as how the first Mary Poppins film was done in the 60’s before the wonders of computer animation and visual effects where on hand, I was curious as to what where some of the challenges the visual effects team had to overcome in order to remain true to the spirit of Mary Poppins but giving it a fresh, new look for those who were new to this character and her story.Continue Reading…