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His Dark Materials: Behind-the-scenes magic that created the Daemons - from puppets to lifelike CGI

8 days ago   |   By Metro

His Dark Materials just wouldn't have been able to come to life if it wasn't for one of the most important parts of Philip Pullman's world - the daemons that stand side-by-side with every character.
The physical embodiment of each person's soul, daemons embody the true nature of each character, which when playing against real life actors, can become a task of itself for everyone involved in the series creation.
But thankfully, the visual effects team went above and beyond to bring the creatures to life - starting with puppets on set that were then removed and replaced with the CGI animals...
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