Pre-Production - 1
Skyfall is a sequel to the 23 film series. The five
latest ones include:
The World Is Not Enough (1993),
Die Another Day (2002),
Casino Royale (2006),
Quantum Of Solace (2008) and then
Skyfall is in 2012.
Sam Mendes is Skyfall’s director.
Pre-Production - 2
Eon Productions and Pinewood Studios.
Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes and
Green lighting restarted on 11th January 2011, and was in the
process until the release date of November 9th 2012.
In the UK (Pinewood
Studios, London, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Scotland), in Japan
(Hashima Island), in Turkey (Instabul, Adana) and in China
(Shanghai).Skyfall was filmed using
IMAX, using mainly Arri
Alexa cameras. It is a 2D
film using CGI of around
They were unhappy with the IMAX
tests made from their footage as
the colours "didn't look great",
following with retests without
using IMAX Corporations
proprietary re-mastering process
finding it looked much better
with this removal.
Production faced criticism for
allegedly damaging buildings
while filming a motorcycle chase
across rooftops in the city.
The Komodo Dragon and the whole shot including the background
was CGI. Also the lake by Skyfall when Silva arrives by helicopter, and
Skyfall on fire was digitally composed, as was the fog and the icy
breath. The DB5 which was destroyed was actually 3D printed
because they didn't want to destroy a real one, and damage was
added digitally too. A very, very large part of Skyfall is special
effects, so I'd class it as being reliant on them.
They decided that
James Bond "wasn't
ready for 3D" so they
went down the route
of IMAX instead.
They never created
any of Skyfall in 3D
and are not
planning on it at
There isn't any
Skyfalls premiere took place on October 23rd, 2012
in Londons Royal Albert Hall.
Marketing – Heineken Beer
A £28.2 million deal was made for a
product placement deal. Daniel Craig
said it was necessary to tie it in for such
an expensive project like Skyfall. The
Heineken cost covered almost a third of
the film's estimated £93.7m ($150m)
Marketing – Tom Ford Tailoring
Tom Ford says that he's "thrilled"
with the results of
dressing Daniel Craig as James
Bond in the new Skyfall film. The
designer has created the entire
wardrobe for Craig in the film.
Marketing – The Olympics
A video was made in
collaboration between the
Olympic Committee, MGM, and
Sony Pictures, Bond escorts The
Queen herself from Buckingham
Palace to the stadium.
Marketing – Sony Xperia
James Bond (played by Daniel
Craig) uses a Sony Xperia™ T
mobile phone in the movie
SkyFall. A special SkyFall edition
of the phone is now
available, which is called "The
Bond Phone" by Sony.
Marketing – US and Worldwide
Thank you for
presentation – Zoe