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Christopher Bruce2013-10-29 14:54:37

Audi Builds Fleet Shuttle for 'Ender's Game' Premiere

In the movie is only existed virtually

 
 
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Audi made a 1:4 scale model for the premiere

For the new film Ender's Game, the producers contracted AudiAudiAudiGermany, 1909 > present83 models
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to create a fleet shuttle quattro that would transport characters between spaceships in the film. However, the vehicle never actually existed in the real world in the film.

“We wanted to work with experts who had an understanding of how the design of the future might look. This is exactly what Audi achieved with its sci-fi design,” said Waybe A. Kennedy, Asset Supervisor for Digital Domain, which made the film’s special effects.

Whenever the vehicle is on screen, it is digital. However, for the film's premiere at the Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, Audi built a physical 1:4 scale model to show off.

Audi created the car without a physical model, and in scenes in the movie where it is being used, the actors sat in an Audi A7 SportbackA7Audi A7Germany, 2010 > present48 versions
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“Designing the Audi fleet shuttle quattro was similar to customizing a tailor-made suit. We adapted it to the requirements of the world in Ender’s Game and at the same time had to take care to preserve our brand values,” said Frank Rimili, chief designer for the film project.

Ender’s Game is the story of a future where Earth in under attack by an alien race. The world begins collecting children to find a future military leader for the human race. One of them is beyond all of the others and quickly rises to become Earth’s military commander.

The film stars Asa Butterfield as Ender Wiggins and includes Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley in major roles.

Audi is not stranger to creating cars for movie since doing the RSQRSQAudi RSQGermany, 2004 > 200410 photos
for the 2004 film I, Robot.

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