On September 10, 2013, Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture and the Center for Science and the Imagination co-hosted “Walking the Dinosaur: Building T. Rex for Jurassic Park” at ASU’s Tempe campus. This event featured Michael Trcic, the lead special effects artist of the T. Rex for Jurassic Park. In this presentation, he discussed the journey of creation, from concept to life-size working model and the unplanned fate of the creature. Check out a sneak peek and watch the full presentation below.
Watch the full video presentation below, and stay tuned for the full-length podcast. Peter Lehman, director of the Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture, introduces Michael, and the presentation begins at 10:50.