How VFX Artists Have Recreated the World Trade Center for a Post-9/11 World

Some of the most enduring images of the 9/11 attacks were the before-and-after photos of the World Trade Center, with the soaring towers beautifully jutting out from Downtown before they fell to the ground.

For films and TV shows set in a pre-9/11 world, VFX artists are often tasked with recreating that skyline.  The artists have plenty to draw from, as the buildings were well-documented with photographs, videos and footage that to help them faithfully and accurately recreate the twin towers, often in painstaking detail.

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, two VFX artists discussed how they recreated the twin towers for the film “United 93” and FX’s “Pose.”

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