Making of “The Walk” a world hit movie based on a true story.
The American film industry was enthralled with a thrilling experience, as Robert Zemeckis recreated an episode of one of the most stunning and breathtaking artistic crime of the 20th century in the silver screen, the 3D film “The walk” portraits the true story of a French High-wire walker Philippe Petit’s who without any prior sanction or security measures has illegally walked across a twin tower of the world trade centre on a tight rope 1,300 ft high above the streets of New York.
One major challenges of the project was the creation of the visual centerpiece of the movie encompassing of the New York City in 1974 with World Trade Centre. The mesmerizing visual effect of the movie was done by one of the leading visual media company Atomic Fiction, by leveraging the largest application of Cloud Computing, using a cloud based software Conductor. The cutting edge technology Cloud now encompasses the film industries in creating extraordinary visual treat into the mainframe story telling.
The central character of the movie ”The walk” is starred by Joseph Gordan Levitt. The agility and scalability of the Cloud Platform helped the artists to offload the possessing from their own computers and send it to Computing engine which is capable of tapping into massive infrastructure when needed. With the deployment of this robust technology it was promulgated that Atomic Fiction had completed 9.1 million hours of processing in cloud platform and also that the company could scale from zero to over 15,000 processors running concurrently in minutes. The ability of the use on demand technology and billing for actual usage had led to an average of 50% cost cutting in comparison to traditional means.