In the visual effects breakdown for Agent Carter season one, there are the usual suspects: explosions, effects from mad science, action sequences. But the thing that stands out is just how many effects were needed to turn the show’s California locations into period New York ones.


The video released by Marvel repeatedly shows sets and exteriors getting a VFX gloss over green screens. Or even just painting the distinctive New York skyline where there was none. Seeing it all kind of explains why the show’s setting moved to California in season two.

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