Andy Park talks to us about his creative role at Marvel

Andy Park is currently Visual Development Supervisor at Marvel Studios. Together with serving as a concept artist (designing the characters and illustrating keyframe story moments), he also leads his department and a team of artists working on several films, including: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 2017, Thor: Ragnarok 2017 and Ant-Man and the Wasp…

Film still from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 2017 / © 2017 MARVEL

The mystery is revealed in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

Marvel was so confident in the first Guardians of the Galaxy that a sequel was ordered before the original premiered. Despite being the least well known of the Cinematic Universe heroes to date, the motley band struck an instant chord with audiences, and James Gunn eagerly returned to direct the second outing for Peter Quill…

Marvel Hulkbuster

Bringing computer-generated imagery to the real world

One of the most dynamic action sequences in Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 involves Iron Man and the Hulk. Spellbound by Scarlet Witch’s powers of telekinesis, the Hulk rampages through city streets before being stopped by Tony Stark in his Hulkbuster armour. Amanda Slack-Smith, exhibition curator ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ speaks with Marc Klinnert, Studio…

Doctor Strange 2016

Doctor Strange embraces the mystical

‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ screens all the films including Doctor Strange 2016. This is a great opportunity to see the films then the never-before-seen set pieces which have inspired the exhibition. In Doctor Strange, director Scott Derrickson takes on the origin of masterful, but narcissistic, neurosurgeon Dr Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), who irreversibly damages the…

Find the Infinity Stones in Marvel’s alternate dimensions

The ‘Alternate dimensions’ room in ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ looks at the realms beyond Earth traversed by Ant-Man, Doctor Strange and the Guardians of the Galaxy. Through artwork, costumes, props and film sequences, their adventures into the Quantum Realm (Ant-Man 2015), Astral and Mirror Dimensions (Doctor Strange 2016), and other galaxies (Guardians of the Galaxy…

Thor: Ragnarok 2017

Watch our video to go behind the scenes of Thor: Ragnarok

Working closely with the director and producer, production design teams are responsible for defining the look and feel of a film. The team is led by the Production Designer, who oversees the artists and designers tasked with translating the design concepts into physical costumes, props, sets and locations. This video offers insights into these processes…