Walking Dead FX reel reveals the secrets behind S2's zombie magic

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Marc Bernardin
Dec 16, 2012

For years, zombie entertainment was inexpensive to make: All you needed was some sets and some extras and some innovative makeup. But AMC's runaway hit is leaning on some advanced technology to bring us a walker-ridden world gone by.

As impressed as I can be watching movies and TV filled with impossible worlds that can only exist thanks to shiny CGI, I'm more impressed when I can't spot that CGI—when it does its job so well that I can't see the seams.

Now if only this digital trickery could make my wife want to watch the show with me ...

(via Nerdcore)