How The Technology Used to Make Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’ Could Change Entertainment As We Know It

How The Technology Used to Make Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’ Could Change Entertainment As We Know It

Back in 2017, I caught a glimpse of the future. During a visit to the set of Jon Favreau ’s The Lion King , we got a look at the technology the director and his team used to create the film’s locations in virtual reality. Using a video game engine called Unity, all of the movie’s sets were built as explorable environments that can be visited and scouted by simply donning a virtual reality headset. You can be standing in a sound stage in Playa Vista, California at 9am, and then, five seconds later, be looking around the African […]

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