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11 Things You Didn't Know About Avatar

By Rakesh Kumar

December 23, 2020

Sound artists used real-life animal sounds for Pandora's beasts.

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Every Na'vi costume was built in real life. 

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James Horner invented many of the instruments used in the movie's score. 

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Cars factored into Cameron's creature design. 

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Cameron used two different 3D camera rigs to shoot Avatar. 

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Visual-effects artists used a facial mold with holes in it to place the green dots on the actors' faces. 

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In the climactic banshee flight sequence, the choir is singing in Na'vi. 

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Na'vi was influenced by Amharic, Persian and Chinese, among other languages. 

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The futuristic weapons in Avatar were props, but just barely. 

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