For Mirror Mirror, Tarsem Singh’s re-telling of the Snow White fairytale, the director called on Tippett Studio to create the climactic encounter between Snow (Lily Collins), The Prince (Armie Hammer) and a fierce Beast.

FXGUIDE talked to visual effects supervisor Matt Jacobs and animation supervisor Will Groebe about the creature work, and features a Tippett Studio Beast breakdown.

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