By now you’ve probably seen the first 40 seconds of the new Doctor Who episode The Eleventh Hour on the BBC website – and marvelled at the Doctor hanging from the edge of the TARDIS!
One might genuinely believe the footage was filmed from a helicopter – if only the TARDIS was real!
It’s a great visual – but just how did they do it? You can find out thanks to a clip on YouTube – it seems a helicopter mounted camera was involved… but only in conjunction with a green screen, some scaffolding, Matt Smith on wires and two sticks of wood flapping the doors of a stripped-down police box:
(Via io9.com, where you’ll find even more clips about the new series of Doctor Who)