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See the Amazing Special Effects Used in the Making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

With a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Millennium Falcon

From Rey’s scavenging on Jakku to Finn and Poe’s escape from the star destroyer, The Force Awakens was chock-full of out-of-this-world moments that brought the magic of the Star Wars universe to new heights. And in a new video from Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Lucasfilm’s VFX and animation studio, fans can catch a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how special effects were used to create these incredible scenes.

The Force Awakens gave us the opportunity to once again push the boundaries of what is possible in character animation and visual effects while combining cutting edge practical effects and physical sets,” ILM captioned the clip.

Watch the full video above.

[h/t Vulture]

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