How the orange haze of Blade Runner 2049’s Las Vegas meant 13 hour renders

Some of the most visually startling moments in Denis Villeneuve‚Äôs Blade Runner 2049 are the distinctively orange and hazy Las Vegas scenes. The look for these was said to be inspired by a rare Sydney sandstorm (one that I remember living through). Academy Award nominee Richard R. Hoover was Framestore’s visual effects supervisor on Blade…