Awards season: How Gravity was made in London
17 January 2014 Last updated at 21:10 GMT
Space movie Gravity will be one of the leaders at this year's Oscars with 10 nominations.
Despite its unearthly vistas, the film is the result of some pioneering work by a special effects team based in London.
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