Well, yes! They were all inspired by live realistic landscapes but come on! They were animations. The creator’s imagination was able to form a brand new location out of thin air. The truth is, many of the famous animations we have watched have real locations. For the inner child, yours and mine, let’s take a peek into these landscapes:
The seat of Moorish monarchs is a majestic palace which overlooks Granada. This exceptional scenery is home to fascinating architecture and tranquil gardens. Colourful tiles, serene ponds and breathtaking views are what awaits you in The Alahambra in Spain. It bestows many animation designers and also filmmakers to have a location with a special theme.
One of the most surreal island settings in all of the world is in France, Mont Saint Michel island. Surreal sceneries are the most inspiring places for filmmakers, an island crowned by a monastery with a peak reaching for the heavens, mysteries and romantic, is all an animation designer needs.
Where do you think Moana got its amazing landscapes? Didn’t you want to go there assuming you knew it was a real place on earth? Samoa, in the South Pacific, is where you could satisfy your curiosity.
Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid, had a castle, di you remember? For those of us who ever had a crush on this Disney prince, the chance of visiting that place is something to grab and not let go. Have you packed? Let’s go there: Chillon Castle, Switzerland.
The animation Up is in the list of 250 top movies or must be seen movie-animations. The world’s tallest waterfall, Angel Falls in Venezuela is exactly the Paradise Falls in Up. You could blow up your balloons and land there.