Union crowds in Yesterday


Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs.


Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, from BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed… and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

Union were the sole VFX vendor chosen to help create the mysterious blackout and enable Jack to perform to huge crowds of adoring fans.

Union illustrated the world’s blackout by gradually turning the lights out across the globe.  The additional context was provided by greenscreen shot sequences in Red Square and at a US baseball game.

From then on we’re in a…

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