Ever wonder how much work went into all of those CGI shots from The Avengers during the film’s climactic final battle? Well this new featurette will give you a crash-course in what the folks at Industrial Light and Magic had to do to bring the Marvel Universe to the big screen. Between blending CGI characters with real actors, and creating a completely digital New York City at points, countless hours went into just this one scene. So check out the featurette above in order to get a new perspective on the film the next time you pop The Avengers into your DVD player.

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[via ILM]