Computer Graphics World has an online exclusive with Double Negative, who did the magic in "The Sorcerer’s Apprentice". De Wet, the visual effects supervisor, talks about how they worked on the cleanup scene and also the final battle scenes using computer graphics.
"We didn’t push the envelope with new technology never used before. Instead, we tried to come up with new and interesting ideas without necessarily using freshly invented tools. We just wanted it to look good.”
Sometimes, that’s all that matters.