Alderaan – Grindlewald, Switzerland.
Grindlewald is a mountain village set at the foot of the ‘North Face’ of the Eiger in a prime central location of the Jungfrau region.
The spectacular landscapes served as plate photography for the end scenes of Alderaan the arrival of Senator Bail Organa and the caring for of Leia.
The establishing shot of the Tantive IV is a combination of digi-matte painting and shots taken by Rick McCallum and a helicopter crew and CG building models. A tiny piece of balcony bench was built for Bail to hand over the baby to the Queen.