Making an opener for a tv talent show presents a lush opportunity to play with depictions of oddball antics and fun feats. Here’s a recent example of how something so amusing can take shape.
The Berlin-based group used an imprecise process to capture the images needed to create 3D models of the featured character in this series of surreal vignettes. The resulting vagueness of detail is a suitable accompaniment to such an eccentric track.
A craggy wasteland is visited by a flying egg-orb only to become stranded in the desolate terrain. The native knuckle-draggers realize this is something special when it starts blinking, so they place it in full view of another planet, presumably earth!
Syfy’s new show where humans have colonized the solar system has received a lot of positive buzz. No doubt some of the praise should be shared with Aussie studio Breeder who held their own with this awesome opener.
An impressive CG dystopia where droids drown in conformity and systemic oppression, is suddenly liberated by the insurgent logo of the Sc-Fi-London Film Festival.
A couple things are worth paying attention to here. Notably, the different ways in which the lab guys, the Everrun material blobs, and the jogging mannequin are rendered. The first has no shadows, the second has hard shadows but no gradients, the third has gradients, yet they all successfully inhabit the same environment.
Amnesty International created a powerful PSA with this uniquely conceived piece. Having Patrick Stewart and Joanna Lumley perform the script adds tremendous drama.