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    I did the 3d cg effects and some of the 2d compositing particle effects for this shot under the direction of Alvey Media. They wanted to go with … Read More
    I did the 3d cg effects and some of the 2d compositing particle effects for this shot under the direction of Alvey Media. They wanted to go with a sort of Tron cube construction look but also wanted it to be more organic in it's movement. The gun builds itself out (every single component of it...) with several hundred thousand keyframed cubes. The maya files got so large that it would take about an hour to open them on our fastest machines. The maya animation takes about 45 seconds for the gun to build; since, Alvey hadn't filmed yet the shots hadn't been locked down and it was uncertain how fast the build of the gun should take. It looks pretty cool in slow the version of the gun build- if only I had the energy to rerender and compositie this beast all over again... Read Less
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I did the 3d cg effects and some of the 2d compositing particle effects for this shot under the direction of Alvey Media. The gun builds itself out (every single component of it...) with several hundred thousand keyframed cubes.
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