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DaveWortley
11-14-2006, 01:52 AM
A group of 4 of us at Portsmouth Uni are making a movie trailer for a (Shaun of the Dead style) remake of "Day of the Triffids" We've had 5 weeks worth of work on R&D have an animatic and have already shot some of the shots. Going to be doing a fair amount of VFX work with HD footage and a few full CG shots.

More to come soon...

Our Deadline is January 24th, so watch this space for a monster long post! C&C will be more than welcome, as we're aiming for a high mark.

DaveWortley
12-11-2006, 09:10 PM
Suppose it's about time for an update. (Will try make them more regular now as want guidance on a few issues)

Click here for the animatic (sorry wmv file) (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/Animatic.wmv)

A few concept images

http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/Image2.jpg

http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/Image3.jpg



Some Meteorite Tests

Meteorite Comp Tests (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/meteortest.wmv)

http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/test010.jpg

http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/test008.jpg



A Triffid Walk/Rig Test (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/walk.avi)

A Triffid Render (still heavily WIP)

http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/Image6.jpg

gcapot8462
12-12-2006, 01:42 AM
is looking really good man!!, i'm sure the final piece will be awesome just by the look of your pre-production.

mistasam02
12-12-2006, 04:39 AM
sweet! looks like a fun project! cool creatures as well! lookin forward to seeing more :thumbsup:

DaveWortley
12-12-2006, 02:13 PM
Some Picture of Portsmouth's Spinnaker tower, which we're blowing up in the final shot :)

http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/Tower_002.jpg

http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/Tower_003.jpg


http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/Tower_005.jpg

DaveWortley
12-12-2006, 02:21 PM
A few more test pieces.

Rendered Tower Collasping 1.4mb avi (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/collaps_test_b.avi)

Preview of Tower collapsing (dust cloud particles improved) 3mb avi (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/_scene2.avi)


One of the shots envolves a Triffid smashing through an office window. Been experiementing with pflow trying to get a realistic smash over a proxy object.

Window being smashed 0.5mb avi (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/004_scene.avi)

DaveWortley
12-13-2006, 03:13 PM
http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/rendertest01.jpg

Broken glass test b (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/glasstest_06b.avi)

Deflector driven glass smashing.

DaveWortley
12-17-2006, 02:45 PM
New video of glass breaking. (0.5mb avi) (http://www.digitonaldesign.co.uk/dave/triffid/office_attack_a.avi) Now with Triffid and background plate.

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