View Full Version : Idea for future challenge (after Kboom..)
01-25-2013, 07:16 PM
I have an idea about doing a challenge based on this classic VFX sequence
(and of course with original IP of a ship called Excalibur)
Docking Spacedock ST3
Leaving Space Dock
Stealing the Enterprise
01-25-2013, 07:37 PM
This would be right up my alley.
01-25-2013, 10:41 PM
That would be a blast. As a matter of fact, I started modeling the Enterprise E a few weeks ago. If you decide on this topic, and I have the model finished up to a good enough point, I'de be happy to provide it for anyone to use.
01-26-2013, 04:14 PM
The we has thousands of examples of really BAD spaceship animation.
I want us to avoid that.
One of the things I want to capture is the different styles for Spaceship animation:
Start Trek Films : Old Sailing ships
Star Wars: WWII fighters
Galactica 2000: WWII Warships
Babylon 5: Stylized "Physics Based"
The Ability to capture mass is important for effective spaceship animation
Also Lighting is incredibly important.
All the examples above, specially Treak and Star Wars provide superb examples of good lighting.
01-28-2013, 08:33 PM
Im right now working on a scifi space short (preproduction), this kind of challenge could fit it nicely =)
01-31-2013, 04:04 PM
Visual Effects Inside ILM Models & Miniatures
Star Trek II - Wrath Of Khan: Visual Effects - Featurette - Part 1 of 2 720p
Horizon's look a ILM and VFX - Part 1-4 (Ken Ralston & Shot SB19)
Movie Magic Models and Miniatures Discovery Channel Terminator
02-02-2013, 12:19 PM
Just seen this robowars on youtube, thought that it may be a nice challenge too, later maybe
A lot of freedom in design, could be fun
02-02-2013, 01:01 PM
We did MECH ARENA Last year, but we could do Robot Boxing.
02-03-2013, 09:07 AM
This kind of robowars is different from mech arena. Anyway, just throwing ideas
02-03-2013, 09:07 AM
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