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01 January 2006, 10:18 PM
I've searched the forums and the pmg site in regards to the rendering of the Gorlliaz. I'm trying to find out if those videos were animated in Messiah and then rendered in Lightwave or was it all done in Messiah Studio?


01 January 2006, 06:44 AM
99% sure it was lightwave.

01 January 2006, 11:20 AM
That's right, the videos were animated in either LW or messiah depending on what the scene needed and rendered in LW. The vast majority of the character animation is traditional 2D drawn animation, with 3D elements tracked on. Here's some info about the Feel Good Inc video...
The recent MTV performance was animated and rendered in XSI.

01 January 2006, 01:15 AM
Thanks :) ...

Im more confused now then before I posted :rolleyes: as I'm assuming one of the vids were done using Messiah. But I'm good thanks again.

01 January 2006, 06:12 PM
I am confident that Messiah can mimic any toon "look" out there. If you want to post an example of something you are trying to acheive I'd be happy to mock something up for you.

01 January 2006, 07:29 PM
I wanna see that!

01 January 2006, 11:20 PM
Ooo, Ooo... me too!

BTW, Wegg, how's those render tuts coming? :D

01 January 2006, 06:52 AM
I wanna see that!

Well he contacted me privatly and what he wanted and what is possible right now are very different. I do believe that Messiah's shaders are capable of creating toon like surfaces that are equal to most toon renderers on the market but they can never replace toon boom or flash in look and feel.

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