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06 June 2009, 07:21 AM

For the Plastic Wax team, who grew up watching the Transformers cartoons and playing with the action figures, it was a dream come true. Dane Maddams, Lead Producer for the cinematic, takes up the story. Click the image. (

06 June 2009, 09:19 AM
thanks to paul hellard and the guys at plastic wax for doing this great article.
the output is really really impressive and even more impressive considering the time.

can't wait to see what you come up with next.


06 June 2009, 09:33 AM
Yay, great down to earth article. Nice job, and very informative!

06 June 2009, 01:47 PM
just great !

06 June 2009, 02:02 PM
Great read and fantastic cinematic, thanks guys!

06 June 2009, 04:54 PM
Great article! Very thoroughly explaining the process of making the awesome cinematic.
Really appreciate the effort ! :thumbsup:

06 June 2009, 05:34 PM
Great article!


06 June 2009, 05:37 PM
Excellent work done by plasticwax studios. It's really a challenging work and all there effort has been rewarded :thumbsup:. I appreciate all the team members who put there hard effort.
---lino stephen

06 June 2009, 06:52 PM
Nice work, thanks for the article!!!

06 June 2009, 08:56 PM
thank you sir for the great insight of the actual production.
Transformer is awesome!

06 June 2009, 09:30 PM
Very cool article and awesome cinematic.

However i can not feel the action was a little blant for what it could have been. Non the less great cinematic intro.

06 June 2009, 10:37 PM
Great stuff guys , i love the way it turned out. :cool:

06 June 2009, 02:22 PM
Awesome awesome work, I really loved the effects and lighting. And getting those high res models from ilm! Wow must have been hectic to deal with that huge poly count. I would have gone cross eyed at 1st. Congrats to the team. Well done!


06 June 2009, 03:00 PM
Very nice job indeed

06 June 2009, 01:58 AM
Cool! Thanks for this great article!!

06 June 2009, 05:42 AM
Thank you so much for taking the time to read the article and for your great comments

All the kind words and emails are very much appreciated and really drive us to push harder every new project

Big thanks guys and girls from me and the PW team :)

- Ty

06 June 2009, 10:39 PM
thanks for the article..gonna read this during my break :)

06 June 2009, 12:00 AM
Hey Guys,
Congratulations on a great cinematic... looking forward to seeing some more!

06 June 2009, 08:24 AM
Great article!

07 July 2009, 12:08 PM
I grew up with S.W. and Transformers too. Did not like the new design of T.F.
However good for you. :)

07 July 2009, 11:41 PM
simply fantastic!! that's an article, thank you very much!!

08 August 2009, 11:26 PM
Great article and breakdown shots.

Question: In the FX and Compositing parts of the article 'interactive lighting passes' were mentioned several times. I'd like to know more about this technique and Google didn't turn up much.

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