What Lies Beneath - VFX Challenge - Victor Throe EvilAsSin - Gepetto & Son

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  06 June 2003
Talking What Lies Beneath - VFX Challenge - Victor Throe EvilAsSin - Gepetto & Son

finally get to start this challenge tonight

it has to be finished by sunday night though because the next job starts.

ah well


Gepetto & Son

Last edited by victor throe : 06 June 2003 at 11:59 PM.
  06 June 2003
Quote: Gepetto & Son

hehe... can't wait to see the results. Good luck!!!
j00 r3? H??
  07 July 2003
step one

i only produced 1 sketch...didnt give myself alot of time so it was just to confirm what i wanted to build
  07 July 2003
step 2

shoot the action

the auto exposure made it look really 'crap' but i thought id leave it rather than re doing it as it would make the compositing a bit more interesting
  07 July 2003
step 4

shot a bit of reference footage of a metal item
  07 July 2003
step 5

shot some footage of a shadow for reference
  07 July 2003
step 6

i took a load of measurements from the cupboard
and the distance from the lens and rebuilt a very simple version of it it the 3d package

aligned everything up according to my measurements....made a few adjustments because i didnt do it very accurately and applied the plate footage to the objects as a camera map
  07 July 2003
step 7

build the robot

basic box modelling

give it the basic for the texture but allowed for tweaking once id put it in the scene
  07 July 2003
here is dave rendered

against action and against black
  07 July 2003
here are daves elements

i rendered the eyes out seperately to get the glow in post
  07 July 2003
i didnt really do alot in post

added a little noise to match the grainyness of the dv footage

blurred a little

fixed a couple of errors i made in the render

then roto'd out the live action person

technical info:

footage shot on a canon xl1s
3d in max
compositing in afx
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