The second teaser/trailer for PostPanic co-founder Mischa Rozema’s feature film debut ‘SUNDAYS’ deepens the air of dystopian sci-fi mystery with more glimpses of the ambitious VFX all held together by a VO from lead actor Brian Petsos.
The film, which “promises to challenge the viewer with philosophical questions about the future of humanity” was shot in Mexico city, is now in post and will release in the second half of 2014.
Here’s the first teaser/trailer in case you missed it:
Spread across 6,000 miles, six time zones and every possible climate, the design, animation and VFX industry in Latin America represents a staggering array of talent bound together by a passion for creating outstanding work. (Watch the collection here.) Stash’s third collection of studios from across this vibrant region [Read more]
Best known for the polarizing film projects “Waking Life” and “A Scanner Darkly,” American director/producer Tommy Pallotta mixes fantasy-fueled animation sequences into his new feature doc (co-directed with Dutch new-media producer Femke Wolting) called the LAST HIJACK, “a true tale of survival in Somalia told from the pirate’s perspective.”
After winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2009 with his thriller “The Secret in Their Eyes”, Argentine director Juan José Campanella launched his first animated film, “Foosball”: budgeted at US$20M the soccer-centric action comedy is the most expensive domestic feature ever produced in Argentina. [Read more]
Valiant Pictures and Thornberg & Forester paired up to produce this vibrant cinematic ident for the Vilcek Foundation, a leading cultural institution in the arts and sciences. The visuals were captured using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and embellished with animation created in Maya and Cinema 4D. The ident will no doubt look pretty damn spectacular when it debuts in-cinema at the Hawaii International Film Festival this October. [Read more]
The Embassy depicts the origin story of Greek god Kronos through a stained glass storybook tableau in the summer blockbuster Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Working closely with director Thor Freudenthal, the work was created in stereoscopic 3D with XSI, Arnold, Houdini and Nuke.
From VFX super David Casey at The Embassy: “This was also our first stereo production at the Embassy. The scene was not post-converted but rendered in full stereoscopic 3D. We enjoyed creating all the little particles and embers flying around in stereo, they really added to the completeness of this world”. [Read more]