Cinesite to Astronauts: Step Away from the Beans
Veteran London VFX powerhouse Cinesite just released one of the best spots of the year, an in-house spec designed to showcase their CG creature chops.
Based on a concept and artwork by writer/director/animator Alvise Avati and produced by Cinesite’s animation director Eamonn Butler, “Beans” is the studio’s first animated short and a definite lock for much hardware come awards season.
Written and Directed: Alvise Avati
Producer: Eamonn Butler
VFX Supervisor: Richard Clarke
Art Direction: Jean-David Solon
Concept Art: Andrea de Martis
Modelling and Rigging: Grahame Curtis, Royston Willcocks, Richard Boyle
Animation: Alvise Avati, Eamonn Butler, Peter Clayton, Tom O’Flaherty, Adam Bailey
Texture Artists: Nicolette Newman, Gary Newman
FX Animation: Andreas Vrhovsek, Luke Wilde
Lighting and Compositing: Zave Jackson, Nikos Gatos, Jonathan Vuillemin, Dan Harrod, Joel Bodin
Editorial: William Marshall-Wilkinson, Christopher Learmonth