Oh my, this one goes back a long time.
I worked on this commercial in 1999, and it was a first on many levels: 2K resolution, a production that combined 3D, morphing, 2D compositing as well as a motion control camera. This was at a time when 512MB of Ram were considered massive (at least by me 😉 ).
Hey, I got to be the on-set supervisor as well, which was a huge experience but also quite tiring with two 14 hour days of shooting.
As far as I’m concerned that’s my first “proper” VFX project.
Favourite anecdote: When we screened the final edit to the customer I fell asleep every time I’d hit play on the editing suite. And this is a 40s piece! Too many non-existing nights, but well worth it.
So here we go, this was the result of six weeks of coding, compositing and cursing. I hope you enjoy it.
Additional 3D: Alexander Burkhardt, Bjørn Mayer
Produced by: filmbüro Ludwigsburg (now polychrom)
Tools: LightWave 3D, discreet *paint/effect, discreet *edit, Elastic Reality
Tags: LightWave 3D
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