This was a very unique sequence to work on. We wanted to make the planets forming using stopmotion, but the sheer amount of animation, shooting, and compositing that would be needed would have been too much of a strain on our 2-man stopmotion team. We ended up developing a look that captured the "feel" of stopmotion, while also allowing for the aesthetic advantages that 3D Graphics provides. I think the sequence came out great!
I did the CG Technical Direction, Lookdev and Lighting for this sequence with:
Liana Krakirian - Clump 3D Rigging and Animation
Aron Bothman - Nebula Clouds Practical FX
Sarah Yoo - Lighting Help
Jinchul Jung - Scripting
Erin Kim - 2D Animation
Chris O'Hara - 2D Animation
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