LLAPSE from Julien Vanhoenacker on Vimeo.

"A visual metaphor of the positive and negative aspects of humanity, and its path on Earth."

Official website: llapse.net
Facebook: facebook.com/llapse
Contact: contact@llapse.net

Story:

“This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.” - TS ELLIOTT

Transience reflects the condition of every being in the universe seen through a sensitive, intellectual or even felt experience.
Even further, what humanity can’t describe, touch or identify is also linked to the same vanishing flow.
As big can be atoms or minuscule the stars, it’s all about sequences, pace, sudden apparitions or slow decay.
Humanity seems to have a unique potential in this constant struggle between life and entropy.
Whether our aptitudes help us prevail and evolve or instead accelerates our doom we have yet to decide.
That hesitation would come to an end with self-annihilation, but an end may just be a transition, a transformation.

Process:

Structured in a pseudo-timeline, the film is visually bringing a balance of positive and negative aspects in humanity. Slow or fast paced scenes, soft nature or hard concrete environments are shown as global human experience.
Initially a personal practice to bring mental concepts to life, this movie is achieved by two individuals, Julien Vanhoenacker as writer/director/VFX artist and Nicolas Vitte as music composer.
A great deal of computing power is needed to generate CGI images and the availability of the renderfarm of The Post Bangkok is a chance that allows this film to exist.
Creating these visual metaphors is a lengthy process spanning over many months. This allows ideas to be refined and become stronger in time, but also requires organisation, endurance and perfectionism, as well as the ability to stay focused on the initial intention.

Credits:

Writing / Direction:
JULIEN VANHOENACKER

CGI / VFX:
JULIEN VANHOENACKER

Music:
NICOLAS VITTE

Production / Renderfarm:
THE POST BANGKOK

Thanks:
YA CHUNG TENG
GABRIEL MAYMON
MOONTIARA SANPHECHUDA
PICHAYA POPANYASAK
APIWAT SRIMONGKOLKUL

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A Screening release of More Than A Game. A documentary by Thomas Hewett and Jack Abbot

THE THING - Storyboard to Film Comparison from Vashi Nedomansky on Vimeo.

FULL ARTICLE: vashivisuals.com/the-thing-storyboards-to-film-comparison/

The visuals of both the desolate Antarctic and the ever-morphing alien creatures in THE THING were envisioned long before the movie was shot. Extensive storyboards were drawn by artist Michael Ploog so that all the departments of the production were on the same page in their preparation for the shoot. This is nothing new…but the similarity between the storyboards and the final imagery shot by legendary DP Dean Cundey is staggering. Storyboards are often only a guide, but in this film they were so specifically rendered that they became gospel. The detail and artistry of Ploog’s work up front, allowed the crew to have clear and defined goals on those frigid shooting days in both Alaska and Canada.

BotWars Trailer - Making-of from Alex & Steffen on Vimeo.

This is a small making-of we created for our BotWars trailer. The whole shoot took place in Toronto, Canada September 2013 and the postproduction was done at Unexpected over here in Stuttgart, Germany.

Here’s the teaser-version:
vimeo.com/95417922

BotWars Teaser from Alex & Steffen on Vimeo.

A short teaser version of our 5-minute ‘proof of concept’-trailer.

And here you find the Making-of
vimeo.com/100123636

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How VFX Artists should be using ftrack.

This is copyright to hazfilm.com

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Narrated by Malcolm McDowell, this short documentary examines the films Stanley Kubrick developed but didn’t live long enough to make. Features interviews given by Kubrick’s longtime producer Jan Harlan, Jack Nicholson,Sydney Pollack etc. Through interviews and abundant archival materials, this documentary examines these “lost” films in depth to discover what drew Kubrick to these projects, the work he did to prepare them for production, and why they ultimately were abandoned. Some of the unfinished project discussed here are “Napoleon” , “The Aryan Papers” and also “A.I” (which we know finally made by Steven Spielberg).
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