In this blog Ryan Grobins takes us through a detailed account of bringing his incredible short film Cyan Eyed to life. From humble beginnings to working with Skywalker Sound, this is a fascinating look of the entire process.Read more
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Back in 2018, we talked with Brazilian animation studio Stratostorm. We caught up with them again recently to learn about their beautiful new short film ‘Umbrella’, Directed by Helena Hilario and Mario Pece on their duo directorial debut.
With character design by Victor Hugo (known for his work with Marvel and Disney), the animation has been taking the film festival world by storm, winning a lot of awards on its path to the Academy Awards (hopefully!)
Economy is Care
Toward the end of last year, Swiss film and animation studio Guave Motion released their “Economy is Care” animation, aiming to encourage people to ask questions about the current state of the economy, and delivered with a distinctive rendering style. We spoke with CEO and 2D/3D Generalist David Fritsche about how the project came to be, and how they created it!
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When we recently heard about an animation project using Corona Renderer for Cinema 4D, we got in touch with Blauw Films to learn more about it. Called “Syntactic Labyrinths”, it’s a science fiction story about trying to preserve the sum total of all human knowledge in the face of a calamity. Leonardo Verkoelen, the Director of Blauw Films, told us all about it!Read more ABOUT SYNTACTIC LABYRINTHS
Recent Spaces test out caustics in production scenes
Corona Renderer 4 introduced a whole new way of calculating caustics – but are they practical for use in actual production scenes? And what about in animations?
London-based architectural & design visualization studio Recent Spaces are always on the look-out for the ultimate in photo-realism, so their artist Tobias Grendelmeier did some testing to find out and shared their findings with us.
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IAMSTATIC – salt flats, crime lords, and racey wallpaper!
We last spoke with iamstatic back in October of 2017, and today we catch up with David Greene, Director / Partner at IAMSTATIC, to learn about some of their recent projects, including BMW stunts on the salt flats, a backwoods scene that is not going to end well for one person, and horse racing that plays out on wallpaper!
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Recent Spaces and theViewer – animated photorealistic VR
Recent Spaces spoke with us to give a breakdown of how they are adding animation and interactivity to pre-rendered VR thanks to development work they’ve done along with theViewer, to bridge the choice between photorealism and immersion. As part of that, they’ve been taking advantage of Corona Renderer’s compatibility with Phoenix FD too!
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Behind the scenes at animation studio, Stratostorm
Stratostorm was founded in December 2014 and is an independently-owned creative production studio, specializing in Visual Effects, 3D Animation and Compositing, with offices in São Paulo and Los Angeles. We spoke with Founder and Exectutive Producer & Business Development, Helena Hilario, to learn more about Stratostorm and their work.
Esquadrão Anticáries | Molar from StratoStorm.
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St Louis TV – The Making Of “On My Way”
St-Louis Post House, based in Paris, France, created the music video for Grand Yellow’s “On My Way” – we spoke with Pierre Masserann about how the video was made.
Grand Yellow, “On My Way” from Akatre on Vimeo.
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IAMSTATIC – peeling paint, sailing ships, and alien worlds!
IAMSTATIC is a Toronto-based studio who direct, design and produce award-winning projects for film & television, commercial advertising, and immersive / digital content. They use Corona Renderer on most of their animation projects, including the title sequence for the Netflix show “Frontier” and an ad campaign for Vuse that traveled to some beautiful alien worlds.
We spoke with David Greene, Director / Partner at IAMSTATIC, about some of their recent animation work using Corona.
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