Midweek Motivations: Anthem, Conviction (Blomkamp), VFX Breakdown
Conviction is a live-action trailer from South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp (Elysium, District 9, and Chappie), Oats Studios, and BioWare. It’s a story of survival set in the world of Anthem, decades before the game takes place. Indeed, this would make an incredible feature film. Below, there is a VFX breakdown from UPP, Universal Production Partners about their work on Conviction.
Conviction – An Anthem Trailer From Neill Blomkamp
Anthem Conviction – UPP VFX Breakdown
Other Midweek Motivations from Neill Blomkamp
Neill Blomkamp is a prominent South African director/writer of hit films like Elysium, District 9, and Chappie. He has been using Unity’s real-time rendering features with his short films in association with Quixel Megascans, a massive library of high-res vegetation and natural PBR scans for games, visualization, and VFX.
Oats Studios, Neill Blomkamp’s project, created Adam E3 in real-time using Unity. Watch a behind the scenes video and watch how they made the CG Humans models, made with Motion Capture on the body and faces, plus Digital Cloth and Timeline.
Oats Studios, Neill Blomkamp’s project, created Adam E2: The Mirror in real-time using Unity. It’s impressive! And, watch the Unite Austin 2017 Keynote where it premiered too.
Neill Blomkamp, director of District 9 and Elysium, is creating experimental VFX-driven shorts with his new company Oats Studios, in Vancouver. The first is Rakka and stars Sigourney Weaver fighting reptilian aliens in 2020.
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