Midweek Motivations: Hennessy X.O – The Seven Worlds with Making Of
The Seven Worlds is a VFX-heavy spot film short/ad for Hennessey X.O., exploring the seven tasting notes of the cognac. It is a beautiful piece, directed by Ridley Scott and created by MPC. The spot took 2 awards at the 2020 VES Awards for “
The toolkit for the commercial includes Houdini, Mantra, Maya, Arnold, Nuke, according to Stash Magazine.
There are several videos about the making of and behind the scenes below the spot. Also below, learn more about the commercial.
Hennessy X.O – The Seven Worlds – Ridley Scott / DOCUMENTARY
Making of Director Adam Pavelka
Making of Camera: Adam Pavelka, Filip Masek
We had this awesome opportunity to spend 7 days on set With Ridley Scott and Dariusz Wolski, which is something amazing! I would like to thank Lida Ordnungova for this amazing opportunity and trust!
Hennessy X.O – Making of The Seven Worlds
Hennessy, The Seven Worlds Making Of
A behind the scenes look at the craft that went into creating the stunning new campaign by Ridley Scott for Hennessy, a four minute VFX-heavy spot exploring ‘The Seven Worlds’. The film was crafted in close collaboration with RSA Films and Ridley Scott at The Moving Picture Company [MPC], based on a campaign and original idea created by advertising agency DDB Paris.A behind the scenes look at the craft that went into creating the stunning new campaign by Ridley Scott for Hennessy, a four minute VFX-heavy spot exploring ‘The Seven Worlds’. The film was crafted in close collaboration with RSA Films and Ridley Scott at The Moving Picture Company [MPC], based on a campaign and original idea created by advertising agency DDB Paris.
More about The Seven Worlds
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