This video is a breakdown of a VFX screen test for the film "Squeezebox." I needed to test how we could use visual effects to create a disaster happening in the distance. I wanted the main character to stumble upon an ominous scene where trees were collapsing at the base of a fire. The disaster needed to be far off, and out of the characters reach. The practice shots were then used in the film's Kickstarter video. The film is currently in pre-production. It won't be shot till late fall 2013, or early spring 2014.
You can find out more about film and help us by donating on our Kickstarter page: kickstarter.com/projects/samlerma/squeezebox
Shot and Edited by Sam Lerma
VFX by Jarrod Davis
Sound Editing and Design by Sam Bayless
Actor: pedro Casteneda
Camera: Canon T2i
Editor: Final Cut 7
Lightwave 3D for Tree Render
After Effects for Motion Tracking and Compositing
Magic Bullet for Color
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