Starting with a simple concept drawing, Todd Akita (PSYOP), David Andrews (Sony Pictures Imageworks), Bradley Gabe and Greg Punchatz (both from Janimation) model, rig, animate, light, and render a character - right before your eyes at this SIGGRAPH.
This all day event wrapped up in around 12hrs and this is the final video. Enjoy!
Here's the first video that we made from SIGGRAPH 2008, covering the Production Challenge held on Sunday 10th August.
This year's challenge pays homage to legendary filmmaker and special effects pioneer, Georges Méliès. Our XSI dream team will create a shot inspired by the 1902 science fiction classic, A Trip to the Moon. Since it's their second time working as a team, expectations are high to see what they'll be able to accomplish!