A story about the fire at the heart of suffering.
Bringing together dancers, musicians, visual artists and 3d animators, the film takes a critical look at current events. A mysterious figure travels aboard his boat through a dark and desolate landscape in his quest for inner peace.
Main softwares used: Maya, Vray, FumeFX, RealFlow
Download the wallpapers on our site. heliofant.com
Some of the stellar artists that worked on the short: strob.net, huguescoupal.com, sebastienlarroude.com, arnaudbrisebois.carbonmade.com, daverand.com
Thank you Boogie Studio of Montreal for color grading the film for festivals!!!
Animation is about half keyframe animation and half motion capture.
Motion capture recording by Lartech.
Winner Ocelot Robot Film Festival
Placed 14th/100 best of 2012 | Fubiz
The Future of Animation | SOTW Awards 2013
“3D Movie creation” best film distinction | 4th International Animated Short Film Festival “Ciné court animé”
Winner 3D award Bitfilm Festival - bitfilm.com/festival/
Selected for The One Show - oneclub.org/
Taafi - Toronto Animation Arts Festival International official selection (also selected for best of Taafi film screening)
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2013 - official selection
20th Granada Short film festival - International Competition
In the beginning of the talk, Rob points out that while building software and products has become a lot faster, talking to people and getting feedback from them has not. The importance of doing early customer development is thus only underlined.
Rob shares his learnings from his earlier startups. The key to getting good feedback is staying tuned to strong emotional signals. Look for both positive and negative emotions around the problem you want to solve - or whatever problem the other person talks about in relation to your interview - and explore them further.
You can't outsource customer development, says Rob. It needs to be done by the founder, especially in the early days, and this includes doing sales. If you get someone else in between yourself and the customers, you risk not getting the bad news and undiluted feedback from your customers. Also, early on in a startup's life a commission-based salesperson may not be a good idea at all, since they may derail you from your vision, not because they'd be bad at what they do but especially if they do their job well. Premature scaling is the #1 killer of early-stage startups, and hiring a salesperson too early is a symptom of this.
Rob's customer development "Mom test" is a great example of how to ask good questions: even if you asked your mom about, she would give you an honest answer. Watch the video for the whole story, learn the patterns of customer development, and why you should always have your top three customer development questions ready.
In this class, get to know the exciting world of tech in London with this free class. We will give you the inside scoop on key events/meetups to attend, people, companies, VCs, blogs, incubators, programs, hot issues, and more. Learn the role of key players such as Tech City, White Bear Yard, Campus, Escape the City, Seedcamp, Tech Hub, UCL, and Spotify.