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    Novae is a movie about an astronomical event that occurs during the last evolutionary stages of a massive star's life, whose dramatic and catastrophic death is marked by one final titanic explosion called supernova.
    By only using an aquarium, ink and water, this film is also an attempt to represent the giant with the small without any computed generated imagery.
    As a tribute to Kubrick or Nolan's filmography, Novae is a cosmic poem that want to introduce the viewer to the nebulae's infinite beauty.
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    Novae est un film qui conte l’histoire d’une supernova, à savoir la mort d’une étoile géante dans une explosion cataclysmique.
    En s’aidant uniquement d’encres et d’un aquarium, ce film se veut aussi une tentative de représentation du monde infiniment grand avec des phénomènes du quotidien, en s’interdisant d’utiliser des images de synthèse.
    Comme un hommage aux films du genre de Kubrick ou de Nolan, Novae est une ode et une introduction à la beauté infinie du monde des nébuleuses.
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    Process and breakdowns :

    Making of Part I : vimeo.com/185305778
    Making of Part II : vimeo.com/189317755

    Made by Thomas Vanz :
    BEHANCE : behance.net/threeav
    MAIL : thomasvanz404@gmail.com
    SOUNDCLOUD : soundcloud.com/thomasvanzmusic

    Find the movie on Facebook with publications, screens and more informations :
    @novaethemovie

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  2. Director's Cut, by Christian Larson

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  3. Director - Ian Pons Jewell
    Cinematography - Mauro Chiarello
    EP - Luc Frappier/Richard Cureton @ Revolver
    Producer - Rob Allan
    Prod Co - Revolver
    Stylist - Stacy L Troke
    Production Designer - Alan Fellows
    Casting Director - Shasta Lutz @ Jigsaw
    Agency - Sid Lee
    AP - Jac Lazzaretto
    ECD - Jeffrey Da Silva
    ECD - Tom Koukodimos
    Copywriter - Austen Morrow
    Senior Designer - Alex Boland
    Editor - Graham Chisholm @ Married To Giants
    Asst Editor - Liam Crawford @ Married To Giants
    EP - Denise Franceschini Shearer @ Married To Giants
    Sound Design & Music - Tim Harrison @ Aumeta
    Colourist - Luke Morrison @ The Mill
    Colour Producer - Laurie Adrianopoli @ The Mill
    Flame - James Andrews @ Wingman VFX
    Comp - Trevor Corrigan Lev Puzzles Bravo Sean Douglas @ Wingman VFX
    EP - Samantha Simpson @ Wingman VFX

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    Directed by Dan DiFelice
    Cinematography by Rik Zang
    Edit by Ted Guard
    Color by Tom Poole
    VFX by Electric Theatre
    Score & Sound by d4zed

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  5. Tools: 3DsMax - Maya - VRay - FumeFx - ThinkingParticles - Krakatoa - MudBox - Nuke - AfterEffects - Resolve - PremierePro - Photoshop

    Music: Pyramid - Astral

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