Natalis is a graduation film from Filmakademie BW using motion-capturing and photorealistic rendering to take the audience on an extraordinary journey.


Directed by
Daniel Brkovic
Jan-Marcel Kühn

Surfacing/Render Pipeline TD
Karsten Wagenknecht

Rigging TD/Animation Pipeline
Tom Ferstl

Effects TD
David Kirchner

Produced by
Philipp Wolf

Original Idea by
Felix Mertikat

Johannes Peter

Johannes Helberger

Felipe Sanchez

Andreas Mühlschlegel

Evi Rejeki
Tom Ferstl

Linus Stetter
Tatiana Pushkarova
Letty Felgendreher
Daniel Brkovic
Jan-Marcel Kühn
Kyra Buschor

Facial Motion Capture System Supervisor
Thibaut Weise

Motion Capture System Supervisor
Jochen Bomm

Motion Capture System Assistant
Tilman Waegner

Daniel Brkovic
Jan-Marcel Kühn
Kyra Buschor

Concept Design
Felix Mertikat
Daniel Brkovic
Bin-Han To

Daniel Brkovic
Jan-Marcel Kühn

Editing Consultant
Matthias Scharfi

Carmen Büchner

Additional Shading
Markus Kranzler
Daniel Brkovic

Additional Effects
Thomas Hartmann

Additional Compositing
Roland Petrizza
David Kirchner

Additional Rigging
Christoph Westphal

Additional Asset Creation
Christian Hertwig

Produced as part of the Subject Area Animation at the
Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction.

Copyright Filmakademie, 201

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