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2create
09-27-2012, 12:02 PM
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8310/8030260045_c645c09ed4_c.jpg

VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/50221998 (https://vimeo.com/50221998)

Project page: weareformation.com/projects/nokia-xwab-animation/ (http://weareformation.com/projects/nokia-xwab-animation/)

Finished up work on the Nokia Xpress Web App Builder promo video. It was a fun mix character animation and a symbolic demonstration of the new app building service offered by Nokia.

Everything was built animated and rendered in Lightwave 11 along with the Rhiggit Lite, which worked out pretty well. IK/FK blending and offset controller made animation a pleasure. We went for 12fps, which gave it a nice innocent, stop-motion feel as well as saving on render time :) It was rendered through Lightnet render commander on 4 i7/Xeon machines, averaging 1 minute a frame.

The materials were all pretty simple, with heavy use of the ambient occlusion node. The renders were all in one pass, brought into After Effects for compositing and adding graphical elements.

SonicMotion
09-27-2012, 01:53 PM
Nice job!

stevenpalomino
09-28-2012, 08:46 PM
Frikkin awesome! Always been a fan of your work louis! Great job!

djwaterman
09-29-2012, 06:04 AM
Of course, 12 fps, that's how to get the stop motion look, thanks for the insight Louis. The work was brilliant again as usual.

souzou
09-29-2012, 02:49 PM
Really nice! :thumbsup:

Ryan Roye
09-29-2012, 02:58 PM
I like it. Simple, yet effective!

Lewis
10-22-2012, 12:56 AM
very cool and nicely done.