From beginning to end this past semester, the product development of the Bat Camcorder challenged us weekly to consider design changes for both function and aesthetics. Now that the effect has been filmed, a finalization of the prototype is continued in the coming weeks for exhibition and live demo-ing. There… Continue Reading Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience
Though most of our effort in practical special effects will be given to designing and fabricating an amazing practical effect, the real goal of the course is to create a demo reel that demonstrates just how amazing and effective the effect is on screen.
Our cyberpunk raptors are slowly but surely beginning to show signs of life, but we can’t start shouting “IT’S ALIVE!!!” until we include the cherry on top of this robotic sundae: The Head! For me personally, this is the pièce de résistance. It’s the thing that makes me suspend my disbelief… Continue Reading Heads Up!