The guy we originally wanted to play the hero for our zombie series fell through, so we decided to try out a girl instead. Her name is Phet. Even though she’d never handled a gun or sword in her life, she jumped in with both feet and gave it her all. Thanks Phet!
Our second attempt at a zombie effect. The broken jaw is from the The Walking Dead and the background is from the set of War of the Worlds at Universal Studios. We had a hell of a time trying to animate this effect. Tracking the face was one thing, but we also had a hard time (...)
Sigh. Post zombification is harder than we thought. It’s a bitch tracking a face, especially a moving face. Problem is that we filmed the actor without using any high-contrast reference points (i.e. green dots, ping-pong balls, or lasers) on his face. Without these reference points, After Effects has a tough time tracking an actor’s movements. (...)
We had huge plans for this shoot — an epic battle scene filled with guns, bullets, super-cool slow-motion, and amazing choreography! This is what we got instead: Thank God it was just a test — otherwise, we’d’ve taken our airsoft guns and shot each other in the face. There was just too much to handle: Follow (...)