Sep 04

Kon-tiki behind the scenes | Important looking pirates

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Check out episode 5 of the Kon-tiki “behind the scenes” at VG homepage. This time with some of the work that Important looking pirates did on the shark sequence.

In Norwegian and spoiler alert!

http://www.vgtv.no/#!id=55673

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Aug 31

Lotto bilbanan breakdown | STOPP

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Great breakdown and great work from Stopp. They used Softimage for 3D and Nuke for Compositing and worked for about 8 weeks.

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/48504852]

 

 

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Aug 24

Kon-tiki BTS | Fido

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1st Behind the scenes from the largest Norwegian feature film project , maybe also one of the biggest productions ever made in Scandinavia.

More than 500 vfx shots completed from the 4 vfx companies involved, Fido, Important looking pirates, Gimpville and Storm studios.

This Behind the scenes show parts of Fidos work they did for Kon-tiki.

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/48126970]

Fido were honored to be asked to work on this epic Norwegian feature about the great explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his legendary crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947.
We completed a total of 7 sequences, where the most demanding one was the crew’s encounter with a massive whale shark. Work included CG Water, CG Sea Weed, and Creatures; Whale Shark, Varied Species of Fish, a Sally Lightfoot Crab and Mystical Deep Sea Creatures.

Fido crew:
VFX Supervisor: Mattias Lindahl
VFX Producer: Claes Dietmann
CG Supervisor: Staffan Linder
VFX Line Producer: Hanna Bengtsson
Animation: Cameron Scott, Rickard Engqvist, Staffan Linder
Animation TD: Magnus Eriksson
Lead Lighting TD: Johan Gabrielsson
Lighting TD: Björn Liljequist, Peter Aversten
Lead FX TD: Björn Henriksson
FX TD: Max Erlandsson
Lead Compositor: Daniel Norlund
Compositing : Martin Borell, Tomas Näslund, Pontus Albrecht, Mikael Ewald
Water RND: Fredrik Limsäter, Björn Rydahl
Match moving: Björn Svanström, Joakim Eriksson
VFX Editor: Linda Öhlund

Kon-tiki is premiering tonight in Norway.

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Jul 12

NSF Falcon | Fido

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Once again Fido proves themselves by showing their knowledge and craftsmanship in this incredibly beautiful photorealistic falcon for Swedish NSF, produced  by Visual art.  Great work all involved.

Make sure to check out the behind the scenes footage as well.

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/45560701]

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/44716425]

Credits:
Production Company: Visual Art
Director: Marcus Lundin
Exec. Producer: Jörgen Lilja
Prod. coordinator: Adam Kuylenstierna
DoP: John Strandh
Mini-Heli operator: Björn Olin, Olin Design Teknik
Editing: Marcus Lundin
Grading: Rickard Ahlbäck, The Line
The Peregrine Falcon: Fido Film (See specified credits below)
2D: Peter Blomstrand, Erik Lindgren, Visual Art
Sound: RedPipe
Music: Deportees - The Doctor In Me

Credits Fido
Creative Director: Kaj Steveman
Producer: Claes Dietmann
VFX- och Animation Supervisor: Cameron Scott
Modelling Supervisor: Magnus Ericsson
Modelling: Björn Arvidsson
Texturing: Joakim Eriksson, Marcus Forsberg
Lookdev: Joakim Eriksson, Anders Nyman
Fur & Feathers: Anders Nyman
Rigging: Cameron Scott, Anders Nyman
Animation: Cameron Scott, Staffan Linder
Light & Render: Anders Nyman, Björn Liljequist
Comp: Martin Borell, Pontus Albrecht, Daniel Norlund
Photoshop: Marcus Forsberg
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Jun 18

Battlefield 3 | Important looking pirates

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Check out some of the destruction work ILP did for Battlefield 3 from Swedish game developers DICE. Really interesting work since it’s not any pre-renders or cinematic but work used inside the game engine.

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/44033379]

CREDITS

Important Looking pirates VFX 

  • VFX Supervisor: Yafei wu
  • VFX Producer: Måns Björklund
  • 3D artists: Jason Martin, Saleh Najib, Björn Malmgren, Bobo Skipper
  • Tools: Eric Hermelin
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Jun 07

Fonecta | Important looking pirates

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Some invisible VFX from ILP in these 4 commercials for Finnish search engine. Directed by Brett Richards, Brokendoll. Full cg sequence by Fido.

Fonecta Osuma – Heikki’s Pit Stop

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/43189098]

Breakdown

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/43247519]

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/43191587]

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/43191586]

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/43191584]

 

Production Company – Brokendoll

  • Director: Brett Richards
  • Animation Director: Laurent Clermont
  • Producer: Sussi Granlöf
  • Producer: Janne Launo (Front Desk)
  • Agency producer: Merja Metsavaara (Front Desk)
  • DOP: Kjell Lageroos

 

ILP

  • VFX Producer: Magdalena Berglind
  • VFX Supervisor: Yafei Wu
  • 2D Lead Artist: David Wahlberg
  • 3D Artists: Björn Malmgren, Bobo Skipper, Jason Martin, Saleh Najib, Patrik Wedinger
  • 2D Artists: Niklas Nyqvist, Jens Tenland, Jonathan Harris

 

3d Animation: Fido

Music: Adam Nordén

Sound Design: Red Pipe.

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Jun 05

Marabou Strawberry | Important looking pirates

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A new colorful and tast chocolate commercial from the ILP team. This time with tasty CG strawberries.

[vimeo=https://vimeo.com/42768858]

Also watch the behind the scenes.

[vimeo=https://vimeo.com/42768283]

  • VFX Supervisor: Yafei Wu
  • VFX Producer:  Måns Björklund
  • 3D Lead Artist: Niklas Ström
  • 3D Artists:  Bobo Skipper, Sara Kenneryd, Alexander Damm
  • 2D Artists: Jens Tenland, Niklas Nyqvist, Adrian Dexter
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