My first attempts at making Movies

My uncle bought himself an old camcorder on eBay to play and transfer Video 8 and HI8 tapes. I too have four old tapes and yesterday I watched what was actually on these tapes because I had no idea. … more →

Shooting Videos with an iPhone?!?

There are some blog posts, especially from way back in the day, where I talk about shooting movies. There are even two Short Films, Short Films? Let’s not call them Short Films, let’s just call them … more →

Sharlto Copley plays sadistic GOD

Neill Blomkamp has created his own Film Production Company Oats Studios and has published various short experimental films through different channels ( YouTube being one of them). So far they … more →

Coming up with a new story

I started to think about a different story for my sheep movie and currently, I’m headed in a direction that is very straightforward when it comes to the whole 3-act structure. There’s the inciting … more →

Rewrite Animated Short

Well, I decided to rewrite my animated short because now after working with Blender I actually wanna do that short and I think my idea with the boy and the interface is just a bit too complicated to … more →

Improving 3D Sheep

I fiddled around with my sheep some more and learned how to increase the resolution of the 3D Objects to make it a lot smoother. I also made the legs shorter, looks better now and I wanted to improve … more →

My first 3D animation

Well, I started working with Blender, the free open-source 3D modeling software, and created a 3D Model from the sheep and then added some small animation and all this within 6 hours (more or less). … more →

Story Reel Video

After the storyboards, it was time to create my first story reel video with After Effects and later with Premiere Pro. It’s not perfect (black border all around the video) but it’s the first thing … more →

Improved Storyboards

With a template from the professor, I redrew all the storyboards and made some things clearer. The next step now is to import those storyboards into Adobe Premiere and create a 2D animatic scene … more →