Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×

+ - Old School Sci-fi Short Starring Keir Dullea Utilizes Classic Effects

Submitted by Wierzbowski85
Wierzbowski85 (2852925) writes "Indie Kickstarter-funded sci-fi short HENRi features classic visual effects and storytelling – with a twist. As detailed in Cinefex magazine (issue 134), the film itself utilizes a mixture of the old and the new — combining live-action sequences with puppetry, quarter-scale miniatures, and modern CGI. Speaking with Wired, the film’s Director said: ‘The goal was to seamlessly integrate these different techniques to create the world. My philosophy is that effects are merely a tool to help the story, and that in mind, we used pretty much every trick in the book.’ The film also stars genre legend Keir Dullea, of 2001: A Space Odyssey. In a making-of video for the film, Dullea says, ‘Having done 2001, [HENRi] was a wonderful homage to Stanley Kubrick and that film.' The short is now available for free viewing online at Hulu."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Old School Sci-fi Short Starring Keir Dullea Utilizes Classic Effects

Comments Filter:

Civilization, as we know it, will end sometime this evening. See SYSNOTE tomorrow for more information.

Working...