The team used Cinema 4D’s Physical Renderer to render the film, which gave the characters’ fur an even more realistic look.
Cinema 4D was the SHINE team’s tool of choice and it gave this small team full control over all processes: “We chose Cinema 4D because it’s the software we trust and we knew we could complete all the tasks we needed to complete – including some that were extremely complex – such as rigging, animation and rendering without having to look elsewhere for help.”
With their film SHINE, the successful graduates of the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg demonstrated that attention to detail for character animation in particular really pays off: SHINE was nominated for the highly coveted VES Award – one of the VFX industry’s most sought after awards.
Direction: Alexander Dietrich, Johannes Flick
Film music: Juri de Marco
Sound design: Dominik Kostolnik
Animation: Ringo Klapschinsky, Alexander Dietrich
Producer: Mareike Keller
Compositing: Johannes Flick, Dennis Müller
Additional Sound & Mixing: Marvin H. Keil
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
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