Geheimen Van Barslet – vfx breakdown

Geheimen Van Barslet – vfx breakdown from Happy Ship on Vimeo.

We knew we were up for a challenge when Waterland Film approached us to inform if we could animate a rain of fish for the new Dutch television drama De Geheimen Van Barslet. After a good pre-production R&D phase, though, we got a stable, workable system in place to relatively easily fill those 270 shots with procedurally animated fish, in the thousands per shot. See our partner PlanetX FX’s site for a more torough breakdown about the process: