Took Maduka out to dinner tonight to celebrate the finishing of Alien Uprising's edit.
Everyone thought I must be really rich to have such a hot date. That is until we proved we weren't gay by both ordering dessert.
No really, the waiter did a double-take.*
Bill Cunningham sent me a video link. OK, so this is awesome:
They do a fantastic cheat. They start off with some very nice shaky-cam motion tracked animation and then spend most of the movie in between a couple freight cars. Yes! That's the way to go!
Plus somebody on that post-production team knows how to use particle effects. The blood hits are very nice and the dust kicked up from bullets is super-duper nice.
The person I know who's the king of this kind of photo-real stuff is Ian Hubert:
*Yep, true story. I doubt that there were two men eating together at that restaurant all day who both ordered dessert.
Plus also, Robert Rodriguez 10-minute film school:
"You start that money hose going and you just can't stop it."