Approaching the Unknown

Simple Tricks & Nonsense delivered roughly 50 complex VFX shots for Approaching the Unknown. The journey to Mars begins with a photoreal aesthetic, compositing together multi layer 5K motion control miniature photography shot at Trumbull Studios. As the film progresses, space evolves into a hyper real, visceral cosmic landscape created from an extraordinary amount of practical cloud tank elements. The arrival and entry into the Martian atmosphere was all CG.


6.3.16 Paramount 3d tracking, beautification, cg, color grading, compositing, fx simulation, matte painting, paint, rotoscoping, vfx supervisor