Unreal4 & Unity

UNREAL 4 Importing Uses .FBX format (takes geo, cameras, textures and oversimplified materials) Select object and go to Game Exporter Check smoothing groups and triangulate Import in Unreal Unreal does not like quad mesh, it’s triangulates for you! Textures should be png’s Pivot points are messed up Unreal is node based Z is up axis…

Cinematography and Keyshots

Ideation and Narrative From the very beginning my team and I already knew we wanted to do a short science fiction film. After that, we basically sat in a room and yelled prompts at each other until we found something that we wanted to explore: blackholes, the 80s and H.P. Lovecraft.  The next step was slightly harder as…

GO GO GO

In the end Yomega opted for Michelle’s idea of the tubs sliding on screen and promoting themselves by talking to each other. Michelle and Rebecca then divided the jobs up amongst us and gave us deadlines to get the show on the road (I’m in charge of animating):

Net.Workshops 2017

I was accepted to take part in NI Screen’s Net.Workshops Animation week 2017. It’s a week long series of workshops with industry professionals to share film making knowledge with up and coming film makers. Sinéad and Lorna were also taking part! I’d highly recommend this workshop as I learnt a lot about the not-so-much technical…

Dunville Stop Motion Animation

For this project myself, Méabh Gilheany, Robert Caldwell and Sinéad McCormack are helping to produce a short stop-motion film about the history of the Dunville family along with Redburn’s community centre’s youth group (10-13yo). It was part of a community project that Clare Millar was involved in. We visited the centre each Thursday and set the…

Storyline & Plot

At our last meeting we discussed themes and Robert mentioned Mermaids and we all liked that idea. I took to Pinterest for some visual aids for creating some stories for our advert’s plot. Some of my story ideas: We follow a little dumbo octopus (baby shark, baby mermaid, something that eats fish) around a pretty…