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01.08.10 74 Comments

Alex Roman made this video, The Third & The Seventh, using 3dsmax, Vray, AfterEffects and Premiere.

Every element of this short film is CGI.  My mind is blown.  Why couldn’t they have this f*cking artist animate Wolverine’s claws in X-Men Origins: Wolverine? 

Roman describes it as “A FULL-CG animated piece that tries to illustrate architecture art across a photographic point of view where main subjects are already-built spaces. Sometimes in an abstract way. Sometimes surreal.”  I don’t know what all that jibba jabba means, but I like shiney things.  It also helps that he used Michael Nyman’s “The Departure” from Gattaca as one of the songs.  You could put that song on a slow-motion video of me getting beaten mercilessly with a wet pool noodle and I’d still tear up and say, “It’s so beautiful.”  And not just because I’m into that.

Click full screen. Or don’t. Whatever, I’m not your mother.

Even-better HD version available at Vimeo.

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When not writing for Uproxx, Caleb likes to volunteer at the legless cat shelter and photoshop the Babadook into all of his family photos. He once resolved the question “To be or not to be?” through the clever use of General Semantics. Your mom thinks you could be more like him if you only applied yourself.

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