Making Of,Production

Webby Award nominee

5 April, 2016 |  7  

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The Webby is considered to be ‘the Oscar for the web’. New York Times calls it “The Internet’s Highest Honor”. We’re very happy to announce that we’re nominated in the Animation category. I’ll quote the Webby mail below: Congratulations! On behalf of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, it is my pleasure to inform you […]

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CGPress interview with Mathieu Auvray

1 November, 2015 |   

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The CG news site CGpress has published a four-page interview with director Mathieu Auvray. The article has been featured on other sites such as Evermotion, 3DVF and CGRecord, among others. Lots of people reading it!  http://cgpress.org/archives/cgarticles/mathieu-auvray-on-the-making-of-cosmos-laundromat  

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Digital Production magazine cover + article

20 October, 2015 |  1  

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The Animago Award is the annual prize and conference organized by the German Digital Production magazine. They’ve put Cosmos Laundromat on the cover of their Animago Award special. The article they wrote about our film can be downloaded here.

Production

Blu-Ray discs finally available!

19 October, 2015 |  10   Gallery

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After some delay the Bly-Ray version of Cosmos Laundromat is finally available and is being shipped to everyone who preordered it! It’s been a long wait, but the content will be worth it. We are talking about: The original HD and 2k version of the 12 minutes film Documentary material, timelapse videos and a lot […]

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Animago Award for Cosmos Laundromat!

16 October, 2015 |  9  

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Cosmos Laundromat just won the Jury’s Award at Animago, a worldwide renowned contest in the entire field of 3D animation, still, visual effects and visualization! Pictures below: the award catalog with great cover! And the jury report in German. I’m sure someone will post a translation here :)

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Netherlands Film Festival premiere

25 September, 2015 |    Gallery

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The internet premiere was last month, but yesterday we had our real festival premiere on the Netherlands Film Festival, together with three other animation shorts. Always cool to attend such official events with red carpet (no press for us ;) and after parties. We’ve had great response from the audience, Mathieu got his first flower […]

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Blu-ray film hardcopy delays…

17 September, 2015 |  10  

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Producing blu-ray discs (BD) means you have to make a master that survives the strictest (into the extreme) tests with Sony software in a reproduction factory. No way you can do this with free/open source software. So we tried it with Adobe Encore first – it gives a good working bluray video disc – but […]

Pipeline

Production tools state report

16 September, 2015 |  5  

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In this article we would like to publish an update regarding three key components of Cosmos Laundromat’s pipeline: BAM, Flamenco and Attract.  BAM (BAM Asset Manager) The development of BAM started during the beginning of the Gooseberry project, with the intention of investigating and developing the foundation for an asset management tool. While we could […]

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DVDs and Data Cards are here!

9 September, 2015 |  19   Gallery

Bags ready to ship!

A couple of days ago we received the DVDs and Data Cards from the factory! Anja has been busy packing and sending hundreds of them, worldwide. If you pre-ordered, check your mailbox in the next days. The Blu-Ray production is still in progress (due to the official Sony digital mastering guidelines), so they will be […]

Blender Tools

Gooseberry in blender master.

25 August, 2015 |  28  

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This is a post mortem development post recounting my personal work during the Gooseberry project, detailing which features made during gooseberry made it to blender master, which didn’t and why. Since there have been some concerns about transparency, I will be posting some information here: I’ve been working as a paid member of the gooseberry […]