BEST IN SHOW Winner, SIGGRAPH 2014 "Box" (
“Each piece that is in the Festival is truly something special on its own merit,” said
The Computer Animation Festival is recognized by the
BEST IN SHOW
“Box” explores the synthesis of real and digital space through projection mapping on moving surfaces. The short film documents a first-ever live synchronized performance using 3D projection mapping, robots, and actors.
Directed by DÁvid Ringeisen, LÁszlÓ Ruska,
“Paper World” is an image film for the World Wildlife Fund Hungary where the values that WWF stands for become visible metaphorically on the level of a micro-world.
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
A house uproots herself and goes on an adventure.
BEST STUDENT PROJECT
Directed by Roman KÄlin,
The deterioration of one is the foundation of another one's life. The world, with its never-ending interplay of eating and being eaten, takes on new dimensions when the unexpected forces of nature clash with the existing structures of our society. The only constant is change.
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Directed by Alfonso CuarÓn, Esperanto Filmoj
VFX work submitted by Framestore,
“Gravity,” this year’s VFX Bafta and Oscar winner, turns filmmaking on its head. Rather than adding visual effects to a live-action plate, the film is around 80% computer generated, with the live-action elements (
BEST VISUALIZATION & SIMULATION
This video visualizes Kinematics, a system for designing and simulating flexible structures for 3D printing. Kinematics generates customized designs composed of 10s to thousands of hinged, interlocking modules. The designs are computationally folded using rigid-body physics into a smaller form for fabrication by 3D printing.
The Crew (
Directed by Maxime LuÈre, Dominique Boidin, RÉmi Kozyra, Unit Image
The concept of this full-CGI trailer consists of juxtaposing the two worlds valued highly by car lovers: aesthetically pleasing advertisements and action scenes. The features of the game, such as the novelty of the multiplayer aspect and the feeling of freedom in an open world, are highlighted through this concept.
BEST REAL-TIME GRAPHICS
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BEST COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT
Three, The Pony (
VFX work submitted by MPC
The pony’s bouncy moves were created using a photo-real CG digital double and extensive R&D to translate human movement to a horse. The film cuts seamlessly between CG and real-life footage. Fur was created using MPC's Furtility tool, and environments were altered using compositing and matte painting.
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