More City Designs & Traffic. Shortfilm Diary Part V

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So I thought it was time for a quick update on the Unreal Engine 5 short film project. I’m still testing out city designs and building different scenes. I’ve created a more gritty look for the city, which I like. As I wrote in my last post, I found my initial design too pretty. I …

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Testing City Designs. Shortfilm Diary Part IV

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As I mentioned in part III of this diary, I’ve been working on different city designs to see what I like and don’t like. So I want to share one of my ideas and what I like (and don’t like) about it. Here’s a quick animated fly-over of the design. The idea behind the design …

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Character Animation In Unreal Engine 5. Shortfilm Diary Part II.

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I’ve begun to understand how to create a cyberpunk city in Unreal Engine 5. But even though the city itself is a very important element in neo-noir and cyberpunk films, without characters in it to bring it to life, it is just dead and empty streets. So I created a small test scene to take …

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What I Learned From Making My First Short-Film

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About a year ago, I finished my first short film called VECT0R. And I didn’t really know what to do with it. You can watch it here: As old readers might recall, I started this crazy short-film project because I wanted to try out some stuff in After Effects. I’ve covered the whole process here …

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My First Short Film. The Journey. Part 5. That’s A Wrap

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Wow! The day finally arrived. Yesterday evening I finished shooting the last scene for my short film. I thought the day would never come. If you remember Part 2: The Nuked Drive-In of my amateurish endeavors into the film world, my protagonist is walking through the fallout of an old drive-in movie theatre where she …

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