Thursday, February 7, 2008

Dinosaur Story Live-Action Shooting


Hi everyone! well, here's a picture of the live-action shooting for the backgrounds of my film. I recorded the footage during the Christmas break when my sister and I went to see our parents in Yucatan, Mexico. It was hard to find a slope anywhere where I lived...it's really flat in there, really beautiful, but very flat. But we were lucky enough to find this secluded place by sea that was perfect for the film.

In the picture you can see my parents, my sister (holding one of the cardboard doubles of the egg) and I while I was putting a Christmas ornament in front of the camera as to simulate a "fish-eye" lens to get an idea of how the light looked from every direction and then be able to reproduce it in the computer (it was my teacher's idea). Hahaha, there was so much sand in there that our car got stuck...thankfully the police, who had been checking on what we were doing every now and then, helped us out :)

5 comments:

Mitch K said...

Juan, you're blowing me away with your work!!

(that picture is REALLY cool, too! I miss you guys!!)

Juan said...

Hey Mitch!!! we miss you at the reading night too!

Thanks for your comment, I hope everything's going well for you at home.

Guillaume said...

Haha, that picture looks so cool and artsy, awesome! XD Uh, I mean, you better get those scenes on my desk by tomorrow morning, De Santiago!

Martha said...

Ohhh your poor little sister! She just wanted to go swimming that day, the sea was just a couple of steps away!!!! but you made her hold dinosaur cut-outs in front of a camera instead!!!! hahaha

Juan said...

Hahahaha, sorry Martha, I'm a terrible brother! :P