Parting Us by Albert Hooi and TJ O’Grady Peyton

is a short documentary by and about the lives of 15 people living in Ireland during the first phase of the country’s lockdown due to COVID-19. I was tasked with this VFX shot when Albert came to me with the idea.

The shot involved 3d camera tracking, stabilization and rotoscoping. Check out the shot and breakdown below.

Color grade done by Peter Oppersdorff at MPC London and music by Daithí.

Parting Us VFX Breakdown by Colm Moore

‘They’ is an exploration of race and identity in modern society. It was written and performed by rapper and poet , and we collaborated with an amazing team of diverse Irish artists to create this film — a safe space and an illustration of these powerful and important words.

An experiment in using Google Earth 3D data to render a semi-realistic video of the city and lighting it dramatically with Arnold Sky. It involved capturing the Google Earth data, simplifying it in MeshLab, UV unwrapping it in Blender and finally animating in Cinema4D.

Check out the shot and the VFX breakdown below.

Colm Moore

VFX Artist & Video Editor from Dublin, Ireland with a background in photography // //

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