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Behind the scenes: "Sometimes" - Minecraft Music Video Animation

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TheDuckCow writes:

After the recent release of the "Sometimes" music video animation, the behind the scenes is already out with my style of time-boxed explanation of the most interesting parts of the production.

While the beginning is somewhat geared for those less familiar with 3D animation, the video then gets into a unique approach of setting up different tiers of background characters and crowd simulations. This allows the project to fit the needs of a quality and populous scene without over burdening blender during playback or render. The BTS also shows off a little project and team management management tools and a few other interesting project insights. Finally, the video also showcases some of the newest features added to the MCprep addon as a part of the production, already available to download.

MCprep Minecraft Addon was used and further developed during the production.

Original music video production:

Behind the scenes video + others in the playlist of "whirlwind videos":

About Author

Patrick Crawford

Patrick (TheDuckCow) is the software engineer and digital artist behind Moo-Ack! Productions, and blender user since 2010. From open source blender addons to animated music videos to mobile apps for nonprofits, Patrick loves to create content and value for others while giving back to the community. He is the developer for MCprep & Pro Lighting Studio, and additionally works as a tools/pipeline developer for Theory Animation. He is also the managing member for Deverse, creating apps for social organizations.

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