Get ready for a fantastic rock trip with this video by Michael Enzbrunner.
My name is Michael Enzbrunner and I'm a Toronto-based visual artist & animator. My work is a mix of analog and digital techniques and ranges from drawings and illustrations to animations and other moving imagery. Whenever possible, I also get involved with the music and sound-design for my visuals.
I’ve been a Maya user for the most part of my 3D life and DEATH VAN is my first major project in Blender. There were quite a few obstacles during the 1.5 years it took to make the film, but I was surprised on a daily basis, what a crazy good piece of software Blender has become. I had no idea… The animation started out from an artist in residence program at the Toronto Animated Image Society, where I had the chance to develop the style and characters of the film. My main goal was to create a dream-like, yet convincing miniature world with an analog look that is reminiscent of old stop-motion flicks. I wanted to leave the viewer with the feeling of having watched something like a "good" nightmare.
What is it about? DEATH VAN is a space-rock duo that tours through a surreal universe inhabited by weird little creatures who are terrorized by a menacing and mischievous entity.
Thanks for your time watching!