Samuel Mergenthaler writes:
The intro and in-between scenes are completely made in Blender (Cycles). I used them to build a bit of a story/guideline around my New Zealand time lapse movie.
Also, I put the whole film together in the Video Sequence Editor and used motion tracking points to stabilize two of my shakiest time lapses.
Blender and New Zealand, I love 'em both :).
You can see the Blender scenes at the following time codes: