Owen Forsyth

Cityscapes – Lighting – Animation


Project Details:

I built up an entire 3D city within After Effects using the Metropolitan pack from Video Copilot and Element 3D.

I made this using some of the different building layouts that came with the pack and then layering and importing different buildings from other 3D model packs.

In this project I wanted the camera to fly through the city at different angles and in different positions from within the city.

For the lighting set-up I tried to replicate the Sun using a blend of both After Effects native lights and Element 3D’s lighting system and using an image of the surrounding environment as the reflections in the windows of the buildings.

Lastly I added a spaceship 3D model, to make it look like it was an alien invasion. It is part of a much bigger project which is currently under development.

City Fly-through

Watch the short movie here. I created all of the visual effects and animation in this entire short movie.

Please watch on my You Tube channel and please like or better yet subscribe to my channel to show some support. Its always appreciated.

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