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Ram's Horn

Garrett Hoyos (Producer) , Jenna Hamzawi (Director), Ethan Dean (Art Director) ,
United States,  Provo, UT Brigham Young University,  BFA Animation,  April 23, 2015
I just graduated from Brigham Young University. I'm super passionate about animation. Our film won a College Television Award. I was the producer on the project and we worked extremely hard over the course of 2014 (January-December) to complete this film while going to school.

An overly confident mountain climber sets out to conquer the massive, curly-tipped mountain “Ram’s Horn” for fame and glory, only to be thwarted by an unexpected rival—and it’s loveable offspring—who puts the mountaineer’s priorities to the test.

Because our video is private you must see this link instead of the one below
The video is located at
Vimeo Password: watchramshorn
  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Design
  • Editing
  • Generalist (all)
  • Lighting
  • Look Development
  • Modeling
  • Programming
  • Texture Painting
  • Houdini
  • Mari
  • Maya
  • Nuke
  • Zbrush
3D Total
  • Film of the Year
  • 3216 Page Views
  • 5 Images
  • May 14, 2015

We had a team of 25-50 students. We developed a pipeline in Maya for modeling, previs, rigging and animation. We exported our animations as alembics into Houdini and there we Lit, Shaded, did FX, and rendered using Mantra. We composited in Nuke and edited it together in Premiere. We wrote our own tools, created our own pipeline much like studio would do. Our Snow FX were created from scratch as well as our UberShader and Mari pipeline for texturing. We used a linear workflow and automated as much as we could. The origination for the project was extremely challenging and getting both upperclassmen and underclassmen to work together.

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