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Gerhardt Reibstirn, Matthew Evans, Donald McCorquodale, Reuben Montgomery, Ashleigh Foo Chong, Eccles Chan, Nic Roodt, William Sperling,
New Zealand,  Auckland Media Design School,  3D Animation and Visual Effects,  November 25, 2014
A small mushroom creature sprouts from the ground, embarking on a challenging journey to release his spores and complete his life cycle.

All together the Creature Crew is made up of 8 friends from Media Design School in New Zealand.
We got together due to similar interests and wanted to make something a bit unusual and mysterious.
We spent 12 weeks bringing our little mushroom to life! He is based off a rare blue mushroom that you will find on the back of a $50 NZ bank note.
This is the first short film we ever made together and we made every mistake in the book, then learnt from it.
Although there wasn't mush-room for errors, we created Fawn before our deadline and he turned out to be a fun-gi.
  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Concept Art
  • Design
  • Editing
  • FX/Simulations
  • Generalist (all)
  • Lighting
  • Look Development
  • Matchmove
  • Modeling
  • Pre-visualisation
  • Rigging
  • Rotoscoping
  • Sound Design
  • Story Development
  • Texture Painting
  • After Effects
  • Houdini
  • Mari
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Motion Builder
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • V-Ray
  • Zbrush
3D Total
  • Film of the Year
  • 1767 Page Views
  • 8 Images
  • April 16, 2015
You can find some fantastic breakdowns and production images at
Otherwise take a peek at the Fawn Vimeo channel -

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