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Roommate Wanted - Dead or Alive

Lærke Elisabeth Kromann, David Crisp, Jane Langkilde Madsen, Lea Bøje, Anne Moth Larsen, Henning Sanden, Bjørn Blaabjerg Sørensen, Dorte Flensted Jensen, Jonas B. Mikkelsen, ,
Denmark,  Viborg The Animation Workshop,  Bachelor in Character Animation and Bachelor in Computer Graphics,  January 23, 2015
Roommate Wanted - Dead or Alive is our graduation film from The Animation Workshop, located in Viborg, Denmark.

The short film is a mixed media project with hand built miniature sets and integrated 3D characters and assets.
We were 9 students on the film, 4 CG artists and 5 animators and we worked on the project for around 10 months.

Summary of the film:
When a struggling medical student, Adam, places an advert online for a “Roommate Wanted; Dead or Alive” in a desperate attempt to save money, he gets way more than he bargained for when the post is taken a little too literally by the only applicant, Zack. This odd couple has to find a way to overcome their obvious problems and accept each other’s awkward mannerisms to be able to share their living space. But unfortunately this proves difficult for Adam, because his new roommate happens to be… a zombie!

  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Concept Art
  • Design
  • Editing
  • Generalist (all)
  • Lighting
  • Look Development
  • Matte Painting
  • Modeling
  • Pre-visualisation
  • Programming
  • Rigging
  • Story Development
  • Texture Painting
  • After Effects
  • Mari
  • Maya
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • V-Ray
  • Zbrush
3D Total
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Film of the Year
  • 3129 Page Views
  • 9 Images
  • March 10, 2015
Credits and roles:
Lærke Kromann: Director, Writer
David Crisp: Co-director, Writer
Jane Langkilde Madsen: Art Director, Set Supervisor, Animator
Lea Bøje: Animator, Animation Production Manager, Storyboard Artist
Anne Moth Larsen: Animation Lead, Storyboard Artist
Henning Sanden: Pipeline Manager, GC-supervisor, Modelling Lead
Bjørn Blaabjerg Sørensen: Technical Art Director, Character TD
Dorte Flensted Jensen: Design Lead
Jonas B. Mikkelsen: Animation

Software and programs used:
Microsoft:
Word
Excel
Adobe:
Photoshop
Premiere
Media Encoder
After Effect
Autodesk:
Maya
TV-paint
Zbrush
Nuke
Mari
Modo
PhotoScan
Shotgun
Vray

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