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“The Question” Visual FX Showcase



This video showcases Lonesome Robots FX work on Danann Breathnach’s new short sci-fi film “The Question”. The project featured 72 effects shots including a full 3D meteorite intro sequence and the film title. The graphics for the super computer interface were designed by us in collaboration with the director and the producer. They gave us complete freedom to design the interface as we saw fit for the movie and made minor corrections regarding the readability of the interface messages. Other effects shots featured, cracking glasses, blinking leds, blood drip, fluorescent liquids, atmosphere effects, screen replacements and adding details in the scenes for greater realism.

“The Question” takes place in the near distant future, where a girl has been cryogenically reanimated, renewing a rift between science and religion. But, only she holds the answer to the ultimate question – In death, what did she see?
Check the trailer

RTE & Filmbase funded short sci-fi film, completed March 2013.
Written, Directed & Edited: Danann Breathnach
Produced: Mark Downes
Original Story/ Written: Jessica O’Toole
Cinematographer: Dan Stafford Clark
Composer: Nicholas Singer
VFX: Lonesome Robots
SHE: Phoebe McIntosh
Doctor Fialan: Owen McDonnell

AIEN 1:1 ID Bumper



Concept, art direction, design & animation: Lonesome Robots & silentVelcro.
Client: AIEN 1:1 Architecture, Design & Construction.

ID Bumper made for AIEN 1:1 Architecture, interior design & construction office which operates for 20 years in Athens, Greece. Video was part of their identity redesign & also used as an intro to their website.

Sentiment Music Video



Music Video for “Sentiment” by VGO & Yinka. WeThePeople shot and edited the video and then handed it to us to add our own personal touch. First we cleaned all the walls from various tag graffiti and then relighted some parts of the video. Next we conceived the final look for the video and created all the VFX, the video title and the final grade. The title sequence required a workflow for tracking data from fish-eye footage and matching the added elements with the appropriate lens distortion. A custom patch was created in Quartz composer for the creation of the data-glitches.
Download “Sentiment” from Ánthropos-Mekhané Records.

WeThePeople: Filming, Editing.
LonesomeRobots: Post Production, Title Design, VFX

Accelerator ID Bumper



Concept, design, animation, sound design: Lonesome Robots & silentVelcro.
Producer: Andy Kelleher. WDF Productions.

“Accelerator” is a business incubator company based in London. They asked us to create a short animation of their logo as part of their rebranding and expansion. The piece should present the company’s vision of being a professional digital incubator, dynamic & young. It should also be distinct, so viewers would associate the brand immediately and help integrate the brand on different media and social communities.

Lonesome Robots completed post production on Danann Breathnach’s new short “The Question”



Click on the image above to view stills from the movie
LonesomeRobots completed visual FX work on Danann Breathnach’s new short film “The Question”. The project featured 72 effects shots including a meteorite intro sequence and the film’s title. Also all the graphics for the super computer interface were designed by LonesomeRobots in collaboration with the director Dannan Breathnach and the producer Mark Downes. It was a great collaboration and a wild ride trying to catch the deadlines, but the great thing was that both Dannan and Mark were so helpful and really let us add our own style to their vision. Clips to come soon…
Check out “The Question” on facebook
Support “The Question” on Indiegogo

The Signal



New LonesomeRobots & silentVelcro animation. An alien interface is searching the universe for intelligence when it comes up with a powerful signal. The signal is tracked, scaled down, analyzed, cleared from noise and inside its channels two images are found. But the alien technology took the analysis too far, singing and music that were not part of the signal started emerging…
Jump to vimeo LonesomeRobots account for more info…

Monday video clip



Video of audio synced motion graphics for Monday by a band apart. Now in HD
Made with Cinema4D and After Effects.
Monday is from the album Empty Days by a band apart
The video made it in the main Vimeo ‘Videos we like’ stream and gathered
almost 17800 views & 369 Likes in less than 2 days.
More about this here.

Murder



20 second animation made using Cinema4D and After Effects.
Animation and compositing by silentVelcro.
Music “Killer/Papa was a rolling stone” by a band apart.

“The Secret Life of Potentiometers”
Music Video Trailer



Trailer of the music video for the song “Cекретная жизнь потенциометров” by greek music band “a band apart”.
The song is included in their upcoming release of “The Secret Life of Potentiometers” album.
Directed and produced by Lonesome Robots. Post production by Lonesome Robots. More info about the video here…

Sentiment Teaser


Teaser for the upcoming Music Video for “Sentiment” by VGO & Yinka.
The guys at WeThePeople sent us some footage and asked us for our personal touch. The piece required a workflow for tracking data on fish-eye footage and matching the added elements with the appropriate lens distortion. Full video to be released soon.
“Sentiment” will be released from Ánthropos-Mekhané Records.

WeThePeople: Filming, Editing.
LonesomeRobots: Post Production, Title Design