The Future

I’m finishing up some work on my 3D ledge presentation and more ideas came to mind (after watching The 5th Element) and I wanted to include some tips for possibly creating a futuristic scene as well. We’re going to have a busy couple of weeks ahead including the Shatter tutorial coming out on Monday and this 3D Ledge soon after. Stay tuned and have your multi-pass ready!

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5 years ago
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97 Comments

Pablo Ibarra
5 years ago
Like always great work, very inspirational, ur like a sensai to me, just one question, did you shoot with a canon 5d mark II?
thnks
5 years ago
Can't wait for the tutorial!
Trym
5 years ago
When is the tutorial about this comming!?
5 years ago
What is the camera used in the Future ?
john
5 years ago
can i know your computer specs? thnx
Michael
5 years ago
Hi Andrew,

did you wear DVS Shoes? :D
JACK
5 years ago
I look forward to the demolition of Sam. Great effects Andrew and always entertaining when you use sam
5 years ago
That cool! I'm learning some secrets studio so you can make my film the best possible way. Thank you Andrew! ;)
5 years ago
I was thinking more like starwars episode three when anikin was chasing that morpher when he tried to kill padme with those worms then anikin got into the pod an chase her over the city .. that would of been Kool having Sam leap from the building an have a car going vertical hit him lol I love what you guys do on here can't wait for the tutorials
5 years ago
cool work. i need to get one soon
5 years ago
What! No Easter eggs?? Happy Easter to you and yours Andrew :) Looking forward to the next "Hey whats up Andrew Kramer here" It's sort of become a knock at the door for me these days.

Peace....
5 years ago
hahha i rofl'd @ the bbq ;D

looks great btw :O, i wish i had a warehouse like that :(
Lasse
5 years ago
i look forward to this :)

this is something that i like :) im a Sci-Fi lover so i would love to see more of this :D
khuluq
5 years ago
Hey Andrew,

I was watching Flash Forward and saw the concept you are developing. Here's the clip from YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbrnZkxts2c
Ari Lieb
5 years ago
This looks GREAT!!! When is it coming out?!?!
5 years ago
nice its virtual movie ! andrew you !
amit
5 years ago
thanx sam you are my teacher...
hungry for your upcoming tutorials
amit
5 years ago
you are the boss samm...
u are my teacher...
thanx a lot 4 all ur tuts...
hungry for ur upcoming tutorials.....
Kristof
5 years ago
Chicken, goooood :-)
Ken
5 years ago
Looks so cool! I'm dying to know how you made the background. It looks incredible...and you're hilarious! Keep the tutorials comin'! Thanks :)
Christian
5 years ago
ANDREW I LOVE YOUR WORK!!!
Brian
5 years ago
I think I'm missing something. 32 seconds in to your presentation, "BBQ" flashes over the grill. I watched it 5 more times to see if I missed other words somewhere else in the video that would make it make sense. Nothing. Why the need to point out that there was a grill in the corner?
5 years ago
Hey Andrew,

Two questions. Did I see a 7D mounted on your jib? Second, what lens did you use and how did you make your dolly/jib? Was it homemade or did you buy the rig? Just created my own dolly out of rollerblade wheels, PVC pipe and some plywood and was curious!

Thanks,

Jon
artur
5 years ago
It looks interesting Andrew...Where it will be ready??
Artur
From Armenia
5 years ago
Me a parecido excelente la propuesta realmente justo lo que andaba necesitando para salirme un poco del motion graphics. El back de the future maravilloso.
felicidades sr andrew su creatividad nos ayuda muchisimo
Travis Jones
5 years ago
Andrew.... what is the dolly and crane that you're using?
Corben Dallas
5 years ago
My multi pass was cloned! By an ET!
zerold
5 years ago
It's So great Andrew, very nice I'm waiting for tuts...You are the best.
5 years ago
Looks very Blade Runner-ish, as well :D
5 years ago
I would love to be compositor one day, which I'm trying
to find, But anyways Great Footage :D
E
5 years ago
Very cool stuff.

I don't know whether or not you're a superman fan.

Nevertheless, here's a little ten second animation I came up with yesterday.

I thought I'd share it with you since you got me on AE and and stuff.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmlbVU2UbeQ
5 years ago
I hope you include the tutorial for making the buildings in 3dmax or c4d blender for poor people,but it wpuld be fun to know how to make them.cuz iam thinking to put sam face to face with kingkong on top of the empire state.
Lindsay
5 years ago
well all i can say is that milla is even more lovely in person than on film.
5 years ago
I C A N T W A I T !!!
SBL
5 years ago
hi Andrew Kramer and everybody here

M new beginner from Cambodia. M 15 years old, I want to be a Hollywood graphic designer, so I want to know what kind of program that i need to learn please mail me (bunlengbunly@yahoo.com) , I will start from now on, please help.

Thank

SBL (Cambodia)
Jhon
5 years ago
Andrew, please!! Get a move on with the tut... I can't wait anymore! :)
ken c
5 years ago
cool - fun to see greenscreen for that type of effect, hadn't thought about it like that re top down dolly type shot -- thx for another great clip
Oliver Navarrete
5 years ago
Very nice andrew!!!
5 years ago
Wow, that ledge shot is awesome and could be in any blockbuster movie out there.
5 years ago
HOLY EFFECTIVE VERTIGO SAM!
D’mej
5 years ago
The Lord of Effect that is too cool, keep it up
5 years ago
This is nice! Can't wait :)
5 years ago
I'm a little curious as to why you chose to use 3d cars on the street below. For me, the shot just doesn't sell without them.

The distance between the subject and the cars is far enough away that even a fixed camera position (to record the cars) would be sufficient.

Anyway, looks great either way. But as always, there is room for improvement. :)
Lyndon
5 years ago
Thanks man, glad to know you're paying attention and not skipping that one shatter tutorial :D

as always, I'm still grateful for what I get. Beggars can't be choosers ALL the time.
Steely
5 years ago
I have beeen wondering why it's been taking you so long to post the ledge tutorial. I even posted a "Moan" on the last blog about what's taking you so long which never got posted. But now, when you explain why "OMG" That looks so !BRILLIANT! and now i cant wait even longer. It's killing me now lol, i cant beleive i'm going to be able to create this on my pc through your brilliant tutorials. Thank You "SO MUCH" Andrew. You are a MASSIVE insperation to me as much as a Film Star. Thanks from the UK.
Jus Sayin
5 years ago
Awesome! I cannot wait for either of those tutorials!

By the way, not to be an annoying jerk, but you had a little typo in your blog "...have a busy couple of week ahead..." I'm pretty sure you meant "weeks."

But anyway, keep up the good work!!!
5 years ago
Awesome! I knew you were working on something great!
However
5 years ago
@Oras, it really doesnt matter, green or blue, andrew decided to go for a more cold shot here so a bright green is much better to use.
Dr Evil
5 years ago
Im having visual nightmares of Sam in the white bandages...nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
My Eyes.. My Eyes!
5 years ago
I'm 13 years old and I have been absolutely awed by your helpful tutorials and project, Mr. Kramer. Thanks VC.
olivier-Mauritius
5 years ago
Nice...Look at all those lens flares.. shud had long to render... at least on my PC it is...nice work.
magiclantern
5 years ago
is he gonna jump?
Craig
5 years ago
I am anxious to see how well the 7D does with green screen. (That is a 7D isn't it?) If you could recommend an SLR what would you suggest?

Thanks,

Looking forward to the tut.
Martin
5 years ago
nice, can't wait
oras
5 years ago
poor sam allways get killed or transfourm into angry demons

comone give him somthing like super power or wings :D

_________________

but sioursly happy to tell you your site is the best

man thx
Q:why allways use green not blue ?
5 years ago
Really looking forward to these! Thanks for the update; was worried you caught an L.A. bug or something :)
5 years ago
this effect is used for the placebo clip "pure morning" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwxwzBvuIpQ but without effects just green screen
Niko
5 years ago
When this "Killing your self" tutorial is coming? :D

I really need to make like this.

Thanks!
Andrea
5 years ago
Yeahhhhhhh Andrewwww !!!!

IT'S AWESOME !!!!! I wait tutorialllll!!!!

please......a very great tutorial :=) hihih

Byeeeee

Andrew from Rome
Anthony Herrington
5 years ago
Awesome! I am looking forward to the keying very much!!
5 years ago
Hey. Sams looks like a schtroumpfs on the jpg, with his blue skin...
5 years ago
I'm happy just because because you said fifth element.. Movie is fantastic.
5 years ago
Great work , and he can flying ^^
righART
5 years ago
I am a guy...and i am straight....but ohhhh Andrew do i love you my man heheh
Bahaa
5 years ago
Hope theres some 3Ds Max ;) :)
Vicky Shah
5 years ago
Mind blowing sir.
I m waiting 4 Tutorial...plz
Dipo Dipe
5 years ago
Oooohhhhh! Can't wait, i can see that sam is back, I miss him being crushed...
Samantha
5 years ago
I am sitting and waiting in antici......pation!
Looks awesome!
5 years ago
we're still waiting.. ;) impatiently!.. I like your the way of thinking, just cool and creatively.
DawnTreader
5 years ago
@superville: sorry no she isnt the attendant. http://membres.multimania.fr/thespy/Sophia%20Goth/page_01.htm

Great stuff Andrew, looking forward to some new tutes!
Ken
5 years ago
Great Inspiration! One of of my all time favorite movies.... for some reason or another. Can't wait for the next few tutorials!
5 years ago
and i have multi-pass ready :D
you so nic man
5 years ago
Thank you Andre so much
i don't know without you what are we doing
alex sanchez
5 years ago
...Thank you Andrew, I have been waiting patiently, thanks again VC.
5 years ago
I can't wait for the ledge tutorial! I love more green screen stuff and that bottom picture looks amazing!
selvarajan
5 years ago
Thanks for putting up mobile site of videocopilot - I just noticed it ! Though not having the videos in MP4 format is a bit disappointing
5 years ago
the first time she steps out on the ledge, i got goosebumps when they reveal the city. did you know that Milla Jovovich plays the lady that takes the tickets? she's actually giving herself a multipass. look at the facial features, it's her.
Thomas
5 years ago
Looks really nice Andrew!
5 years ago
i'm really interested in the keying part.
5 years ago
Funny you should bring up 5th Element, because it's the first thing I thought of after seeing your presentation at DMA/LA. You thinking multi-depth cars/traffic?
Sam Gilbert
5 years ago
Trying to figure out where "Optical Flares" was used in that snapshot.
Jon
5 years ago
Wow that look awesome! I hope you make a tutorial on it!
Tod
5 years ago
Were are the HOBO'S?
Ron in Calgary
5 years ago
I just got home from a 16 hour video-shoot, and this is a great way to end my day, thank you Andrew !
Kai
5 years ago
very cool, I like seeing the behind the scenes at the copilot studio. It really helps me to see how a professional project is set up.

Best wishes from San Luis Obispo, CA.

Kai
5 years ago
If you see an UFO and you film it, you can't post it here, because nobody will believe you, they woul think it's fake, but it's not, i see a big problem there.
Cody
5 years ago
Can't wait Andrew
TJ
5 years ago
5th Element is one of my favorite movies.

And I can't wait for the tutorial and your 3D ledge presentation to come out.
andi
5 years ago
MY MULTI-PASS IS READY
5 years ago
Very cool ! Waiting for 'Shatter tutorial'.
Cheryl
5 years ago
Fringe lens flares Yay!
Tom
5 years ago
Their was a shot exactly like this in this weeks Caprica. I immediately thought of this when I saw it.
Zen
5 years ago
So great! wait for more new lens flare tuts.
Paul
5 years ago
Awesome! you inspire me! btw andrew you kind of look like jim from the office.
5 years ago
Yes of course it's the future! look at all the lens flares.

lol J.J. Abrams.
5 years ago
nice ,cant wait to put optical flares to some serious work.
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