October 03, 2013
World War II From Space
“A stunning 90-minute documentary visualizing key events from World War II from the vantage point of space,” World War II From Space just won an Emmy for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction. Featuring 300 animations and 79 VFX shots, it made heavy use of an Adobe workflow (script writing in Adobe Story, 3D integration with After Effects & Cinema 4D, editing in Premiere Pro). Check out an in-depth interview on how the team made it happen.
“It’s like the Photoshop eyedropper in real life”
Nix is an interesting smartphone accessory meant to accurately scan the colors of objects you encounter. The paint-color tie-in is clever, even if some of the examples (banana freshness detection?) are pretty wacky: