Based on a true story of a Kamikaze pilot sent on his last mission, whose plane malfunctioned, crashing before he reached his goal. I will leave you decide whether he got the second chance or not.
– Maya with mental ray (modeling, light, textures, rendering)
– Mudbox (texturing, sculpting)
– ZBrush (terrain sculpting)
– UV Layout (for creating UV maps)
– Onyx (for generating trees)
– Ivy generator
– Adobe After Effects for layer composting
– Adobe Photoshop for color corrections and chromatic aberration effect
– 15 tree species (palms and eucalyptus), 4 bush species, 7 other plant species with 6-7 shape variations.
– poly count: 200,000,000 polys.
– rendered with mental ray physical sun and sky.
– render time (animation ready, 1920×1080) – 35min
– render time (still frame, volumetric fog, 2880×1800) – 6.5 hours