Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

Milk Goes Intergalactic on VFX for SkyOne

14/05/2021

Milk Goes Intergalactic on VFX for SkyOne

data-src=https://creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/avatars/263018/5fa08c562aaf4-bpthumb.jpg data-srcset=https://creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/avatars/263018/5fa08c561c0e7-bpfull.jpg 2x class=lazyload avatar avatar-80 photo height=80 width=80 />

Brie Clayton May 13, 2021

0 Comments

Milk is delighted to reveal details of its work as principal VFX supplier for Sky Original's new outer space, prison break drama series Intergalactic now available on SkyOne and NOW TV. Led by VFX Supervisor Jean-Claude Deguara, Milk created 850 shots across eight episodes delivering an exceptionally broad range of work, spanning stunning planet and complex city environments featuring well known landmarks; an FX focused desert storm, a spaceship crash and a submerged planet; a space walk including complex water and bubble elements; and hyperspace travel, in addition to creatures and character enhancements. The Milk team was supported by Egg in Dublin, Ireland.

data-src=https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200-1024x391.png alt= class=lazyload wp-image-2410207 data-srcset=https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200-1024x391.png 1024w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200-300x115.png 300w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200-768x293.png 768w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200-624x238.png 624w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200-50x19.png 50w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200-100x38.png 100w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13194417/milk7_1200.png 1200w data-sizes=(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px />

Intergalactic tells the story of fearless young cop and galactic pilot, Ash Harper (Savannah Steyn), who is wrongly convicted of a crime and exiled to a distant prison colony. On the way there Ash's fellow convicts seize control of their prison transfer ship the Hemlock and she is forced to join them on the run towards a distant galaxy with epic adventures along the way. Deguara worked closely with showrunner Julie Gearey (Prisoner's Wives), director Kieron Hawkes, production designer Mark Geraghty and executive producer Iona Vrolyk; leading the VFX teams at Milk and Egg to deliver the entire project remotely on a tight schedule during the 2020 lockdowns.

Some contents or functionalities here are not available due to your cookie preferences!

This happens because the functionality/content marked as Vimeo framework uses cookies that you choosed to keep disabled. In order to view this content or use this functionality, please enable cookies: click here to open your cookie preferences.

To ensure the visual integrity of the frequent space travel sequences across the series, Deguara consulted Sky At Night space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE about the science of space, hyperspace travel and the folding of space time known as the Alcubierre drive'. Said Deguara: I spent an absolutely fascinating two or so hours chatting to Dr Maggie about how hyperspace travel would look. This allowed our artists to develop concepts representing how these elements would actually behave, to ensure the VFX supported the storytelling as realistically' as possible. We created a bubble-like effect around the Hemlock to represent the folding of space time and we then expanded it to feel like an ocean.

One of the biggest challenges was the visually evocative opening sequence, which needed to have maximum impact. It required the creation of a full CG, wide panorama of a dystopian future London that had emerged from floodwater and was surrounded by a giant dam and in the shadow of hundreds of giant buildings; supporting the futuristic new London'; (the Commonworld') built high up above. The depth of the old London buildings was over three hundred metres twice the depth of the English channel!

data-src=https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-1024x498.png alt= class=lazyload wp-image-2410212 data-srcset=https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-1024x498.png 1024w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-300x146.png 300w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-768x374.png 768w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-1536x747.png 1536w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-624x304.png 624w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-50x24.png 50w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200-100x49.png 100w, https://gcs.creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13195024/milk9_1200.png 1920w data-sizes=(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px />

The shots featured well known London landmarks Westminster, St Paul's, Tower Bridge which had to be accurately portrayed with a level of dilapidation that reflected the time that had passed as well as the flooding. In addition there was a whole cityscape of futuristic new London' buildings up above, to be constructed with giant skyscrapers, floating platforms, roads and monorails - to enhance the location shoot at futuristic City of Arts and Sciences' complex in Valencia, Spain. There was also a desire to have a lot of atmosphere shafts of volumetric light, clouds of dust, fog, steam from the engines of the platforms, low level vegetation and falling debris.

Although this had originally been envisaged as more of a dmp based sequence, it was built in 3d with a small team of assets artists, to allow a high level of detail in the shots.

A g
LINK: https://creativecow.net/milk-goes-intergalactic-on-vfx-for-skyone/...
See more stories from creativecow

North America Stories

13/06/2021

Paige Harrison Named Hearst TV VP of News

Paige Harrison, WCVB Boston news director, has been named VP of news at Hearst Television. She begins July 1 and relocates to company headquarters in New York. ...

13/06/2021

National CineMedia Promotes Scott Felenstein as Cliff Marks Retires

National CineMedia announced that its president Cliff Marks will retire, effective July 1, and that Scott Felenstein has been named president, sales, marketing ...

13/06/2021

Series Business: Valerie Armstrong on Kevin Can F**k Himself, a Dark Comedy From AMC

Series Business is a new podcast from Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News...

13/06/2021

Shark Week' Starts on Discovery July 11

Shark Week starts on Discovery July 11 and runs through July 18. It is the 33rd year of the shark celebration. With Discovery Plus pitching in, Discovery promis...

13/06/2021

Ben Silverman To Speak at NATPE Podcast Event

Ben Silverman, Propagate chairman and co-CEO, will deliver the opening address at NATPE Virtual: ContentCast--The Business of Podcasting Content July 14. Joinin...

13/06/2021

Ion Adding Chicago Fire' to Lineup Starting June 15

Ion Television, freshening its programming, has made a deal with NBCUniversal Global Distribution to add Chicago Fire to its lineup....

13/06/2021

Trolling Nielsen, Comscore Says Its Local Data Has Been Consistent

Comscore, taking another swipe at ratings rival Nielsen, said its local-market data shows that during the pandemic, TV usage climbed starting last March, then d...

13/06/2021

Betty' Season Two on HBO June 11

Skate comedy Betty starts on HBO June 11. Based on Crystal Moselle's movie Skate Kitchen, Betty follows five young women learning about themselves amidst Ne...

13/06/2021

Primetime Ratings Thursday: Fox on Top With Shazam'

Fox won the Thursday ratings battle, with Beat Shazam leading the way. On a weak night for Nielsens, Fox posted a 0.4 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnigh...

12/06/2021

Lovers Spark Behind Blast That Killed Husband?

Back to All News Lovers Spark Behind Blast That Killed Husband?Play Video Play Video Entertainment 11 June 2021 GlobalIndia From Exfoliation to Explosion:...

12/06/2021

Berklees 160 Massachusetts Avenue Building Named to Honor President Roger H. Brown

Berklees 160 Massachusetts Avenue Building Named to Honor President Roger H. Bro...

12/06/2021

Francis Kenny, ASC Keeps Action High with Help of Bolt 4K Max

Francis Kenny, ASC Keeps Action High with Help of Bolt 4K Max data-src=https://creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/avatars/263018/5fa08c562aaf4-bpthumb.jpg.....

11/06/2021

NBCU Will Provide Live 4K HDR Coverage of the Tokyo Olympics

STAMFORD, Conn.-In a groundbreaking move for U.S. Olympic coverage, NBCUniversal will be producing and providing 4K, high dynamic range (HDR) feeds with ATMOS s...

11/06/2021

New Sinclair RSN Ops Center Leverages ST 2110 IP Infrastructure, Cloud

ATLANTA-Sinclair Broadcast Group has expanded its sports production and delivery capabilities with the launch of a new 25,000-square-foot, SMPTE ST 2110 media o...

11/06/2021

A First: Editing Teams At Olympics Will Generate Both HDR and HD Content

STAMFORD, Conn.-NBC Olympics will be deploying a variety of technologies from Avid for the production of the Tokyo Olympics, including content production and me...

11/06/2021

Streamings Carbon Footprint: 'Very Small' Netflix Funded Study Reports

LONDON-A new white paper published by the Carbon Trust estimates an average carbon footprint one hour of on-demand video streaming in Europe in 2020 is at an i...

11/06/2021

Behind the Mic: Amazon Pursues Al Michaels for Lead NFL Gig; NBC Sports Continues Announcements of On-Air Talent for Olympics

Behind the Mic: Amazon Pursues Al Michaels for Lead NFL Gig; NBC Sports Continue...

11/06/2021

SVG SportsTech On Demand: Media Links' Tom Canavan Highlights Details of Company's Professional Services Team

SVG SportsTech On Demand: Media Links' Tom Canavan Highlights Details of Com...

11/06/2021

Je ne sais quoi: Fdration Franaise de Tennis and HBS Bring Game, Set and Match to Roland Garros in First Year of Partnership

Je ne sais quoi: F d ration Fran aise de Tennis and HBS bring game, set and matc...

11/06/2021

UEFA Euro 2020: The Host Broadcast Facts and Figures for the TV Coverage of Europe's Biggest Football Show

UEFA Euro 2020: The host broadcast facts and figures for the TV coverage of Euro...

11/06/2021

Fox Sports' Westminster Kennel Dog Show Production Moves Outdoors; 1080p HDR on Tap for Third Year

Fox Sports' Westminster Kennel Dog Show Production Moves Outdoors; 1080p HDR...

11/06/2021

NBC To Present Tokyo Olympics Primetime Show in 4K HDR for the First Time

NBC To Present Tokyo Olympics Primetime Show in 4K HDR for the First Time By SVG Staff Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:37 am Print This Story | Subscribe Sto...

11/06/2021

CBS Sports Hits the Road With F&F for Superstar Racing Experience Production

CBS Sports Hits the Road With F&F for Superstar Racing Experience Production Short tracks are the focus of attention in the six-week series By Ken Kerschbaumer...

11/06/2021

ShareBrowser Media Asset Manager's DaVinci Resolve Plugin

alt=ShareBrowser plugin for DaVinci Resolve class=wp-image-10483 data-lazy-src=/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ShareBrowser_DaVinci_Resolve_Plugin_1.jpg/> Blackmagi...

11/06/2021

NVIDIA to Acquire DeepMap, Enhancing Mapping Solutions for the AV Industry

It's time for autonomous vehicle developers to blaze new trails. NVIDIA has agreed to acquire DeepMap, a startup dedicated to building high-definition map...

11/06/2021

To Infinity, and Beyond: Ohio State University Builds AV Cybersecurity Platform for Long-Term Research on NVIDIA DRIVE

Researchers at The Ohio State University are aiming to take autonomous driving t...

11/06/2021

The True Climate Impact of Streaming

Back to All News The True Climate Impact of Streaming Emma Stewart, Ph.D. Netflix Sustainability Officer Daniel Schien, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Comput...

11/06/2021

Liza Koshy, Joel Courtney And Augustus Prew Join The Cast Of Players

Back to All News Liza Koshy, Joel Courtney And Augustus Prew Join The Cast Of Players Entertainment 11 June 2021 GlobalUnited States Cast: Liza Koshy (W...

11/06/2021

Geeked Week Wrap-Up: The Must-See Moments You May Have Missed

Back to All News Geeked Week Wrap-Up: The Must-See Moments You May Have Missed @NetflixGeeked Entertainment 11 June 2021 Global Geeked Week may be over, ...

11/06/2021

Geeked Week Day 5 Recap: All the News and Sneak Peeks

Back to All News Geeked Week Day 5 Recap: All the News and Sneak Peeks @NetflixGeeked Entertainment 11 June 2021 Global It's game on at Geeked Week. T...

11/06/2021

Cisco and Evercore ISI Host a Tech Talk on Cisco's Optical Busine

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 10, 2021 -- Cisco will host a webcast with Evercore ISI and Bill Gartner, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Optica...

11/06/2021

Ross Celebrates Fifteen Years of openGear - Putting Customers First

Ottawa, Canada, June 11th 2021 - Ross recently marked the fifteenth birthday of the openGear platform, created in 2006 and the winner of a Technical Emmy award...

11/06/2021

Make a Splitter for Studio One Artist

One of my favorite Studio One Professional features is the Splitter, and quite a few of my FX Chains use it. If you own Studio One Artist, which doesn't hav...

11/06/2021

FotoKem Builds on Creative Services Momentum

FotoKem Builds on Creative Services Momentum data-src=https://creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/avatars/263018/5fa08c562aaf4-bpthumb.jpg data-srcset=https:...

11/06/2021

Jeopardy! Guest Hosts Ratings: Ken Jennings Is Still Tops

CBS Media Ventures's Jeopardy! has had a string of guest hosts this year since the death of Alex Trebek in November....

11/06/2021

NBC Gives Americas Got Talent TVs Biggest Promo Push for the Second Week in a Row

B&C has partnered with always-on TV ad measurement and attribution company iSpot...

11/06/2021

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' Won't See Season Three on NBC

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist will not get to season three on NBC. Jane Levy plays Zoey in the musical comedy/drama. Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, John Clarenc...

11/06/2021

Local TV Stations Core Ad Revenue Seen Rising 5.4% in 2021: BIA

After a 23.1% drop in 2020, television station core advertising revenue, over the air sales excluding political commercials, are expected to rebound 5.4% in 202...

11/06/2021

Tegna To Use TVSquared For Cross-Platform Attribution

Tegna said it will use TVSquared for cross-platform closed-loop measurement and attribution, giving advertisers data on the reach and effectiveness of data-driv...

11/06/2021

Total TV Ad Revenue Forecast Flat in Post-Election 2021: GroupM

Total television advertising revenue in the U.S. is expected to be flat at $64.1 billion, a strong post-pandemic performance for a non-election year, according ...

11/06/2021

Haystack News Adds Int'l Content With Germany's Deutsche Welle

Ad-supported streaming service Haystack News said it added news content from Deutsche Welle, the German international broadcaster....

11/06/2021

NBCU, Target, Use Summer Film Night to Highlight Diverse Stories

NBCUniversal, along with sponsor Target, will be spotlighting Black filmmakers during its Summer Movie Nights and showing their work on its other platforms....

11/06/2021

Reunion Road Trip' Reunites Cast From Beloved Shows on E!

Reunion Road Trip, which reunites casts of celebrated TV shows, launches on E! June 10. There are four episodes, and the premiere reunites the cast of soap All ...

11/06/2021

Primetime Ratings Wednesday: Fox Wins With Cooking Shows

Fox won the Wednesday prime contest, with MasterChef drawing a decent crowd. Fox scored a 0.5 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, along with a 4 share...

11/06/2021

XR Tales Relies on Ultimatte 12 and Unreal Engine for Virtual Production

XR Tales Relies on Ultimatte 12 and Unreal Engine for Virtual Production data-src=https://creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/avatars/263018/5fa08c562aaf4-bp...

11/06/2021

Magewell Shares Educational Resources About Live Streaming for Houses of Worship

Magewell Shares Educational Resources About Live Streaming for Houses of Worship data-src=https://creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/avatars/263018/5fa08c56...

11/06/2021

New, free StereoCreator plugin from Austrian Audio

New, free StereoCreator plugin from Austrian Audio data-src=https://creativecow.net/wp-content/uploads/avatars/263018/5fa08c562aaf4-bpthumb.jpg data-srcset=...

11/06/2021

Bee Downtown Founder Leigh Kathryn Bonner Talks Bees, Having First Hives at CBC in NC State Alum Magazine

Leigh Kathryn Bonner, the founder of Bee Downtown, is featured as the cover stor...

11/06/2021

Xilinx Acquires Silexica to Broaden its Developer Base

Xilinx Acquires Silexica to Broaden its Developer Base Jun 10, 2021 SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive co...

11/06/2021

A Look Ahead: The Future of Digital/Linear Convergence and Addressable TV Advertising

Will Offeman, WideOrbit's Chief Product Officer, recently participated in a ...