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C: 299792 Kilometers Per Second

This is a short science-fiction online film by Derek Van Gorder and Otto Stockmeier. I was part of a four-man team that built the 5-foot long Kestros spaceship miniature.

What is impressive about the making of this film––and
what made me want to be a part of it––was that no CGI or greenscreen was used in the making of it; all the sets and props were built by hand and filmed in-camera. Combining new advances in digital camera technology with traditional special effects, they sought to create a unique, timeless look through lighting design, camera tricks, miniature photography, split-screen, and stop-animation. This approach allowed the filmmakers greater creative possibilities on a low-budget science-fiction film.

Film release date: January 28, 2013.

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