Way back in June of 2006, we posted a Quickie about Grzegorz Jonkajtys’ short film, Ark. He recently sent word that the film’s site has been revamped (and that it won Best of Show at SIGGRAPH 2007).
Ark is a breath-takingly gorgeous bit of filmmaking. From the epic mattes to the subsurface scattering in the flesh textures, it’s the kind of project you want to crawl inside and spend all week exploring. Jonkajtys crafted a fully realized world, lush with detail—which only makes the twist at the film’s conclusion that much more pointed.
Don’t miss the fxguide article on how miniatures, a motion control camera and CG was used in the film.