A motion graphics produced along side another 1 minute motion graphic of similar style and quality. Both were done within the month - including preproduction, sound and screenwriting.
1000 viajeros - Motion Graphics - 02
I made these maybe a year and a half ago for a travel Agency here (AND I don't know if I've published these here yet) - it was a top secret work as they were going to launch it later in time. They took nearly 4 months to pay me the total price, which had me haggle them. I had to threaten them with legal actions and everything, after going to their office many times, sitting there, calling, writing, being patient, being angry. I tried everything. I learnt a lot on how to deal with that kind of situation. I might have lost them as a re-occuring client for being annoying (but apparently they had a huge fallout on their staff who quit for the same reason) - so I was the lucky ones that actually got paid.
Well a year later, I get a person who worked for them shows my video - and may ask for more later just this week. It's good to know they remember my work, as I DID deliver this on time, unlike a lot of my work, hahahaha.
I had a friend purchase a vector motion graphics pack for After Effects, converted them in Inkscape and added my personal touch to the design, then animated and rigged the 2D sprite characters in Blender. I did a crash course in Blender shaders and basic rigging and animation, and did it. These are practically all 100% Inkscape and Blender productions. My friend found royalty free music, and another did the voice talent (I paid them well) and it turned out quite nifty. It was a good project to do, with the GLSL viewport AO rendering and everything. So.. it has a quick turnaround, still took me a month to do both videos.
Something I do remember was the parenting system in Blender. It really was confusing - as I had NO idea how to change the pivot or centers of objects interactively.. I got so used to trueSpace or Softimage.
Another thing I learnt.. was WHY U HAVE NO MODELS BLENDER!?!??! It's all with scenes!??! I make a rig, and have to save it as a scene, and "append" the scene to the current scene I'm working on. WTF!?!??!?!?!?!
Another thing I found in Blender though - it is beautiful to be able to work on multiple scenes in the same file.. that is AWESOME. Confusing at times, but REALLY handy.
Also, the addon Animation Nodes is super awesome.