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My very, very modest Houdini FX Reel!

My very, very modest Houdini FX Reel! .






BREAKDOWN

00:00 | Intro
Some shots from commercials I worked on.

00:10 | TMN Banda Larga
Commercial for the biggest mobile operator in Portugal. TMN.
Agency: Ogilvy | Production: Molotov | Director: Sérgio Henriques
Role: Flame Artist
It’s a full CGI project done in a very tight schedule. I coordinated the work with the in-house 3D artist and freelancers. All done in Maya and rendered in passes. I composited in Flame.
Full breakdown of this project: TMN Banda Larga

00:15 | Blue Polpa Space
Commercial for drink mainly sold in Angola. Blue.
Agency: BAR | Production: Still | Director: Ricardo de Almeida
Role: Flame Artist
As the senior Flame artist for this project I led a 4 people team. All the final comps were done in Flame. I attended the shootings to help the team and director with some of the shots. In this particular shot I did the green screen, Earth was also done in Flame and the space station was comped in from 3D.
Full breakdown of this project: Blue Polpa Space

00:23 | Blue Polpa Future
Commercial for drink mainly sold in Angola.
Agency: BAR | Production: Still | Director: Ricardo de Almeida
Role: Flame Artist
This is a sequel of the Blue Polpa Space. With virtually same team, on this project we had a lot more CGI elements to integrate with live footage. Some of the shot are full CGI. This particular shot is fully CGI, I comped all the 3D render passes in Flame.
Full breakdown of this project: Blue Polpa Futuro


00:27 | Millennium BCP Mourinho
Commercial for the biggest private Bank in Portugal
Agency: Bassat Ogilvy | Production: Krypton Films | Director: Augusto Fraga
Role: Flame Artist
In this project I did all the cleaning. The in-house 3D and Motion Graphics artists did all the elements. In some shots I had to replace the stand-in’s head by Mourinhos’s and did some green screens.
Full breakdown of this project: Millennium BCP Mourinho

00:30 | 7Up Pool
Agency: BBDO | Production: Krypton Films | Director: Marina Simões
Role: Flame Artist
In this project I had to make a crowd out of several plates and a blue screen. I had to replace the 7Up can for the Spanish version of the commercial. The can was tracked and done in 3D Maya by Jaime Cipriano, witch was rendered in several passes to composite in all the shots with a clear view of the can.
Full breakdown of this project: 7Up Pool

00:33 | Uma Aventura na Casa Assombrada
Feature film based on popular junior adventure books in Portugal.
Production: Valentim de Carvalho Filmes | Director: Carlos Coelho da Silva
Role: Flame Artist
It was a long project with all kind of post production work.
In this case, I created flying bat. All done in Flame. I had a very low poly bat geometry. I animated the bat’s wing with deformers in Flame and their trajectory with 3D paths.
In this project I did form rotoscoping to clean ups, 3D tracking, lots of keying and muzzle flashes.
Full breakdown of this project: Uma Aventura na Casa Assombrada

00:36 | Mini Preço Caldeirão
Commercial for a chain of grocery stores in Portugal. Mini Preço.
Agency: Nossa | Production: Molotov | Director: Sérgio Henriques
Role: Flame Artist, FX Artist
In this project I did all the final comps in Flame. I also did the FX elements in Houdini.
Full breakdown of this project: Mini Preço Caldeirão

00:40 | Caixa Geral de Depósitos Caixa Mais
Commercial for public Bank in Portugal. Caixa Geral Depósitos.
Agency: McCann Production | Krypton Director: Augusto Fraga
Role: Flame Artist
I attended the shooting as this was a little tricky to shoot.
I did all kind of post production work. Form tracking, cleaning, rotoscoping.
Full breakdown of this project: Caixa Geral de Depósitos Caixa Mais

00:49 | Mini Preço Castelo
Commercial for a chain of grocery stores in Portugal. Mini Preço.
Agency: Nossa | Production : Molotov | Director: Sérgio Henriques
Role: Flame Artist, FX Artist
In this project I did all the final comps in Flame. I also did the FX elements in Houdini.
Full breakdown of this project: Mini Preço Castelo

00:57 | Blue Polpa Future
Commercial for drink mainly sold in Angola. Blue.
Agency: BAR | Production: Still | Director: Ricardo de Almeida
Role: Flame Artist
This is a sequel of the Blue Polpa Space. With virtually same team, on this project we had a lot more CGI elements to integrate with live footage. Some of the shot are full CGI.
Full breakdown of this project: Blue Polpa Future

01:00 | Bom Petisco – Gestos
Agency: Ogilvy | Production: Tangerina Azul | Director: Sérgio Henriques
Role: Flame Artist
I did some matte painting and clean ups for this project.
Full breakdown of this project: Bom Petisco – Gestos

01:06 | TMN Banda Larga
Commercial for the biggest mobile operator in Portugal.
Agency: Ogilvy | Production: Molotov | Director: Sérgio Henriques
Role: Flame Artist
It’s a full CGI project done in a very tight schedule. I coordinated the work with the in-house 3D artist and freelancers. All done in Maya and rendered in passes. I composited in Flame.
Full breakdown of this project: TMN Banda Larga

01:13 | Continente Cá Dentro – Queijos e Vinhos
Commercial for the biggest chain of grocery stores in Portugal – Continente
Agency: Euro RSCG Production | Krypton Films Director: Fred Oliveira
Role: Flame Artist
At that time of the year the vines were all dry. So I had to put the leafs on them with stock footage and some CGI elements. Also did sky replacements.

01:17 | Iglo – Polo Norte
Agency: Ogilvy Production | Molotov Director: Paulo Marques
Role: Flame Artist
A lot of green screen, rotoscoping and tracking.
Full breakdown of this project: Iglo – Polo Norte

01:21 | TMN Banda Larga
Commercial for the biggest mobile operator in Portugal. TMN.
Agency: Ogilvy | Production: Molotov | Director: Sérgio Henriques
Role: Flame Artist
It’s a full CGI project done in a very tight schedule. I coordinated the work with the in-house 3D artist and freelancers. All done in Maya and rendered in passes. I composited in Flame.
Full breakdown of this project: TMN Banda Larga

01:29 | R&D
This project was canceled. I did some R&D.
Role: Flame Artist
All done in Flame except for the screens contents.
The roof and roof light were done in Flame with simple geometry.

01:35 | Blue Polpa Space
Commercial for drink mainly sold in Angola. Blue.
Agency: BAR | Production: Still | Director: Ricardo de Almeida
Role: Flame Artist
As the senior Flame artist for this project I led a 4 people team. All the final comps were done in Flame. I attended the shootings to help the team and director with some of the shots. In this particular shot I did the green screen, Earth was also done in Flame and the space station was comped in from 3D.
Full breakdown of this project: Blue Polpa Space