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Hawaii D.O.T. – Talking Fish

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Client

Hawaii Department of Transportation


Collaborators

Kinetic Productions Inc.


Description

The Hawaii Department of Transportation needed to send a clear message that contaminating storm drains with oil and other pollutants was having a negative impact on the environment. Who better to carry that message to the public than a Hawaiian reef fish?


Production Notes

Accomplishing the photo-real look required diligent research and extensive testing. Several layers of rendered image sequences were carefully 3D motion tracked and rotoscoped to make the division between the animated fish and actual fish vanish. The actor does a great job interacting with his unseen virtual costar. Directed by Ryan Kawamoto of Kinetic Productions Inc.