2010 DIGITAL ORRERY

Created for the Carter Observatory in Wellington New Zealand, this project required 9 pre-rendered animations taking us on journeys from Earth to the major planets. At over a minute per journey, there was a lot of content to create.

Using the latest data available (along with quite a bit of creative license), and using custom tools for the asteroid belt and solar flares scripted by Erlend Cleveland in mel, I animated the flights in Maya and rendered them with Mental Ray.

Hardware, installation and stylish UI overlays were handled by Jared Forbes at Lumen Digital.

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