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Date: 05/12/09 09:20 AM

25 Responses to Monster Truck Rally Shot in Tilt Shift Animation

  1. Profile photo of LittleMissQT
    LittleMissQT Female 18-29
    1266 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 9:16 am
    Link: Monster Truck Rally Shot in Tilt Shift Animation - Redneck sporting event goes arty. Looks like toys!
  2. Profile photo of BrandNewHero
    BrandNewHero Male 18-29
    45 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 9:31 am
    Holy crow. Those audience scenes must`ve taken MONTHS.
  3. Profile photo of knup48
    knup48 Female 18-29
    307 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 9:32 am
    It looks like it could be something off of Robot Chicken
  4. Profile photo of RoniC
    RoniC Female 40-49
    148 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 9:34 am
    If monster truck rallys really looked like this I just might go see one lol
  5. Profile photo of Pure_Jenius
    Pure_Jenius Male 18-29
    110 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 9:39 am
    BrandNewHero, this is real footage. Tilt-shifting uses a special lens to change the plane of focus, making it have a `miniature` feel. (It can also be computer-generated, of course)

    The artist has been doing videos like these for about 8 months. they are called "little australia", the other videos are even better than this one.

  6. Profile photo of Alekaidah
    Alekaidah Male 18-29
    59 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 9:53 am
    really cool editing. i wonder how this would look at close range.
  7. Profile photo of 1williamsg
    1williamsg Male 18-29
    326 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 9:55 am
    that was fun to watch
    simple trick which works so well
  8. Profile photo of neveryours
    neveryours Female 13-17
    1270 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 10:08 am
    that was cool
    but those people`s little arms freaked me out...
  9. Profile photo of Binary101
    Binary101 Male 13-17
    846 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 10:32 am
    nice, good to watch
  10. Profile photo of Tearon
    Tearon Male 18-29
    147 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 10:46 am
    why the hell don`t mods use simple function called search? Metal heart is here and suprisingly with title "Metal heart".
    Cool vid though...
  11. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 10:55 am
    Well they are toys lol
  12. Profile photo of D3
    D3 Male 13-17
    725 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 11:36 am
    Tilt shift is always awesome.
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    hyybrucewayn Male 18-29
    203 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 12:13 pm
    does anyone know exactly what tilt-shift refers too?

    all it looks like is relatively high speed time-lapse with exaggerated colors and very shallow depth of field.
    as "advanced" as that may sound, it actually isn`t that complicated.

    It does look like there might be more too it, anyone know for sure?

  14. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm
    What is tilt animation? Is it like, filming it, then dissecting away some pictures making it look like a stop-motion thing?
  15. Profile photo of Thetas
    Thetas Male 18-29
    1540 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 12:44 pm
    At the bottom: Miniature Faking
  16. Profile photo of langdonhill
    langdonhill Male 18-29
    506 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 1:22 pm
    Tilt-shift uses special lenses or computer-generated effects to change the depth of field so everything seems smaller. It`s pretty friggin` awesome.
  17. Profile photo of OrangeCrow
    OrangeCrow Female 18-29
    1200 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 1:56 pm
    Haha that was really cool.
  18. Profile photo of SaltyVarnish
    SaltyVarnish Male 18-29
    678 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 3:32 pm
    Its like watching my imagination when i was a kid. awesome!
  19. Profile photo of skullcandy
    skullcandy Female 18-29
    241 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm
    that was awesome.
    I`d love to do that one day.
  20. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4019 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 6:04 pm
    Tilt-shift is awesome. So is Vimeo.

    Coolest thing I have ever seen in my entire life was one day, I was watching Palladia (MTVHD), and they had this cutscene, and it was late, and I was baked.....

    Google "Vimeo crow" and watch it in full screen highdef with GOOD speakers / headphones. Its not nearly as cool (lower quality) than if you catch it on HD TV, but it blew my mind.

  21. Profile photo of lord_byron
    lord_byron Male 13-17
    307 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 7:42 pm
    haha i like the crash derby part where the cars were just ramming into each other
    they look like little toy cars.
    it makes it all looks so ridiculous and childish lol
    really cool
  22. Profile photo of JJXanadu
    JJXanadu Male 30-39
    516 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 8:26 pm
    I wonder if that Batman has sad pills on him...
  23. Profile photo of krabkat
    krabkat Female 18-29
    1263 posts
    May 12, 2009 at 11:37 pm
    Surreal and amazing. The longer I watched the more toylike it all seemed. Very, very cool!
  24. Profile photo of rgsupergrove
    rgsupergrove Male 18-29
    899 posts
    May 13, 2009 at 2:23 am
    took me ages to figure out it was half animated!
  25. Profile photo of mac_n_cheese
    mac_n_cheese Male 13-17
    148 posts
    May 13, 2009 at 5:26 am
    wow that deserves alot of respect. very wel done indeed

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