Luke Bather - 17th July 2017

Kent Hugo's animated landscape for Sälen is littered with surreal, nightmarish 'mistakes' all in the name of aesthetic.

Inspired by the surreal CGI works of people like David Lewandowski and rapidly-growing video phenomenon Cool 3D World, Hugo takes his CG characters and warps them beyond what seems natural, beyond even the surreal and into the realm of horrifying. The only rope that keeps the video from tipping into the realm of true nightmare-laden hell is the incredible colour pallette, which manages to give the whole thing a nonchalantly cool look.

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorKent Hugo
ProducerDrew O'Neill
CommissionerAndrew Law
LabelIsland Records
Other creditsSENIOR CGI SUPERVISOR: Michael Wilson SENIOR ANIMATOR: Philip Gordon SENIOR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR & MOCAP: Ray Lim SENIOR CG ARTIST: Kent Hugo

Luke Bather - 17th July 2017

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