Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Wombats "Techno Fan" video


Check out this beautiful music video for The Wombats by The Found Collective. Collaborating with Memo Akten to use C++ and OpenFrameworks, they created a custom application to process the footage. The result is a beautiful triangulating pattern that gives an indie band a techno reference, as though the technique was inspired by the lyrics. The stills rendered out of this system are simply jaw-dropping and combine with the original footage excellently. I knew I was a techno fan, this video just confirmed it.






CREDITS
Director: Barney Steel, Production: The Found Collective Compositing/Post: Raoul Paulet, Barney Steele James Medcraft, Software development: Memo Akten, Client: Warner Music

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