This fantasy  magic story was released right before the New Year Eve.

Proudly present the shots we`ve done for this wonderful movie. This challenging show was our first large project a specially in terms of shots amount!

Snow Bow

Originally this was a kind of magic glass sphere but after several test and sketches we offered another solution the solution - Snow Bow. The was the most favorite weapon in this film. There were more than

Snow Arrow

We had about 15 shots  with kind of "snowy magic arrow" which hits someone. 

We`ve build FX asset with controls allowing us easily create this effect adjusting and changing it.

Some of the shots with "snow arrows"

Result - Use of the "Snow Arrow" asset

Work In Progress - how it looks like from perspective camera with all helper visible

BUS

We`ve got several shots Bus traveling all over the world from Moscow to New York!

Bus Dissipation

At some point Bus dissapears...

Ice Swords and Roof Fight

We had about 100 shot on the roof of Chrysler Building shooted indoors with greenscreen. So we`ve build one asset for all the shots and used it all over the whole sequence.

Also we had to replace white plastic swords with pure ice transparent daggers.

Cast

Director:

  Aleksandr Voytinskiy

Writing Credits 

   Lev Karasev

   Lev Murzenko

   Aleksandr Voytinskiy

Produced by 

   Anastasiya Akopyan - executive producer

   Lev Karasev - producer

   Daniil Makhort - executive producer

   Georgiy Malkov - producer

   Vladimir Polyakov - producer

   Aleksandr Voytinskiy - producer

   Aleksandr Yermolov - producer

Main Road Post crew

 

   Roman Bobrov - VFX Supervisor   

   Anna Buleyko - VFX Producer

   

Trehmer crew

VFX supervisors

   Konstantin Listratov - visual effects supervisor

   Ruslan Sharafutdinov - visual effects supervisor

   Yevgenia Salnikova - visual effects producer

   Marina Yakovleva - visual effects coordinator

Lighting

   Sergey Konorev - lookdev\lighting

   Aleksander Yakovlev - lookdev\lighting

   Pavel Ivanov - lighting

FX

   Sergey Konorev - FX artist

   Konstantin Listratov - FX artist

   Maxim Popov - FX artist

   Egor Borisko - FX artist

   Aleksander Alekhin - FX artist

Modeling

 Pavel Ivanov - lighting  

Matchmove

  Yuriy Korshunov - matchmove 

Mattepaint

  Viktor Manin - mattepaint

Compositing

   Roman Moiseev - compositing

   Aleksandra Sazanovich - compositing

   Sokur Vadim - compositing 

   Ruslan Sharafutdinov - compositing

   Valeriy Denisov - compositing

   Maria Filatova - compositing

   Sazhenov Roman - compositing

   Dmitriy Polbitsyn - compositing

   Regina Mingazetdinova - compositing

Pipline

   Aleksander Alekhin - pipelineTD

Big thanks to Main Road Post for creative and art direction support!