Oregon State Lottery | Jackpot Scratch-Its

We collaborated with R/West on this hilarious new Jackpot Scratch-Its spot, ‘More Than a Feeling’. In pre-production we helped develop the look, plan the shots with the director, and edit together the animatic storyboard and VFX pre-visualization. In order to achieve more realism and maintain the oddity, we went with both practical and digital effects. The background, for instance, was … Read More

Oregon State Lottery | Jackpot Trio

Early in pre-production, we provided pre-visualization of a CGI RV and yacht. During the film shoot we photographed 360 HDRIs for lighting reflections. In post, are tasked were much more difficult than it would seem – it involved a complex camera track with no tracking markers, removing objects, replacing the license plate, rotoscoping, changing the road solid yellow lines to … Read More

Suburban Auto | Commercial VFX

Recently we worked with R/West on the motion graphics and visual effects for Suburban’s new spots. We had a blast working on set and coming up with the spot’s visual look and effects. R/West agency wrote, filmed and produced editorial – our task was design, asset creation, transition concepts, motion graphics and compositing.

Flir | TCX VFX

For this FLIR TCX spot we created a CGI sequence where the viewer is led through a ventilation system and into a room. Along with the the CGI intro, we tracked and screen replaced the alarm and thermostat, created a CGI animated fan and animated the exploding FLIR TCX product. Since the spot was shot in low light, we knew … Read More

Trunk Monkey | CGI Chimpanzee VFX

It’s common knowledge that young chimpanzees can only be on set for so long before they lose focus. Plus, we can’t allow them to swing signs at people, or direct them to make an epic slow motion jump into a crowd. So, unfortunately Deep Sky’s only option was to create a CGI chimp for R/West’s new Trunk Monkey spots. Being … Read More

Burmer Music | 5D Universe Cosmography Visualization

The 5D Universe is the opening segment for ‘Origins: Life of the Universe’. Created Burmer Music and The Composition Lab. It’s a new concept you may not find on the web and yet to be visualized by an artist. We were excited to tackle this incredible visualization! It took a lot of brainstorm collaboration and animation tests to achieve this … Read More

Microsoft | Software + Services

We collaborated with our good friends at Extreme Arts + Science on a series of Microsoft Software + Services videos. Each video showcased futuristic interactive devices and conceptual daily uses. In this case study, AE+S wrote, filmed and edited. UI, motion design, and visual effects were developed by Deep Sky with some inspiration from “Minority Report”. We wireframed the user … Read More

Burmer Music | Hubble Telescope Photo-Animations

We love our astrophysics and astronomy! Here’s a collection of some of our photo manipulated space visualizations. In these examples we were provided with large quality Hubble Telescope photos (permission granted!), we rotoscoped apart stars and nebulas which were imported into After Effects and Cinema 4D. More please!