Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro
France, 2016, 6′ 30“
In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.
Born in 1990 in Martigues, Florian is early on attracted to art and drawing. After completing his A levels, he decided to study at an art school in Montpellier. It’s at that time that he discovered and became passionate about 3D animation. He joins MOPA in 2011; through the years, he specialized in animation while keeping interest in generalist aspect of images creation. On Garden Party, he’s the main animator and also works on character modelling and blendshapes.
Born in 1989 in Grasse (France), he gets interested in comics books and animation at the age of 13. After graduating from High School in litterature and art, he moves towards 2D animation and gets a technical degree in cinema and animation in 2013. But the visual effects and computer generated animation made him wish to explore further the animation technical skills. He joins MOPA in 2013 and specialises in Rigging, animation and FX simulation. On Garden Party, he was in charge of character rigging, script and tool development, and Water FX essentially.
Born in 1993 in Aix en Provence. Early on attracted to art and drawing, He develops an interest for visual effects and cinema at the age of 14. He creates several short films during High School before pursuing his studies at MOPA in 2011. During his studies, he gets more interested in the directing field, and preproduction in general, as well as the involvement in character animation.
On the movie, he worked essentially on the script, the storyboards, 3D previsualisation, and editing.
Born in 1992 in Metz (France). He got very interested in digital image creation during his younger years, and decided to pursue his studies in this area. After a time at an art school in Paris, he joined MOPA in 2011. He quickly becomes passionnate about realistic CG especially surfacing, lighting, rendering and compositing and graduated in 2016.
On Garden Party, he worked a lot on background surfacing, lighting and compositing.
Born in 1993 in Pau, Gabriel discovers and falls in love with video content creation during his childhood. After High School, he went to MOPA (Supinfocom Arles) in 2011 and makes a first short film called Locked Up. Two years later, Gabriel creates with a team a second short film Garden Party which develops his taste for a realistic animal aesthetic. On the movie, he’s in charge of the technical management (asset tracking, production pipeline), and works a lot on character surfacing, lighting and FX.
Born in 1991 in Paris, Lucas started to get interested in video at the age of 10. Later, he decided to specialise himself in CG animation, to keep telling stories, using all the various tools that a computer can provide. On Garden Party, he was in charge of the Lighting and Compositing of the film. The goal was to have a realistic look, and also to use colors and lights to tell the story.