Thanks for the great comments, guys!
@Prichard Studios The hallway scene was by far the hardest to complete, as it required the most amount of post-production work. The ceiling was made up of 2 white plates. The top of the walls were mostly tile pieces, with a few studs spread throughout, to keep the plates in place, so I could remove them easily each time I moved the minifigure. Because of having to constantly remove the ceiling, I cropped around the ceiling on one of the frames and overlayed it on the entire shot. Once his head started to cover some of the ceiling, I had to manually mask around the area, frame by frame. The entire shot in total took around 2 and a half hours to animate and roughly 8 hours in total to edit. I’m glad it came out well.
Regarding the plot and motivations; I don’t want to spoil anything, as it’s currently under wraps, but I guess it’s worth explaining that this is the opening scene of a feature-length collaboration between me and a few other brickfilmers. We will get to see where he travels and learn more about his motivations for embarking on the journey. I look forward to releasing this and will soon be resuming work on it. There are a few visual elements that hint at what the project is, so I’d be interested to see if anyone picked up on what it could be
@BrickAnimator724 Thank you. The time tunnel was animated without the use of CGI. Unfortunately, I didn’t take any behind the scenes photos of the tunnel in detail, but as we see in 1:05, behind the wall there was another wall, made up entirely of black bricks. In the wall, there was a 1x2 brick with a peg attached to it. At the back of the brick-built tunnel, I included a 1x2 technic brick, with a hole in the centre, which allowed me to clip it onto the wall and rotate it like a wheel.
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