Category: Projects

  • Alienate


    DesignPoet VFX: Digital re-lights Smoke Muzzle flashes blood splats wire removal Multi-plane reflection paint-outs Crew and traffic removal sky replacement background replacement Matte painting of tunnel blinking lights in tunnel 3D model and texture of UFO and probe ships. Lighting Enhancement: SkyReplacement Tracked Matte painting & traffic removal Muzzle flash […]

  • Back To Blocks Promo

    Back To Blocks Promo

    Promo for Back to Blocksbacktoblocks.comDirector: Wendy Santiano ( of Photography/Editor: Roderick A. Santiano ( Block Structures/Compositing: Darin Andersen ( Format/Camera: HD/Canon C100 3D model, Texture, Render, and Composite 3D model, Texture, Render, and Composite

  • Le Naissance – Fashion Film

    Le Naissance – Fashion Film

    “Le Naissance” is an avant-guard fashion film created for Bullet Magazine and features Shaun Ross, the model best known for playing the alien in Katy Perry’s “E.T.” music video. Editor, Colorist, Visual Effects: Darin Andersen (DesignPoet) Directed by Lindsay Adler Wardrobe Stylist: LSC for 4 Season Style Management Wardrobe Assistant: […]

  • Tecla: Fake Tears

    Tecla: Fake Tears

    DesignPoet: Production Design, digital environments, compositing, color correction VFX breakdown: City backgrounds: After Effects camera mapping of stock photos. VideoCopilot Element 3d backgrounds: (made mostly in SketchUp with 3dWarehouse models, Modo for cleanup on some bad 3d warehouse geometry, CrazyBump for generating normal maps from textures, Photoshop: – The “white […]

  • PR3PE: Love Letter Music Video

    PR3PE: Love Letter Music Video

    Artist: PR3PE Director and DP: Lindsay Adler (Lindsay Adler Fashion Photography) Stylist: Lisa Smith Craig (4 Seasons Style Management) Video Editor, Colorist, VFX, Matte Painting/Illustration: Darin Andersen (DesignPoet) I’m a video editor and visual effects artist for indie films, and I’m often required to match or reinterpret different styles. For […]

  • The Crown and the Dragon

    The Crown and the Dragon

    DesignPoet: Dragon 3D texture and paint, 3D Fluid dynamic fire, matte painting, compositing Spencer Hale: Dragon model and 3d character animation Paul Grimshaw: 3d lighting and rendering

  • Monstrosity Trailer 2011

    Monstrosity Trailer 2011

    VFX by 2FxGuys: Darin Andersen: VFX Supervisor, matte painting, 2.5d camera ¬†projection, compositing C. Alex Johnson: 3D Animation        

  • From The Depths: Asher Levine Collection

    From The Depths: Asher Levine Collection

    DesignPoet: Edit, Color, VFX Creative team credits: – Director and DP: Lindsay Adler – Asher Levine: Designer – Stefan Golangco: Production Manager – Editor: Darin Andersen – Model: Thomas Vollmar @ FUSION Models – Griselle Rosario: Hair and Makeup – Styling: LSC for 4Season Style Management – Dex Robinson: Assistant […]

  • Jonah and the Great Fish

    Jonah and the Great Fish

    Jonah was shot on a theater stage, because, at the time, there wasn’t any budget for visual effects. It was shot with blue lights on a white backdrop and originally was going to be left that way.

  • Waterfall


    compositing breakdown:¬†waterfall 3d breakdown: For Lumenasa Animation Studios Designpoet: VFX supervisor, concept art, compositing. Alex Johnson, 3d matchmove, 3d animation, fluid dunamics.   Concept art:   Raw plate: