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Shot entirely in Stuttgart (Germany) by film director Sling Ng (Director's Think Tank), who gave us the honour to be part of this neck-breaking project (every sci-fi geek's wet dream) by providing VFX, alien drones and mothership designs and animation.
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VFX Director: EyeBelieve
VFX Producer: Mona Tan
VFX Technical: Chew Tze Tzang
Lead CG Artists: Poh Leong Koh, Jie Hui
Compositor: Jason Lee
Motion Graphics: Deo Mareza, Kit Khong
3D Artists: Shirleen See, Jia Zheng
Concept Artist: Mabel Tho

Agency: Leo Burnett (Malaysia)
Executive Creative Director: Eric Cruz
Creative Director: Iska Hashim
Creative Group Head: Paul Prabhakar
AV Producer: Ahmad Mubin Rasydan
Art Directors: Heng Yik See & Chan Hock Liang
Copywriters: Leon Jala & Azeril Johari

Production: Director's Think Tank (Malaysia)
Film Director: Sling Ng
Executive Producer: Heng Tek Nam
Line Producer: Sam Chee
DOP: Ian McCarroll

Service Production (Germany): watchmen productions / watchmen.de

Producer: Christopher Zitterbart
Line Producer: Dominik Nikel
1st AD: Marc Bierer
Unit Production Manager: Leo@coolrunningx
Location Manager: Lara Cox
Art Director: Falk Fürstenberg
Gaffer: Christoph Schobert
Key Grip: Thomas Roim
Stunt Driver: Leo Plank

Asia Pacific Videolab (Malaysia)
Executive Producer: Chen Yoke Wah
Smoke Compositor: Soon Foon

Offline Editor: Affandi Jamaludin (Mirage Post)

Audio: Anton Morgan (Two AM Music Studios)

VFX Breakdown: Jason Lee
VFX Breakdown Music: "Octopus" by Must Die!

Chamber Design




Early Alien Concept Art



Alien Concept Art



Alien - Look and Feel



Alien Design






VFX Breakdown

Fun Facts!

- Everyone got suspisicious of one another of having aliens in their heads.

- Alien was muttering some really not-so-nice words during his machine malfunction, therefore none of the alien subtitles were translated to English. (This may or may not be true)

- We made the Alien dance to Korean singer Psy's hit song, "Gangnam Style", as seen in the VFX Breakdown.


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