Stella, a space mechanician, has broken down and ended on a desert planet. While she is in despair, a little girl appears out of nowhere. Following the child into a tunnel, in the depths of the planet, she discovers a big cave full of objects that belonged to her, reminding her the dreams she has left behind.
The short anime is called Blade Runner Black Out 2022. It takes place a few years after the first movie, and is directed by Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop) and set between the two live-action films, the anime will provide viewers with more information about the dystopian 21st Century first depicted in Ridley Scott’s 1982 film.
Sony Pictures Japan has released a making-of video featuring the animators behind it.
Blur is a studio constantly featured on this blog, their cinematics work is some of the finest in the world. Look at their latest work for the next expansion for Star Wars the Old Republic.
Director: Patrick Clair
Lead Animator / Compositor: Raoul Marks
Design & Visual Research: Paul Kim, Jeff Han, Felix Soletic, Maxx Burman, Henry DeLeon, Dan Alexandru.
Storyboard Artist: Lance Slaton
Lighter: Shamus Johnson
Animator / Compositor: Yongsub Song
Head of CG: Kirk Shintari
3D Artists: Jose Limon Jessica Hurst, Dustin Mellum, Rie Ito, Joe Paniagua
3D Rigging: Josh Dyer
Producer: Ben Foster
Supervising Producer: Carol Salek
Head of Production: Kim Christensen
Managing Partner: Jennifer Sofio Hall
ECHO is a 3rd Person Science Fiction Adventure for PC and Consoles (TBA), created by Ultra Ultra, using the Unreal 4 Engine.
Check out more at the games official site here
Somerville is a Sci-fi cinematic platformer game currently in development by Chris Olsen.
The game has a fantastic atmospheric art design and some great lighting that really strengthens the tone of the environment.
Check out the games development blog here for a deeper look at the great animation as the game is being produced.
Concept Art by James Marijeanne: http://jamesmarijeanne.tumblr.com/