Broadcast Beat Magazine 2017 BroadcastAsia Special Edition - Page 31

use leaves instead of snow for the globe,” says Kirby. “However the client wanted to focus on wind and storms as the cause. Vancouver sees a lot of autumn rain, leaves, and wind, so that’s what we went for!” Homegrown CG inside a snow globe meant a variety of the Sequence team’s skills were put to task. did several iterations of the girl alone to make sure she looked correct and had the right balance.” “One aesthetic challenge was in the character’s facial details,” says Kirby. “It’s a fine line, because as soon as you add more details, you risk going over the top, but if you use too little, they look like ghostly figures with sunken eye sockets. We Facial features weren’t the only element requiring care- ful attention. As an infor- mative announcement, the environmental dangers had to be portrayed with accu- racy. “It’s funny that we had to Dan Sioui, Sequence execu- tive producer, couldn’t be prouder of the team’s work, particularly as it was com- pleted for a local company and airs almost every day on local Vancouver televi- sion stations. “It’s cool when you’re watching a TV show and your work appears in front of you, and you know that hundreds of others people are watching it at the same time. There’s s WFp7V6&WBFB( ФBǒFW2FR$2G&7BF֖FR6E`'&F67B&VBvR( "wwr'&F67F&VB6( "3