David Blaine - Spectacle Of The Real

Client: David Blaine
Role: AE Animation & Composite

David Blaine approached us to make an animated intro to his upcoming magic special, a palette cleanser to get people ready for a bumpy night. Inspired by David’s mind-bending magic and the Paul Auster penned script, which was voiced by Christopher Walken in the style of a side-show barker, we crafted a hero’s journey of sorts, a psychedelic trip into the spectacle of the real.

I took on some heavy AE animtion and comping to ensure we hit style 100% throughout. This task ended up including rebuilding full shots in shape-layers to ensure full attention to graphic form, but with fluidity of the cel animation.

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