Many congratulations to the makers of “Street Ratz”, which has won “Best Sci-Fi” at the Future of Film Festival.
“Street Ratz” is a teaser/trailer set in a dystopian urban universe, following the adventures of a young girl “Tal”, who, accompanied by her robot friend, must escape the underworld to find her mother on the top level of a city. “Zhu”, the gangland mafioso, will do anything to stop her.
“Street Ratz” was directed by Austin Hill, a graduate student (now studio assistant) at Escape Studios studying for his MA in Storyboarding & Previsualisation. The film was a collaboration with Level 7 VFX and animation students studying for their integrated MArt.
- Austin Hill – Writer, Director, Cinematography, Art Direction and Editor
- Jack Wright – Producer
- Paulette Vassell – Music
- Leroy Dias – Concept Art
- Molly Babington – Concept Art
- Eleni Fouya – Concept Art, Texture Art, Animation
- Piotr Noworyta – Lead Animator, Previsualisation, Pipeline Development, Lead Rigging TD
- Tendai Mande – Modelling, 3D Layout
- Shannon Martin – 3D Layout, Lead Modeller and Texture Artist
- Alex Budulan – 3D Layout, FX TD
- Paloma Zhu – Animation, Rigging
- Callum Wylie – Animation
- Nickoel Izharudin – Animation
- Jessica Hiles – Animation
- Eilin Berrio Pena – Animation, Rigging
- Emily Lim Sarrias – Animation, Rigging
- Samira Bello – Lead Look Dev TD
|“Street Ratz” software|
“Street Ratz” was storyboarded with Storyboarder, animated in Maya, textured in Substance Painter, rendered in Unreal Engine, and edited in Premiere.
|“Zhu” from “Street Ratz”|
Street Ratz has won many festival awards
- Best Sci-Fi at Future of Film Festival
- Best Production Design (Honourable Mention) at the Tokyo International Film Festival
- Best Production Design at the Athens International Film Festival
- Best Teaser/Trailer at the Changing Face International Film Festival
- Four Stars Awards at the BIAFF
- Best Trailer at the Vesuvius Film Festival
- Best Trailer at the Art Film Awards
- Best Trailer at the Golden Nugget Film Awards
- Best Trailer (Nomination) at the Assurdo Film Festival
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