Many congratulations to the makers of “Street Ratz”, which has won “Best Trailer” at the Heart of Europe 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. Meanwhile gangland mafioso “Zhu” will do anything to stop her.
“Street Ratz” was directed by Austin Hill, a graduate student at Escape Studios (now a studio assistant) 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.
Street Ratz at IMDB
You can find Street Ratz here at the IMDB.
|“Zhu” from “Street Ratz”|
Street Ratz has won many festival awards
- Best Trailer at HEI Film Festival
- Best Trailer at the Golden Eagle Film Festival 2022
- 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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