“Street Ratz” Wins “Best Trailer” at Robinson Film Awards

Many congratulations to the makers of “Street Ratz”, which has won “Best Trailer” at the Robinson Film Awards.

This is the latest award for “Street Ratz”, which tells the story of Tal, a young girl locked in a dystopian universe who must avoid the clutches of a gangland mafia boss to escape the city underworld. 
Street Ratz is a teaser/trailer written and directed by Austin Hill,  and produced by Jack Wright.  The lead animator was Piotr Noworyta.  Street Ratz has won many festival awards.

Street Ratz
“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.

Austin Hill
“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


Street Ratz 
You can watch the Street Ratz trailer at Vimeo below


“Street Ratz” software

“Street Ratz” was storyboarded with Storyboarder, animated in Maya, textured in Substance Painter, rendered in Unreal Engine, and edited in Adobe Premiere Pro.

Street Ratz at IMDB
You can find Street Ratz here at the IMDB.

Festival Success

“Zhu” from “Street Ratz”

Street Ratz has won many festival awards

The Escape Studios VFX Blog offers a personal view on the art of visual effects. 

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