Robots massive attack in Uruguay
The Uruguayan Federico Alvarez from Murdoc Films spent 300 dollars and 6 months of his time to direct and animate a 3D short movie, with the help of Aparato (post production design).
The short movie shows an invasion of giant ships and robots devastating Montevideo, blowing up the Antel Tower, the City Council, the Legislative and Salvo Palaces, among other iconic sites.
“Ataque de Panico!” (Panic Attack!) cost only $300 and it proves that good science fiction can also be done in Rio de la Plata. Will we be seing Alvarez taking his fantasy to Hollywood? Let’s not forget that this is how the South African Neill Blomkamp began, now famous for filming Sector 9.
ADP or “Panic Attack!” is a good example of the animation work done with visual effects in Latin America, using tools such as 3ds Max, FumeFX, Glu3d and Boujou.