“The making of “Pearl,” a Google spotlight story” by Osborne, El Guerrab, Eisenmann and Curtis

  • ©Patrick Osborne, Rachid El Guerrab, David Eisenmann, and Cassidy J. Curtis

Conference:


Title:

    The making of "Pearl," a Google spotlight story

Presenter(s)/Author(s):


Project Affiliation:


    Google

Abstract:


    “Pearl” is a Spotlight Story directed by Oscar-winning animator Patrick Osborne. Conceived from the beginning as a 360° experience, “Pearl” takes place entirely in a car and explores the gifts we inherit from our parents, both tangible and intangible.
    The challenge: create a 360° interactive animated film with a strongly art-directed, highly stylized non-photorealistic look, with naturalistic character animation tightly synchronized with an original song, and a story that collapses decades into minutes through montage, and make it run on a wide range of devices, from mobile phones to VR headgear, in real time.


ACM Digital Library Publication:



Type: