SIMILO Released Online!
We did It!!!!!
Huge thank you for all the support way back in 2010 when we launched our Kickstarter to get the final VFX shots finished. It sure has been... Read more
2014 is Here!
I am very proud to say that we are at the very tail end! We will have the very last of the sound files this week.
Then we should be able... Read more
Similo website and trailer online!
Good morning everyone!
This is Mac. We're finally officially launching the Similo website together with the teaser trailer!
You can check it out at www.blackmilk.eu
We've also put together some... Read more
Similo T-shirts ready! Approval for the credits needed.
This is Mac, the long promised T-shirts have arrived!!! We've order a first batch of them in different sizes. Every backer will receive the size they requested very... Read more
May 2013 VFX shot
We have been posting some recent VFX shots on our Facebook page:
Here's one that is nearly done!
March 2013 update
Hey fellow sci-fi film lovers and supporters!!!
Welcome everyone to 2013!
Things have been slowly moving ahead with the VFX work.
We are missing just a couple remaining shot sequences. One... Read more
August VFX update
Hey great supporters!
We continue to finish VFX shots.
Sound editing work begins soon as well.
Here's a VFX shot that is being worked on:
shots are happening!
update from Macgregor:
- we are missing the deadline because of unexpected delays in some of the shots that are being sent to us. The good news is that still everything... Read more
VFX shots are slowly happening/looking for sound editor still...
VFX shots are slowly happening
we are still looking for sound editor if anyone knows of someone who wants to help out.
VFX Arm update! and looking for great Sound Designer!
Relevant VFX are doing an amazing job.
Look how fast we´re moving! Barely two days ago we had our first robotic arms modeled and they´re already getting finished!
BTW, if... Read more
Less Than 2 Months!!!
note from Mac!!!
"Ladies and gentlemen. May 15th. That´s our goal for having the short finished and ready to be shown. Very exciting!"
SIMILO VFX shots coming to life!!!!
This is still work in progress but the guys at Straightface Studios are doing an amazing amazing job. It´s so incredible to finally see shots being done the way you... Read more
Welcome to 2012! VFX update
update from the EU!
Last night we shot some stills which we will use for a heavy intensive VFX sequence on the shortfilm. We needed to show the... Read more
VFX Update with video/still looking for 3D people.
We have semi finished a few shots!
We are looking for people who are good 3D modelers/texture/rig people if you know anyone.
Here's the original concept art for one of... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving! and thank you
the VFX work continues!
Here's a recent concept SIMILO vehicle that is being worked on:
and a Behind the Scenes photo from the shoot:
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
ongoing VFX work, and still looking for talented VFX genius
new update from Macgregor!
these 3D renders are by Artem Popkov.
We are still working here. There is still a bit to do but we are doing progress.
VFXs are slowing... Read more
SIMILO - still moving ahead!
Update from Macgregor:
There´s not a single day we´re not working on Similo. 24/7.
Request: if anyone has the secret to stop time please let us... Read more
Work In Progress
This is a work in progress of what we have going. We are looking for some good compositors or 3D guys. Does anyone know of anyone capable?
The truck has a rig now, yay! which means that it can move and behave like a real vehicle.
maybe a vfx video clip soon!
cheers! Mike/SIMILO team
happy holidays + happy new year / new VFX updates soon.
just wanted to say happy holidays to everyone and happy new year!
many of the VFX shots are being worked on.
Mac just left a comment to confirm that progress... Read more
some progress I can share !
some awesome 3D texturing is almost done.http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikehedge/5119576537/sizes/o/in/photostream/
quick VFX update!
We´re all working at full speed! There is too much to do but we´ll be done soon (hopefully). ;D
A sample VFX shot
some progress! exciting update soon.
Here's a recent VFX shot that was completed:
Here's the full size:
VFX and Online
We have gotten the scans back from the 35mm film that was shot for certain parts of the film. We are now getting the low-res edit we have replaced with... Read more
The journey of getting the VFX finished has begun. I'm sure Zac&Mac will have an update soon about some of the details.
If you would still like to donate to... Read more
1 Hour left!!!
Thanks for everyone getting the word out on twitter and facebook!!!!!
1 hour left, if you know anyone who wants to help us!
here's a new shot from some... Read more
50 Hours and FreshDV and Colorcubic!!!!
We are on FreshDV !!!! thanks Matt
and we hit Colorcubic!!!!! http://colorcubic.com/2010/03/01/similo/ thanks Michael
In the next 50 Hours, we are going for our total goal of 25k!!!! The... Read more
The difference between a bad telecine and a scanner ;D
Image1 is what i´ve been using for the offline edit, image 5 is what the same shot looks when it´s properly scanned and quickly graded. Maybe you can´t notice a... Read more
Headed Towards Full VFX Goal! 7 Days Left!!!
Hey everyone!!! Just got a quick update from Zac&Mac. We would love to meet our full goal of $25k which will get us through all the needed VFX for the... Read more
Interview on IndyMogul!!!
Interview on IndyMogul!!!!
huge thanks Wes!!!
On Location! in Zaragoza!
Here in Zaragoza, Spain shooting some final VFX Plates!!!!!!
PS our other shortfilm screened today in Valencia, Spain!!!
Shooting in the Antarctica
This is one of the locations we chose to portray. The Dry Valleys of Antarctica, where new human colonies have been created.
Today I just found this amazing link to... Read more
a sneak peak
Some snapshots from the actual film. This footage has not been graded yet. But it looks good so far!
New Facebook fan page!!!! and SIMILO Twitter page!
We now have a Facebook fan page for the film!! http://www.facebook.com/SIMILO2064
and a Twitter profile!!!!! http://www.twitter.com/SIMILO2064
huge thanks for everyone who became a fan of the film!!!!!
New $100 Level
We have added a new donation level!!!!
If the $250 was too much to donate, please consider the $100 level. If you have donated $1 or $40, you can adjust... Read more
Over Half Way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Huge thank you to everyone for getting the word out!!!! Huge thank you to the 40+ people who have donated so far!!!!!
Here's a couple BTS shots from the film:
New update: Opening shot
Just finished the opening shot previs for Similo. The blue glow in the top is the aurora seen from space. Yep, I´m addicted to details. You can check more photos... Read more
SIMILO -Concept Art- The Cleanomate!!!!
Some new concept art:
Thanks for everyone who has gotten the word out about the project! And thanks for all the support!!!!!
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Here is a REDuser.net link which will continue to be updated:... Read more