Julie Kaboolie
Creative Provocateur
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Style Frames Design

Ex-Machina: Style frames

Title sequence style frames design for the movie Ex-Machina. The sequence tells the story of the struggle of obtaining power between creator and AI.

 
CHALLENGE Caleb Smith has won a contest to test out an AI build by Nathan Bateman if it actually is an AI. Caleb learns that he has been chosen to be the human component in a Turing test to determine the capabilities and consciousness of Ava. However, it soon becomes evident that Ava is far more self-aware and deceptive than either man imagined. What does it mean to tell a foreshadow theme of the movie Ex-Machina?

SOLUTION It has clear about the power structure live within the 3 main characters – Caleb, Nathan, and Ava. Nathan has the upper hand at first to control every aspect of the testing process since he is the one who set up the contest and ultimately created Ava, the AI. Ava does not give much away from the beginning but made Caleb fell in love with her turning the power structure around and eventually break free from the control of her creator.

CREDITS
SKILL UTILIZED:
Cinema 4D
Photography
Photoshop

SPECIAL THANKS:
Chris Do
 
 

Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Mind: Style Frames

Title sequence style frames design for the movie Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Mind. The sequence foreshadow the mood of an estranged couple who have erased each other from their memories.

 
CHALLENGE Clementine and Joel undergoes surgery to erase their memories. There are also other people who have their own struggle in life that they wants to forget. How can we visually explores the intricacy of relationships and the pain of loss through erasing memories?

SOLUTION Everyone has their own identity and problems that they are facing. Although you can erase your memories, there are always déjà vu hinting the memories being erased. The process of erasing the memories cannot be reversed, many people regret during the procedure, but they have to witness their memories being destroy while they re-live them one last time.

CREDITS
SKILL UTILIZED:
Photography
Photoshop

SPECIAL THANKS:
Lucas Bora
 
 

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