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scene 8 : the end

This last scene is based of the Egyptian myth of Apepis, or Apophis, the snake that wants to devour the sun and battles with the sun god Ra every night. Ra emerges triumphant everytime. Seeing as this is the end, … Continue reading

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scene 7: baptism

My least favorite scene, by far. There is a wide range of religious references in it. The main concept is the absolution of mankind’s sins as they prepare for their final destination. The four hoursemen and the lotus (the flower … Continue reading

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scene 6: eggs

While this scene was not really necessary in the sense that the rest of the animation can work without it, it is without doubt my favorite. It shows the eggs of a serpent falling into water, the actual serpent modelled … Continue reading

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scenes 4 and 5: moirae and the trumpet

The 4th scene is a continuation from the previous one, where after the Big Crunch, a line is released and as the camera follows it, it appears to be a thread held by a hand. In greek mythology, the Moirae, … Continue reading

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scene 3

This scene is meant to be a mixture of religion and science. I have never found the two to collide, at least on a theoretical level…definitely not in art. The start is based off christian eschatology, which presents two gargantuan … Continue reading

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scene 2

In this scene i wanted to demonstrate the idea of people gathering to their final destination. Although it is not made clear where they’re headed, it is meant to bring out the concept of “convergence”. Originally this scene was meant … Continue reading

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Scene 1 – Ouroboros

The word “ouroboros” describes a serpent-like figure that devours its own tail. It has been used to symbolise eternal recurrence and appears in several religions and philosophies that hold time to be cyclical instead of linear. “Plato described a self-eating, … Continue reading

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Scene 0-Intro

I felt the need, before proceeding to the actual animation, to create a sort of self-indulgent scene, which is also a tribute to the demoscene, in which I demonstrate my advancement with After Effects and a couple of new cool … Continue reading

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