This is my grad film 'Gone Fishin' for the RMIT Bachelor of Animation, completed in June 2021. It was a huge effort but I loved making it - I used Blender to animate, and Houdini for FX and layout/lighting/rendering (vray).

Featured at MIAF International Animation Day 2022.

Development Pictures

Houdini campfire FX

Advecting fluff geometry with a hidden pyro sim.

Houdini beachtank sim.