Coppelia combines enchanting animation and live-action dance in a modern retelling of the love story between Swan and Franz, jeopardised by cosmetic surgeon Dr. Coppelius and his uncannily beautiful protégée Coppelia. Through Swan’s quest to uncover the truth about the charismatic doctor, the townspeople come to learn that in an increasingly image conscious culture – it’s never been more important to be yourself!
The film is produced by Submarine (NL/VS), 3 minutes West (GB/NL), Lunanime (BE) and MotionWorks (GER).
I took the role of technical director: setup of the project management (ShotGrid), start-up of the various departments at VC Studios (IO, matchmove, comp), giving technical support to the directors, writing tools to speed up the process for artists and producers, …
Learn more about this project at http://coppeliafilm.com/.