​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).

VC Studios is delivering the postproduction and taking care of the camera tracking, rotoscoping, and compositing. I took the role of technical director: managing the start-up of the various departments at VC Studios, giving technical support to the directors, writing tools to speed up the process for artists and producers, …

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