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ILP: Rendering Epic Sims for Childhood’s End

Stockholm-based VFX and animation studio Important Looking Pirates (Kon-Tiki, Black Sales, Constantine) was recognized with a VES Award nomination for its work on Childhood’s End, the SyFy miniseries adaptation of Arthur C. Clark’s acclaimed novel. In creating the VFX, which included a bad-ass alien spaceship and epic volumetric simulations, ILP tapped Arnold and MtoA.

See this CGW interview with ILP Co-Founder and VFX Supervisor Niklas Jacobson to learn more about the modeling, design, look dev and rendering of these massive volumes.