MAN DIVIDED, QEDA, Max Kestner, Michael Madsen, Rasmus Videbæk, PICTURE THIS_17
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COLLABORATION IN CREATION - A DEEP DIVE INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF the science fiction drama "Man Divided"
2059. The World is ravaged by ecological disaster. Oceans have risen and all natural freshwater is gone.
This marks the setting of award-winning documentary director Max Kestner’s feature film debut, “Man Divided”. But how do you build a complex digital environment like that of a post-apocalyptic city of Copenhagen on a total budget of 21 million DKK? It takes prioritization of effects and bringing in specialists with specific skills and tools at the right time, collaborating in new ways.
This case study of “Man Divided” is a practical discussion centered on the real technical, economic and creative advantages of bringing together the director, the cinematographer/visual supervisor and the VFX supervisor into the early development stages of a CGI-heavy film project as a way to push the limits of creative teamwork and cinematic storytelling.
On stage is Max Kestner (Director), Rasmus Videbæk (Director of Photography) and Martin Madsen (VFX Supervisor) in conversation with moderator Kate Bulkley.
“Man Divided” is written by Dunja Gry Jensen, produced by Birgitte Skov, SF Film Production ApS and co-produced by Tre Vänner and Yellow Film & TV with support from the Danish Film Institute, DR, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, the Swedish Film Institute, Finnish Film Foundation, SVT, YLE. In collaboration with Nordisk Film Shortcut, Chimney and Red Rental Ystad.