Behind the scenes

The Ottoman is a 10-minute animated short with a visual design inspired by French comic-book artists like Jean "Moebius" Girard. The production is being developed using Cinema4D and a team of artists from around the world.

The Team

Story and Direction
Mike Stamm
Animation Direction
Dimos Vrysellas
Technical Direction
Bret Bays
Art Direction
Matt Evans
Animation
Robert Anaya, Bret Bays, Kyle Bernard, Isai Calderon, Laura Craig, Steve Dautner, Andrei Delgado, John Fielding, Guenever Goik, Dhar Jabouri, Matthew Krick, Mark Medrano
Technical Animation
Isai Calderon, Tiru Shanmugam, Charles Wardlaw
Character designs
Jim Talbot
Additional character designs
Sergey Popov, David Ward
Mecha designs
Matt Evans, Justin Oaksford, Roger Oda, Dermot Walshe, David Ward
Environment designs
Dimitri Avramoglou, Goran Delic, Vincent Morin
Lead Modeling
David Alvarez
Modeling
Gary Abrehart, Sandi Dolšak, Jasper Hesseling, Toby Humphrey, Magne Lauritzen, Michael Marcondes, Steve Pointon
Lead Texturing
David Ward
Texturing
David Alvarez, Josep Tomas, Vladimir Ziryanov
Lighting test