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, Charles Wardlaw
  • Art Direction - Matt Evans
  • Animation - Bret Bays, Kyle Bernard, Isai Calderon, Laura Craig, Dhar Jabouri, Matthew Krick, Mark Medrano
  • Character designs - Jim Talbot
  • Mecha designs - Matt Evans, Dermot Walshe, Roger Oda, David Ward, Justin Oaksford
  • Environment designs - Dimitri Avramoglou, Goran Delic, Vincent Morin
  • Modeling - Gary Abrehart, David Alvarez, Sandi Dolšak, Jasper Hesseling, Toby Humphrey, Magne Lauritzen, Michael Marcondes, Steve Pointon
  • Texturing - David Alvarez, Josep Tomas, David Ward
Lighting test