Short Film Tears of Steel

Short Film Tears of Steel
well done guys this is a great little short film. so when's the fetcher film coming out.
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[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he film’s premise is about a group of warriors and scientists, who gathered at the “Oude Kerk” in Amsterdam to stage a crucial event from the past, in a desperate attempt to rescue the world from destructive robots.


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Tears of Steel” was realized with crowd-funding by users of the open source 3D creation tool Blender. Target was to improve and test a complete open and free pipeline for visual effects in film – and to make a compelling sci-fi film in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Tears of Steel” is a short film made in Amsterdam the Netherlands by the Blender Institute, well known for realizing the open source short animation movies “Big Buck Bunny (2008) and “Sintel” (2010). As usual these films get financing by crowd-funding in online communities of 3D artists and animators.

For “Tears of Steel” the funding target was to explore a complete open source pipeline for producing a high quality visual effect film, with as theme “Science Fiction in Amsterdam”.



Producer Ton Roosendaal invited young Seattle talent Ian Hubert to come working in Amsterdam for 7 months to write and direct the film – assisted in Blender Institute’s studio by an international team of 3d and vfx artists, and with a Dutch film crew and Dutch actors.


Main Genre: Sci Fi

Budget: Unknown
How long did it take to shoot: 7 mounths
Film location (country): Netherlands
Film location (city): Amsterdam

Filmed on: Unknown

This short film was funded by:

Project funding: Blender Foundation, Netherlands Film Fund, Cinegrid Amsterdam.
Premium Sponsor: Google. Main Sponsors: NVIDIA, Hewlett-Packard Workstations, Camalot AV Services, BlenderGuru.

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Producer: Ton Roosendaal
Director & Writer: Ian Hubert
Director of Photography: Joris Kerbosch
Composer: Joram Letwory

Starring: Derek de Lint, Sergio Hasselbaink, Rogier Schippers, Vanja Rukavina, Denise Rebergen, Jody Bhe, Chris Haley

Crew: Andreas Goralczyk, David Revoy, Francesco Siddi, Jeremy Davidson, Kjartan Tysdal, Nicolo Zubbini, Rob Tuytel, Roman Volodin, Sebastian Koenig, Brecht van Lommel, Campbell Barton, Sergey Sharybin.

Project funding: Blender Foundation,
Netherlands Film Fund, Cinegrid Amsterdam

Premium Sponsors: Google, Rovi Corporation
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