Creating an animation is a very long process.
“You have to build everything, model everything and light everything,” said Tracey Landau. “Then you have to rig the model – which means when everything moves realistically. With animating you have to do rendering, and then you do a lot of editing, sound, voice over, sound effects, music, and then make sure it looks good.”
Tracey’s Introduction to Special Effects is among the entries that will compete for Best Picture at the Fourth Annual MorristownGreen.com Film and Music Festival on Sept. 17.
Her film relates to sustainability, she said, because it shows how we are affected by the environment.
To Tracey being sustainable is very important.
“Our planet is where we all have to live and we all aren’t treating it the way it should be treated; there is a whole bunch of science about how little time we have left on this planet if we keep treating it the way that we have, and how few resources are going to be left in even 10 years, and it is obviously going to affect us in the future. But it is already affecting us now.
“We already can tell that weather has definitely gotten worse with global warming … and we have had a lot of problems, and we are already feeling a lot of the effects of it and using up a lot of resources such as oil,” said the recent graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University. “We have to note that more, and start changing more and start living more sustainably.”
Tracey said she hoped that people would enjoy her movie and think it is funny, but also see some professionalism in it.
About Tracey: She has a huge movie collection and likes the director Steven Spielberg.