Real Life Halo 3

 

Real Life Halo 3

An experimental video done combining completely Directed Halo game play that was then recorded in the game, and played back with Newly Directed control of the game camera to setup the scenes for our real life characters to interact.


Passing on lessons we learn in life was, I recall, the actual point of the message that followed the video. It was a great project to involve experts in areas that don't always get to "show their stuff".


The process is very similar to how the movies like Avatar create their 3D elements and then use virtual cameras to "film" the scenes as they want them to appear with their live action characters. We did this several years before Avatar, and even with our, first time, young actor and a budget of $0 for the piece it worked for our purposes-and was very fun to figure out and put together. Oh wait, we did buy the Halo gun, just trying to keep it real...