Moddler & Rapid Prototyping

bench_0005

So, John Vegher, founder of Moddler (among other things), has generously offered to rapid prototype the props for our 1:24 scale outdoor sets.  Above is our first prop, a bench which we modeled in Maya, detailed in ZBrush and then sent on to Moddler.  Below is a turntable of the ZBrush model.

The idea is to ship the props over here and paint them before they integrate into the sets.  We have about a month left before the outdoor shoot, so we’ll be spending some time putting all of the parts together.

Clearly from the pictures, the results are fantastic.  This process saves us a tremendous amount of time building the props at the small scale, and also, having to re-build versions of the props in 3D in order to match to.  More photos below.

1 Response to “Moddler & Rapid Prototyping”


  • I dropped by the production today after teaching; I was quite excited to see the work you are all doing after having seen your blog back at Weta.

    Hopefully I can talk with you about it before I return to New Zealand.

Leave a Reply




Warning: require_once(/home/sunit_parekh/blog.machinefilm.com/wp-content/themes/k2/footer.php): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /home/sunit_parekh/blog.machinefilm.com/wp-includes/template.php on line 572

Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required '/home/sunit_parekh/blog.machinefilm.com/wp-content/themes/k2/footer.php' (include_path='.:/usr/local/lib/php:/usr/local/php5/lib/pear') in /home/sunit_parekh/blog.machinefilm.com/wp-includes/template.php on line 572