PROJECT

The Rapture Of Europe

YEAR

2020

CATEGORY

Experimental

SYNOPSIS

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‘The Rapture of Europe’ is an experimental piece produced between projects.

This personal project is based on the Greek myth "The Rapture Of Europa" (also known as the “Consort of Zeus”). In Greek mythology, Europa, after whom the continent of Europe is named, was a Phoenician princess of Argive Greek origin, and the mother of King Minos of Crete. Her abduction by Zeus in the form of a bull was a Cretan story. This ancient myth has been explored by numerous artists of several eras; from Greek vases and Roman mosaics, through Titian, Rembrandt and Goya, to modern artists like Félix Vallotton and León de Pas. 

PROCESS

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JM Blay directed and designed this animation. Here you can see a video of the process.

Making Of The Rapture Of Europe.

First conccepts and LookDev exploration.

Making Of the final pieces.

PRESS

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This project was featured in Maxon's Cinema 4D Reel 2021:
Maxon Showreel 2021

CREDITS

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Design and Direction: JM Blay
Creative Direction / Art Direction / Editing / VFX / 3D / Animation: JM Blay
Piano: Terence Marais

Production: Blay Studio

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