In this three disc set, the entire production process of making the music video White Swan is revealed. Winner of Best Music Video at hdfest, White Swan is a unique collaboration between students from the Gnomon School of Visual Effects and director Sil van der Woerd. This set breaks down step-by-step the process for integrating live action footage with complex digital sets to create an imaginative world inspired by the music of singer Lolly Jane Blue.
About the Actor
Sil van der Woerd studied fine arts at the Academy of Art and Design in Arnhem, the Netherlands. At the Academy, Sil used film and mixed new media, live action video and dominant soundtracks to express his fictitious, atmospheric worlds. In 2004 his short film Duet started to gain public attention and had a series of successful festival plays. Then his film Swim went global and played at some of the worlds biggest festivals, bringing home several awards and nominations. Sil's music video for the track Worms, by singer Lolly Jane Blue, showcased some high-profile visual effects techniques that Sil learned during his studies at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, in Hollywood.