A long time Star Was fan has created a breathtaking 4K opening scene that seems like it has actually come straight from the movies. This designer fan has repeatedly made the audience go crazy over his creations and this is just one of them.
Howie Day revealed his fan opening scene in a vibrant 4K quality recently and in no time, it went viral on the internet. He shared a video on Twitter that looks as real as it gets. The video shows a pair of Imperial shuttles deployed from a fleet of destroyers to search for the Rebellion.
The gorgeous video has already hit a whooping 49.9K views within just two days of its release. Howie Day has a great sense of graphics and editing which shows in his work. He expressed that the sequence was created in the 3D graphics software 3ds Max at 4K bitrate, and then rendered using the VRay Optix GPU renderer.
A tech Art Director for Echtra Games, Howie day has been working with the studio for the past year and is an avid fan of sci-fi nostalgia. This esteemed game studio was started in 2016 in San Francisco by the co-creator of Diablo, Max Schaefer. In 2020, they released a masterpiece Torchlight III, an action role-playing game.
From Social Media to Household Names
Gaining online fame is no joke. Many artists and filmmakers take to internet to showcase their work to create a wave that goes viral in no time. One such instance is of Dan Trachtenberg, director of 10 Cloverfield Lane and the latest installment in the Predator Franchise, Prey gained enormous attention online.
A suspenseful short, “More Than You Can Chew” caught 300K eyes on the internet after its release in 2011. The short showcased two paramedics responding to a distress call and end up getting more than they expected. Trachtenberg followed that short up with a fan film entitled “Portal: No Escape” based on the popular Portal game series by Valve. That also crossed 27 million views!!
Another artist and music composer Zack Hemsey featured in the trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Inception in 2010 for his commendable work. He is known for his popular song, “Mind Heist.” He made it big by appearing in movies and TV penetrating his way through online popularity. His song “Vengeance” was also used for the finale of the film The Equalizer with Denzel Washington, as well as a teaser for season 2 of Game of Thrones.
In another instance, Colin Trevorrow also recalls his early days when he released a Youtube short film “Home Base” that shows a bitter ex-boyfriend who goes in vengeance by pursuing a sexual relationship with his former girlfriend’s mother. That online short alone reached 225K views!
With this, Trevorrow went on to direct an award-winning comedy Safety Not Guaranteed and then moving forward to reboot the Jurassic Park franchise with Jurassic World.