A Tribute to BLADE RUNNER
An experimental film in tribute to Ridley Scott's legendary futuristic film “Blade Runner” (1982).
Created by extracting 167,819 frames from 'Blade Runner's final cut version, then assembling all these images to obtain one gigantic image of colossal dimensions : a square of approximately 60,000 pixels on one side alone, 3.5 gigapixels. A virtual camera was then placed above this big picture which creates an illusion, because contrary to appearances, there is only one image. It is in fact the relative movement of the virtual camera flying over this massive image that creates the animated film, a kind of "zootrope effect", like a film in front of a projector.
The whole concept echoes one of the signature scenes from the film where "Deckard" (Harrison Ford) analyzes a photograph via voice recognition software.
Part of the WORLD EXPO Shanghai 2010, presented by "OPEN THIS END"
Source : Blade Runner de Ridley Scott (the final cut)
Durée : 1h51mn52s19i > 167819 frames >>
one picture / format psb : 60 000 X 60 000 : 3 540 250 000 pixels >> 3,5 gigapixels
Sound: from the original score by Vangelis
Compositing: Combustion. Mac pro 2X 2.26 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon.