A few months back I did some work for Lasse, who's behind the latest Porcupine Tree video, "Normal". Basically I did the opening shots of the various items through the broken glass. Models we're bought since the deadline and budget didn't allow for custom made solutions. The breaking glass and other animation is mine though.
Initially I wanted to try out Reactor in 3dsMAX, but soon gave up due to instability and other issues, and so I ended up creating the 700-something pieces manually as well as animating them manually. Call me control freak, but I just don't like nasty surprises combined with a tight deadline...
- obviously Lasse did pretty much everything else.
I really like the grading it ended up with.