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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

TYRANT STATES, A CYNICAL MISFIT AND SOME FUCKING AWESOME ROBOTS

This is a science fiction, black & white film about a petty thief that dares to defy the authoritarian government of a dystopian, Latin American metropolis. Computer generated images and live action blend together to portray a straightforward tale of David vs Goliath set in an imaginary universe like you’ve never seen before.

The project is an independent endeavor by Colombian filmmaker and 3D artist Benjamin Piñeros who’s spent years in front of his personal computer creating the digital sets and characters that surround the actors in every single shot. Principal photography was carried out thanks to a Colombian government grant making this one of the first full blue screen shots in the country’s filmography.

CONCEPT ART

The film takes place in a heavily stylized city that feels incredibly futuristic, yet has an unmistakable vintage look. Take a peek at the world and characters created for the film.

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Updates, Production notes, Making of, Concept art, Tutorials, News

First completed shot!

First completed shot!

Today I have incredible news... I want to share with the world the very first completed shot of Servicios Públicos.

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What have I done with my life?

What have I done with my life?

I turned 35 this week. Blame it on a rush of anniversary melancholy or on birthday cake intoxication, it's inevitable no...

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Our first TV Interview

Our first TV Interview

We didn't know how the Sony Cinealta was going to handle the blue screen, and I was clueless about how to block the scen...

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Costume design: The city dwellers

Costume design: The city dwellers

Costume design in Servicios Públicos was an enormous undertaking for such an inexperienced crew like ours. We had the hu...

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Creating a digital city

Creating a digital city

Digital tools give us the possibility of building our sets inside a computer at a fraction of the cost it would take to ...

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Shooting on bluescreen

Shooting on bluescreen

The main goal on this project was to make the most stunning film for as little money and small crew as possible. When we...

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Principal photography - COMPLETE
3D Modeling - 80%
Texturing & Lighting - 60%
Animation - 40%
Compositing & VFX - 1%
Music - 0%

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Bio

Benjamin Piñeros was born in 1978 in Bogotá, Colombia but lived his entire childhood in NYC.

Fed up with working in the advertising world, one good day he threw everything to hell and decided to make a film on his personal computer. Now he has a huge credit card debt, no girlfriend and no income. Well, at least he has this blog...

He's a self thought filmmaker and 3D artist in love with all good sounds from Bach to David Bowie. He writes first drafts on paper, hates smartphones and wants to learn how to play guitar someday. You can contact him on Twitter for multi million dollar screenplay deals, indecent proposals or if you just want to have a nice chat about movies.