Chase Me

A film by Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud.

Chase Me combines the magic of film with the wonder of 3D printing. This short film follows a ukelele-playing girl who is chased through a dark forest by the monster that emerges from her own shadow.

Filmmaker Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud spent two years 3D printing 2,500 parts to create each frame of the film. From the characters to the set, all elements were printed using the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer. Each precise detail comes together to form a beautiful representation of a magical world.

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Donate

If you want to receive one and unique 3D printed piece that as been used to create the short film Chase Me, you can donate wathever you want ( shipping paid separatly ). All the pieces will be differents and uniques ( most of them numbered, corresponding to the frame of each shot)

You will also support Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud to make his next short film.

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Making-of

The project first began as a CG animated film, which was then 3D printed — frame by frame. Each second of the film is made up of 15 frames. The elements in each scene was printed at 100 micron resolution, with minimal finishing beyond the removal of support material.

For wide angle, the young girl as been printed at 3cm high and gone up to 7cm for close-up.
Sets was printed in multiples parts then glue together. For exemple the giant tree required 22 differents parts
Sets like the growing tree or the warterfall needed to be printed frame by frame to give the illusion of mouvement.

“Chase Me is a story about embracing your fears, and turning them into something beautiful,” says Gilles-Alexandre.

 


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Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud has been working in the VFX industry as a digital artist and animator for the past 7 years. Throughout his career, Gilles-Alexandre has experimented with various techniques using a hybrid of 2D mediums, such as painting and drawing, combined with 3D animation.  His experimentation with new styles led him to discover 3D printing with the Form 1+ SLA 3D printer.

Gilles-Alexandre’s latest project is ‘Chase Me,’ a stop-motion film that was entirely 3D printed.


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