Foundation 4D II Assignment 2

Genre: Action/Superpower

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The first clip ‘Time Battle’ tells the story of a girl with super power. She can freeze time and let it flow again. In the clip, the girl is resigned a task to kill a monster hiding in a church. She successfully finds the monster, but it breaks the roof and escape into the city area. So she followed the monster to the city area, then she freezes time and set bombs around the monster. And when time flows again, the bombs exposed and the monster is killed.

Reference on hero characteristic: Over The Hedge




Genre: Family/Art film

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The second clip is about a girl stand on the beach and recall her past grandma who is a victim of a cruise sinking accident. She dives underwater in order to overcome her sadness. But the silent environment makes her recall the dialogs between her and her grandma and the change of her attitude towards her grandma. She regrets, but there is no more chance for her to recover.



Granddaughter (VO):



When the wind blows and when the surging waves, what are you thinking of?

Me? I am thinking if the wind can help to pass my grief to her and if the surging can help me to find my memory?




Gran…gran…Grandma! Grandma!



Grandma! You see! I drew you during the art lesson! Is this look like you? Tell me! Please! Tell me grandma!



Hello grandma? When will you come to the city to live with me? When I am in the university? Okay! Wait for me to go to the university!



Yes…Yes…I am going to attend the University Entry Exam (A-level) tomorrow… Fine…fine… I am fine… Don’t worry… I don’t need you to bring anything. What? Lucky red eggs? We urban residents do not believe that at all! Okay… I know, I will not be nervous. I have to study now! Bye!



What? A cruises trip? That sounds great! Enjoy! And you don’t need to call me so often. I am busy in my assignments!


News Reporter:


The State Council has approved the investigation report of Dongfang Zhi Xing Cruises sinking accident…the trip started from Nanjing…sank…caused 442 passengers…the bodies of all 442 victims have been found…

Granddaughter (VO):


But the wind and the wave cannot help me, because it is easy for busy human beings to lose their memories.


I already cannot recall her face and her voice.




Sister! You are wet from top to toe… Are you waiting for someone?




I am waiting for a cruises that will never arrive.








Kid, do you have grandma?








Please try your best to love her.



MV Dongfang zhi Xing (Chinese: 东方之星; pinyin: Dōngfāng zhī Xīng; translated as Oriental Star or Eastern Star) was a river cruise ship that operated in the Three Gorges region of inland China. On 1 June 2015, the ship was traveling on the Yangtze River in Jianli, Hubei Province with 454 people on board when it capsized in a severe thunderstorm.

On June 13, 442 deaths were confirmed, with 12 rescued.[3] It is the deadliest peacetime maritime disaster in China’s history, and the worst since the Taiping sank in 1949, killing over 1,500.[14]



Reference on scripting and sfx:

The Monkey King Is back

Da Hai

4D Assignment 3 – Trailer of 念桃 The Peach Blossom Spring

The Trailer:

The Process:

Step 1: Storyboarding, filming & Rough cut


Step 2: Music Composing, voice over recording & Sound fx

Step 3: Re-editing the video according to the music

Stop 4: Visual Effects & packaging 

  1. Generating landscapes:

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  • Arranging Models

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  • Adjusting Camera Movements

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  • Background

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  • Flares

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  • Reflections

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  • Colour Adjustment

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2. Animation:

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3. The Blossoms:

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  • Original footage

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  • Changing colours

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  • Camera Tracking

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  • Adding particles

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  • Lens Flare


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  • Color Adjustment

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4. Fire Effect

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LOGO Design & Animation:

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Color adjustment:

Increased Brightness + Higher Colour Temperature = happiness + hope

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Decreased Brightness + Lower Colour Temperature = Tension



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Assignment3: Retelling Myths

Teaser poster:                                          Final poster:

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念桃-The Peach Blossom Spring

PG | Sci-Fi | Coming Soon

Adapted from: The Peach Blossom Spring (‘桃花源记’)

The Peach Blossom Spring (Chinese: 桃花源記; pinyin: Táohuā Yuán; literally: “Source of the Peach Blossoms”, also translated as “(The Record of) the Peach Blossom”), or Peach Blossom Spring Story or The Peach Blossom Land, was a fable by Tao Yuanming in 421 about a chance discovery of an ethereal utopia where the people lead an ideal existence in harmony with nature, unaware of the outside world for centuries.




In the future world where there is only human-beings living lonely, a little girl grows a small ‘green monster’ and it makes a huge change to the world.



Nian Tao (Chinese: 念桃, which means “missing the peach”) : She is a quiet and introverted girl who is born in the Wonder City. She likes to be alone and she is always bullied by the other youngsters. At the same time, she can be brave when she has to protect what she treasures.

Yaya (Chinese: 丫丫): It is an artificial intelligence pet owned by Nian Tao. It is able to talk to people and also to search for information from the internet. It is the mentor of Niao Tao. It has emotions and it knows a lot.


“Do you want to live alone?”



The story takes place in Wonder City during the 90th Century. 1000 years before, a powerful virus had broke out and killed all the living things on Earth except several human beings. The whole world became a bleak desert. To survive, all the remaining humans gathered and together, they formed Wonder City, a city located in the former East Asia. Luckily, the technology then was developed enough so that people are able to generate food and water using molecular technology. Now, the city has transformed into a mini country with a functional government and a population of a million. The citizens dared not venture out of the city, as everyone had believed that it is dangerous out there.

Nian Tao (Chinese: 念桃, which means “missing the peach”) is a girl who is born in the Wonder City. She is a quiet and introverted girl. Because of that, she is always bullied by the others and what she can do is only running away. She has an artificial intelligence pet called Yaya (Chinese: 丫丫). Instead of partying like the other youngsters, she prefers wandering around the city with Yaya, looking for interesting stuff even though everything in the city is man-made.

One day, Nian Tao enters an abandoned factory. At a corner of the factory, she finds a little bud. She is surprised by the growth of the little plant, as she has never seen anything like that. After a discussion with Yaya, she decides to keep the secret in the heart and grow the plant by herself.

With the help of Yaya, she successfully grows the bud into a little tree. Yaya tells her that it is called a ‘peach tree’ and it used to be very common thousands of years ago. She treats the special plant as her friend by sharing her secrets with it and taking good care of it. Day by day, the tree grows taller and taller and begins to bloom. All these changes surprise Nian Tao and she enjoys the time that she spends with the tree.

At the same time, she has to think of how to prevent others from finding the tree. She tries to collect all the leaves and branches that the tree has shed and bury them in the factory. Also, she realizes that only she can protect her gentle tree friend, so that she starts to be braver and try to fight against those who bully her.

One day, after being bullied badly by her classmates, Nian Tao ran to the factory with tears. She sits under the tree crown, hugs the trunk and cries out. Suddenly, she finds something drops on the floor in front of her – it is a peach. Yaya tells her the peach is the most important gift from the tree. She smells the peach and smiles through tears.

Suddenly, a group of policemen barged into the factory and tries to destroy the ‘green monster’. Nian Tao was subsequently arrested for trying to protect the tree.

Professionals and government officers are discussing how to deal with the tree. Afraid that the ‘green monster’ will bring viruses to the city and a similar disaster as before would once again occur, they decide to burn the tree and expel Nian Tao from Wonder City, though in the jail, Niao Tao argues that the tree is not harmful.

Nian Tao is sent outside the city with a peach hidden in her pocket. The tree is burnt, After that, Yaya escapes from the city secretly to look for its owner. Soon, people forgot about this incident.

200 years later, scientists find a huge sand storm approaching Wonder City. It was predicted that the storm would destroy the city shortly. Miraculously, however, the sandstorm was stopped by something before hitting Wonder City. To find out what had protected the city, a group of adventurers were sent out to investigate.

Upon stepping out, they see a huge peach tree forest with pink blossoms blowing in the wind.

They find an outdated artificial intelligence, but no one can reactive it,

Nobody knows what these huge green ‘monsters’ are.

Nobody knows who creates them.

Everybody believes they are the creation of god.



Foundation 4D assignment1



Task 1: Me


My favorite animal is cat.


I like cats, and I am like a cat. I like hidding. I do not like appearing on the front stage.


So I like hidding behind the camera, and I enjoy doing backstage work such as post production.


Task 2: The Object


I always play with my phone no matter when and where.





…and I feel joyful when I am texting to my families and friends who live far away from here.


Task 3. My World

As a foreigner, Changi Airport means the start of my happy time because when I am in the airport, it usually means that I will go back to my hometown and enjoy vacation. So I choose to capture Changi Airport in different angles.

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