Last Saturday's De Pont Hackathon was a big success! Six teams made up of coders, designers and artists from all walks of life worked their b*ts off all day to produce a demo made with the 3D assets of De Pont. The concepts people came up with were pretty rad, ranging from experimental VR experiences to AR hybrids (live action mixed with 3D). We closed the event with food and drinks, followed by a showcase
Merijn, Hylke, Roos, Joris, Arjan, Hao, Mike, and Steven, a brand new team of participants @DePont from the Saxion Hogescholen, are working on a game where you, the user, must solve a crime mystery on the Amsterdam ferry. Your role, as ferry passenger, will be to investigate, and search for the criminal. The team is still in the early stages of developping its project, but they've already put together a stop motion synopsis video (click
An other new project is: Interplanetary Ferry. This short animation is being made by director: Lucie van den Driessche, art-director: Iris van den Akker, technical director: Aser Perez and animator: Sigrid Mohn. The project will be a retro-futuristic guide to space travel. Synopsis: The story takes place somewhere in the future. The ferry of Amsterdam now serves as an interplanetary ferry, going back and forth from earth to other planets. The animation serves as an
We have a couple of new projects to announce! This project is being developed by director: Jos Meijers and Art-Director: Linda Klaassen. It will be a short animation project with a beautiful style of its own: Synopsis: The ferry takes off in a gloomy, misty atmosphere. All the people on board are silhouettes, except for one boy, who is in color. He looks around and finds out that another girl is also different, like him.