Iron Giant - The "Lake
Tidal Wave" Sequence
One - Part Two - Part
few scenes showed how the wave built up before the big
crash. I tried to keep the design of the water bold and
fairly minimal to make sure everything would read properly
within the small time frame (those scenes were all very
one of the scene, I had to animate the wave within Dean's
glasses (last image below).
keyed the water animation of all those scenes on 4s (1,5,9,13
etc) and my assistant, Matt Maners, did all the inbetweens
I had nothing to do with the animation of Hogarth or Dean.
As an effects animator, my task was to create all the water