Welcome to the Dune Special Edition Project

This is a project I have been slowly working on over the last few years with the goal of ultimately replacing many of the "outdated" special effects shots in David Lynch's 1984 version of Dune.
The project initially began as an endeavor to build a "proper" ornithopter - one with flapping wings, that neither the movie or the mini-series managed to achieve. However, with the advent of the "fan-edit" the scope of the project has expanded with the goal of updating the effects in all those places in the movie where I feel things could be significantly "improved."
Although I am currently working on this by Myself, it's a large undertaking and if there is anyone interested in helping this project along, feel free to contact Me - We might actually be able to get this project completed with a few more skilled and enthusiastic people!

Regards
Sasha Burrow

If you are curious about My professional work, I have been working as a VFX artist (Among other things) at The Asylum for the past 6 years, including visual effects on all 4 Sharknado films (Mainly stuff blowing up!).
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DUNE Special Edition: Showreel March 2010

Friday, May 21, 2010

More Original DUNE Production Art

Was also excited recently to find some more (or better versions) of some of the original production art (By Tony Masters and Ron Miller), including a couple of pieces I had not seen before.
I present them here in rough chronological order

4 comments:

  1. 當一個人內心能容納兩樣相互衝突的東西,這個人便開始變得有價值了。..................................................

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  2. In case you haven't seen, here's some concept art of ornithopters for Jodorowsky's unrealized Dune:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_Dv_tXOZgd3Y/SRp37P0PSWI/AAAAAAAABQ0/U2AlzwngqGM/s400/Ron+Cobb+Ornithopter.jpg

    http://www.rorymcleish.com/hardware/ornithopter1.jpg

    http://www.rorymcleish.com/hardware/ornithopter2.jpg

    http://www.rorymcleish.com/hardware/ornithopter3.jpg

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  3. @RedstarAnims - Yes, I have seen these before but My problem with the designs is they always look like they are 2 seaters - while the story calls for the vehicles to carry more than just a couple of people.
    Personally I have always preferred production designer Ron Cobb's interior design work (As on Alien) to his vehicle designs.

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  4. Sasha,

    This show reel is great and a project I believe should have been done long ago by the studio. It would round the film off in scope and depth. You need to promote this idea further. Have you thought about social website promoting such as Facebook? Get fan interest up to maybe persuade the film company into what your doing?

    Andy.

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