Every Animation Artist has a beginning…

Bumblebee is the first spin-off in the Transformers-Series that focuses on the titular Autobot, and also the first film in the series not being directed by Michael Bay, but the Oscar-nominated director Travis Knight.

I was lucky enough to work as an animation artist during my time at Scanline VFX Munich. I was working on character sequences in the final fight between Bumblebee and Shatter, while also doing bits of technical animation on Dropkick, some vehicles and other destructions in the same scene.

“On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.”

The film premiered on December 20th worldwide.


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