London – FIELD, the digital art and design studio founded by Vera-Maria Glahn and Marcus Wendt, has released Energy Flow, a non-linear film for the iPhone and iPad that changes with each playback.
The film features 10 animated stories that are combined into 1,000 narrative arcs. The stories each begin with a form of energy transformation. The first story, for example, follows a leopard and a gazelle as they battle for survival, energy visibly coursing through their bodies.
‘The way we approached the animation technically was often to recreate the scene that we had in mind as naturalistically as possible,’ Vera-Maria Glahn, co-founder of FIELD, tells LS:N Global. The leopard and gazelle, for example, were animated by hand to achieve a more natural look, with a more impressionistic animation layer covering their bodies.
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