Driller!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by GFH, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. GFH

    GFH The G Squad

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    Found this on Facebook, is it new, or am I stupid?
    The first vid.
    Twitvid
     
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    Nice find! New to me. Interesting that they consistently refer to Driller as if it's an actual character and not an animal.

    Maybe Driller's just a really, really weird looking Decepticon? :lol 
     
  3. TylerMirage

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    Nice find! :thumbs2: 

    For some reason I just :lol  so hard at "Animating tentacles is difficult. And Driller is basically a giant tentacle with tentacles coming off of him."
     
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    Animaters: "Whoo! We just got done with Devastator, which was MASSIVE! We think Michael's done with something that big"

    Michael Bay three rooms down doing push-ups: " I GOT IT! I WANT A GIANT WORM WITH TENTICALS JUST RIPPING THE !@#$ OUT OF A %^&*ING BUILDING!! YES!!"
     
  5. Matty

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    Fantastic.
     
  6. Hellscream15

    Hellscream15 Hi... Bl

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    I thought this was old and didnt post it.
     
  7. GFH

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    I was thinking that too, at first. It was newer than the Sentinel video from the same site, though. So I figured I might as well post it.
     
  8. PyjamaPrime

    PyjamaPrime Wreck and/or Rule

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    this puts a whole new perspective on the amount of work that the animators put into developing the models of these characters. i'm truly impressed with what was done after seeing this.
     
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    Shockwave's pet.
     
  10. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    It's funny to think that Lucusfilms, of all studios, were forced to upgrade their PCs.
     
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    I wonder if one of the animators looked at that art and asked Bay, "How important is he to the plot?"
     
  12. ThinkTank Customs

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    damn, did anyone notice the striker prime too?
     

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    It's actually ILM (Industrial Light & Magic), who are a division of Lucasfilms. So it's not the main studio, but a branch off of it.
     
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    Nice find and neat vid!
     
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    Why would they?

    Also if you're gonna pull that card none of the Autobots are essential to the plot. Nor are half the uniquely-designed and interesting Decepticons seen roaming Chicago.

    If you're going to make a Transformers movie at least put as many Transformers in as you can.
     
  16. IaconStargazer

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    It never ceases to amaze me how much effort is put into creating these Bots, Cons, and creatures. I'm a fan of all three films, and seeing the behind-the-scenes sides of these works is always a treat for me.

    And WHOA, did one of those guys say the Driller is around three football fields (~900 feet) long??? So it was probably, what, around seven or eight times as large as Devastator in size??? O_O
     
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    I sure enough did catch that. Makes you wonder if he was to bave been in one of the sequences that way.

    I have been waiting for this release. Has there been any word about the commentary though?
     
  18. Paxtin

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    Right. They said Lucasfilm in the vid, so that's what I said.

    But either way, it's still amusing that ILM, specifically, who are a division of Lucasfilms, had to upgrade their computers.
     
  19. Bahamut Prime

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    Awesome video once again - IF there was a sequel, what would become even more difficult to animate than Driller, perhaps? :D 
     
  20. Bahamut Prime

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    I saw a glimpse of it too! :D 
     

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