Swiss “Caterpillar”

Director: Niclas Larsson, Johan Skog
Client: SVT
Creative Director SVT: Sven Stojanovic
VFX & Animation: Swiss
Executive Producer: Erik Holmedal
VFX Supervisor: Leo Wilk
Producer: Hanna Bengtsson
Coordinator: Adam Wittsell
Character setup: Víctor Vinyals


This 3D Caterpillar was done by Swedens most price awarded VFX company,  Swiss. It looks like 125 million TV viewers (!!) in Europe followed the little Caterpillar on his bumpy journey from Baku in Azerbaijan to Malmö in Sweden, in this intro created for 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.

Character rig done in Maya 2013, with basic skinning only. Total rigging time: 50 hours.

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