Planet Express Spaceship for Futurama Fan Film!

For the Fan-O-Rama live action Futurama short film, Cinema Relics used motion control technology for its Planet Express ship shots. We chat with the film’s effects director to learn how their team heavily modified a model kit to adapt it for stop-motion filming!

Shot by Joey Fameli and Edited by Jay Cisneros

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  1. Great article, who doesn’t love old school sci-fi models mounted on a pylon? I’ve been curious to see how Dragonframe could be used to film motion control elements outside of stop-motion animation and this was a fantastic example.

    Thanks for the insight!

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