Weirdcore’s animated music video for Tame Impala’s “Cause I’m a Man” was inspired by a host of pop culture references and the work of Hipgnosis, who created album artwork for the likes of Pink Floyd and T.Rex.
The director tells Promo News, “Technically the constant moving camera was an ideal way to show near non-moving scenarios, long takes and minimal editing is something I’m always into doing. This is the first 3D video I’ve made where none of the 3D was modelled for it, all assets were either bought/found/acquired/customised from various sources, so its a bit like a 3D collage. All was made/rendered in Cinema 4D and then taken in Max 7 to capture some feedback effects for the backgrounds to give a more fluid/organic feel. All the multipasses were then merged together and captured in After Effects for the final magic touches…”