Clouds descend into a dark urban otherworld where whirring machines abound in Perpetual Path, a new CGI film from visual artist and animator Max Zhestkov and Combustion.studio. With cinematic style and Hollywood-worthy VFX panache, the film follows a thumping electronic track down from a greyscale skyscape down into a nameless city, filled with predatory surveillance lights. A lover of all aesthetics futuristic, Zhestkov is rapt with what technology is and what it will become, and it shows in Perpetual Path.
In a statement, Zhestkov explains, "The main inspiration for this project was an idea of the visual dialogue between nature and technology, sound and silence, organic and artificial. I tried to capture this inevitable path of endless transformation with the help of cinematography, animation and a visual reactive soundtrack." Check out Perpetual Path below:To see more from Max Zhestkov, visit his website, here, and Vimeo page, here.Related:Russian Sci-Fi Short Film Is '2001' Meets 'District 9'A Russian VFX Artist Added Explosions to Classic GIFsThis Stimulating Trip to an Alien Planet Will Make Your Hair Stand On End