VFX Roto / Tracking
Michiel de Ruyter (Dutch pronunciation: [miˈxil də ˈrœy̯tər]) is a 2015 Dutch film about the 17th-century admiral Michiel de Ruyter directed by Roel Reiné produced by Klaas de Jong. The film had its world premiere in the Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam on 26 January 2015 and has been released in cinemas in the Netherlands on 29 January 2015. On the English promotional website, the film has the title Admiral.
LosFX’s role was to take the live action plates supplied by the production and VFX Supervisor from the film, apply matchmove and roto the main ships, in order for the compositing team to add the background battle ships. Additional work was done on crowds animation and lookdev for an aerial shot, where armies take over a castle.