MasterChef, But Better
Dionysis Atzarakis / Digital Minds

Another project for comedian Dionysis Atzarakis, this parody of hit reality TV show MasterChef required a complete virtual set, closely replicating the scale and details from the original show, alongside some motion graphics emulating the show's style. This project utilized on set supervision via remote video link, creating a live key of the virtual set using a quick Eevee render to allow for the director of photography to correctly light and frame the shots. The final show contained 262 VFX shots which were completed in just two weekends, using Blender, Nuke and some in-house software.

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Cast: Dionysis Atzarakis, Meletis Ilias, Makis Papasimakopoulos, Thomas Zabras, Nikolas Raptis
Directed and Produced by: Dionysis Atzarakis
Script: Dionysis Atzarakis, Thomas Zabras, Alexandros Paspardanis
Director of Photography / Cinematography: Thanos Liberopoulos, Yiannis Margetousakis (Kiss the Frog)
VFX / Motion Graphics / Colourist: Thomas Doukinitsas
Assistant Director / Production Management: Panagiota Kouaki
Editing: Manos Atzarakis
Sound: Kostas Ntokos
Sound Mix: Yiannis Dimas
Make Up Artist: Eleana Dimopoulou
Hairstyling: Serafeim Hatziliadis
Costume Design: Renata Gkika
Production Assistant: George Margetousakis
Special Thanks: George Papanikolaou, George Karalias

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