This illustration is an artist’s impression of the thin, rocky debris disc discovered around the two Hyades white dwarfs. Rocky asteroids are thought to have been perturbed by planets within the system and diverted inwards towards the star, where they broke up, circled into a debris ring, and were then dragged onto the star itself.
Hi Everyone !
Muchas gracias amigos for your hanging in there thus far. It was quite a wild ride this week with the end of Ascension and the kickstart of The Founders.
Thanks to a very few and kind contributors, we hit the Vimeo PRO account due date on the nose! If I didn’t know better I would have thought you guys had gotten together and worked all this out ahead of time. 🙂
I ran into a small hiccup while in the middle of uploading The Founders which pushed back the release to almost an hour over. Just goes to show you, during the course of making plans there are other forces at work which aren’t following your schedule.
But it went through the reprocessing ok and so I am going to take a few days off to enjoy the holiday weekend.
Upcoming for The Founders, you may have noticed I am returning to the story-telling mode of the original Book of Man. Acension had so much information to cover it seems like it was a little on the heavy side and I am pretty sure we lost about 90% of the viewers. Though I also suspect the portrayals of the mainstream stories may have rubbed a few people the wrong way.
I still say those that get it, will get it.
So the next book will be shorter and simpler, and I am shooting to try to hold the video episodes down to about 20 minutes per. The target volume will be looking at about 10 episodes as well, though it is possible over the course of the rest of this year that there may need to be additions as we move forward.
I also made a huge step on Exhibit 10 and The Founders Prologue, as I jumped versions of my editing software from 2.4 to a newer version 6.0, which BTW is LIGHT YEARS beyond the old editor. So this was also somewhat of a trial by fire in moving the old decrepid skills screaming into the new stuff. But I like the new control I have so you can expect a smidgen of playing to occur during the course of the coming episodes.
I would again like to thank the contributors who assisted in helping with the Vimeo account, and that will be good for another year.
I am still hoping that maybe someone will come forward to assist in the acquisition of further talent for advances in animation and effects, and since I had to attempt all of this myself, JFX Animationz is actually (me) – – – eyeroll.
I wish everyone a safe and wonderful holiday weekend, get yourself some good food and good company, and we will be back at it again shortly.
Cheers my friends – Brian