Recreando Alejandría, dos visiones distintas de la misma ciudad: Los decorados digitales de la película "Ágora" y la pieza estereoscópica "Alejandría, el sueño de Alejandro Magno"

Magoga Piñas Azpitarte

Abstract

Since we digitally reconstructed the same city for two different projects set in two different historical time frames, we have the perfect opportunity to analyze their differences in scope, methodology and techniques.
For the film "Agora", the digital city is just a backdrop in which the action takes place. The play is set in the in the IV Century B.C. and the city is seen through hyperrealistic images made by visual effects techniques.
In the audiovisual program/documentary/show? "Alexandria, Alexander the Great`s Dream", the city plays a main roll. The action is set in the Ptolemaic period, and the city is shown by way of 3D stereoscopic images and animation techniques.


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Alexandria; Visual effects; Stereoscopic animation

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