Hardcore Henry – A Blender success story

One of this years most explosive features is Hardcore Henry. South African actor Sharlto Copley  stars an action packed Sci-Fi shot from the perspective of the main character.

What most people don’t know however is that most of the visual effects were done using Blender, the legendary free and open source  3D animation suite.

Warning: NSFW language ahead :

Creating HARDCORE HENRY w/ Sharlto Copley & Ilya Naishuller – ETC Podcast

Read more about the breakdown here.

Blender has been around for more than twenty years, but has really improved a lot for filmmakers in the last five years or so since the Blender foundation released Tears of steel.