'Sifted' a short film by Dan Monaghan

by Mia Straka

New Zealand animated short-film Sifted is the first live action film to be produced in what is known as a 'Point Cloud world', which is where 3D points gathered from many photos of the same object are used to calculate their 3D form.

The film follows a female character (Mia Straka) as she walks through a 3D animated land that has been constructed from thousands of photographs of places throughout New Zealand and the world.

Directed by Dan Monaghan, VFX Software Developer Ben Torkington, Music Nick Buckton, Starring Mia Straka. Made in New Zealand with the help of Creative New Zealand and The New Zealand Film Commission.