Weirdwood Manor: Layout Design & Compositing

Project Overview

Weirdwood Manor is a captivating interactive kid's app that takes children on a magical journey through a mysterious and enchanted world. The app features a compelling storyline, quirky characters, hidden rooms, puzzles, and secrets that keep kids engaged and entertained.

Company

Relish

Role

3D Layout, Compositing

Goal

The goal was to create a visually stunning and engaging experience for children that would capture their imagination and keep them entertained for hours.

Challenge

Produce top-quality interactive stories within a short amount of time and act in many roles such as 3D Layout Artist (Staging and animating characters and virtual cameras), and as Compositor (animating 2.5D cameras, adding visual effects). I worked closely with the creative and development teams.

Solution

Composite about 5-7 scenes per week, while learning more about Cinematography and Layouting 1-2 scenes.

Outcome & Impact

Weirdwood Manor was a huge success, with kids and parents alike praising the app for its imaginative storyline, engaging gameplay, and beautiful graphics.

Awards

2017 Best Production, All Categories
Youth Media Alliance Grand Prize Winner

2017 Best Original Interactive Content
Youth Media Alliance Winner

2016 Interactive Content for Kids & Youth
Banff Rockie Awards Winner

2016 Best Kids Game App - Tablet
Kidscreen Awards Winner

2015 App Store Editors’ Choice
App Store App of the Year Runner-Up (Canada)

2015 Best in Mobile Entertainment
Digi Award Winner

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