Larva 2010

More old stuff

Animatronic larva

This little cute creature is made by Peter at Gothenburg Prop Makers. I helped him to make a servo controller board and to program the radio transmitter.

The larva was exposed in the exhibition hall at Gothenburg Film Studios during the Open set 2010.

Here you can see the “making of” video and the larva in action:

The larva was really popular amongst the visitors, probably because they could try to control it by them self.

…and it grew!

I don’t remember exactly how we got to the point where we came up with the idea to make it into a modular platform, but it had something to do with the ATtiny4313 I think, sounded like a good idea to make it more versatile!
Why stop at making a wireless firing system, right?! 😉

fireCrow: first draw

The firing system was originally designed for squibs (SFX body hits), so it’s very important that the size is as small as possible to be easily concealed under the actor’s clothes.

At first we were stuck with the idea of a wireless firing system, but when we found the ATtiny4313 with “a lot” more memory (4K instead of 2K) than the ATtiny2313, we started to fantasize about what could be done with all that space!
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Sprängar Bängtsson

Cake explosion!

Last year in April I had the opportunity to get into the project Sprängar Bängtsson, a TV series that is aimed for children and youth.
A pilot episode was made, in which I made a neat little pneumatic cake and cream explosion! 😎
Unfortunately it didn’t get aired…not yet that is 😉

A couple of days ago I got a link to vimeo, here is the 3 min intro:

16 LED Scanner Project

It’s been a while since I wrote last time so I thought I’d better put something up!

Eye of the Cambot 3000

This was my small contribution to GoKinema this year…

…a Cylon scanner to this Ăźber cool robo statue – Cambot 3000.

Anders at Gothenburg Prop Makers made the fantastic robot and I helped him to give it “life”!
The bot is made from old film lamps, lenses, tripods, and old camcorders, it stood in the entry hall at Gothenburg Film Studios during GoKinema. Continue reading