Direction and visual effects by Steven Gomez. A short test for the forthcoming 2 hour drama doc "Mermaids: The Body Found" for Animal Planet. Steven Gomez directed and shot the teaser and worked on the Visual effects for it at Bandito late in 2008 as a test for production company Darlow Smithson. Now completed the final film contains 30 mins of high end Visual effects sequences by Bandito. Steven Gomez again served as director for the visual effects sequences which ranged from fully CGI Mermaid action scenes to a live action shoot of early man struggling to survive a volcanic erruption.
"Mermaids: A Body Found" Test 2008
Director: Steven Gomez of Bandito
Production Company: Darlow Smithson for Discovery US and Endemol UK
Visual Effects: Bandito