My name is Todd Janca and we have a group gearing up to launch a high profile Indiegogo project and need some animations for the project.
Our group is comprised of volunteer scientists and engineers who are working on a renewable ocean energy system to replace Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Energy.
I was hoping we could start an animation contest for our project and the winners animation would be used on our Indiegogo campaign, its for a really good cause and we could offer the winner some real exposure.
We would give the animator credit for the animation on the Indiegogo page and project video and several hundred thousand people would see it.
We have been able to get endorsements from a number of recognized actors - Mark Ruffalo (hulk) , Lielani Munter (cove), Mathew Modine (full metal jacket) etc… so it could be a real chance to get noticed and once our Indiegogo campaign is over hopefully we would have the money to pay this person to do additional animations.
We have a 3D model in Blender but none of us are proficient enough to set it , light it, and animate it as it is an underwater scene.
The goal is to see a group of these 100’ wide turbines spaced about 300’ apart on a flat sandy seafloor with sea water flowing at 6’ per second in about 200’ ocean depth. The leading edge of the turbine moves at the same speed of the water. We need people to be able to see the scale of the turbines and how they work.
This is the best I could do with what I was able to teach myself of Blender :https://vimeo.com/80322808
The blender file is here :ftp://ftp.crowdenergy.org/3D-MODEL/
Please take a look at our project and see what ideas you may have. : http://crowdenergy.org/
Please let me know what you think.