**Multi-Award-Winning** CGI Animated Short : "The Looking Planet" - by Eric Law Anderson | TheCGBros

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  • Published on Dec 23, 2015
  • Enjoy this CGI 3D Animated Short Film and winner of over 50 film festival jury and audience awards including Best Short Film, Best Sci-Fi Film, Best Animated Film, Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects, and Best Sound Design. During the construction of the universe, a young member of the Cosmos Corps of Engineers decides to break some fundamental laws in the name of self-expression.
    Produced on a 2007 Mac Pro home computer. Very special thanks to the Kaingang of Brazil. Thanks also to Solid Angle SL, Marcos Fajardo, Kathy Smith, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
    www.thelookingplanet.com
    facebook.com/thelookingplanet
    Written, Produced and Directed by
    ERIC LAW ANDERSON
    Producer - ANNE M. UEMURA
    Edited by - ANUJ MAJUMDAR
    Line Producer -THOM SOUTHERLAND
    Voices
    SAMUEL HERY
    JOE CAPPELLETTI
    CINDY ROBINSON
    PETER OLDRING
    CG Supervisor
    DIMITRI LOGINOWSKI
    Additional Technical Animation and Compositing
    BRYAN COX
    RISTO PUUKKO
    Animators
    ERIC LAW ANDERSON
    SARA SMILNAK
    SHELBI CAUDILL
    JOHN SASSER
    Modeler
    TIMMOTHY CLEARY
    Additional Modeling
    DARYL STEFANSKI
    Additional Character Rigging
    CINTHIA FUJII
    Additional Design
    CAMERON GRAY

    Re-recording Mixer
    AARON LEVY
    Sound Design
    ALEXANDRA FEHRMAN
    Additional Sound Design
    JILLINDA PALMER
    Voice Recordists
    EIPEEN HERY (BRAZIL)
    DAVE WEISBERG (US)
    Music Editor
    JEFF LINGLE
    Very Special Thanks To
    MARCOS FAJARDO
    KATHY SMITH
    SCOTT BOGONIEWSKI
    KA"EGSO HERY
    ISALINA LOURENCO
    FERNANDE LOURENCO
    VIKKI HAMILTON

    We Especially Wish to Thank
    THE KAINGANG OF BRAZIL

    We Also Wish to Thank
    ERIC FURIE
    MAR ELEPANO
    DIANE SUZUKI
    BRETT UNGER
    CHANSOO KIM
    RIPPLING TSOU
    DAE HO HAN
    SCOTT KLETZKA
    MARY PATASKY
    HARRY FRANK
    ISTVAN RITTGASSER
    IBRAHIM WAHAB
    DIXIE TOWLES
    BOB AND DORIS DINNING
    DWAYNE TOWLES
    DAVE AND DONNA ANDERSON
    Arnold rendering software courtesy of Solid Angle SL
    Post Sound Services courtesy of Todd Soundelux
    Color by Fotokem
    Motion capture facilities courtesy of the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts
    Filmed entirely on location in the Virgo Supercluster
    ©2014 Giant Dolphin Pictures.
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Comments • 4 567

  • CauseAndEffect
    CauseAndEffect 20 hours ago

    There is no proof of 'emerge from the seas'. Macroevolution is pure make-believe and deliberate lies to justify God-dishonoring lifestyles.

  • Maron Hernandez
    Maron Hernandez 21 hour ago

    Es bueno 👍

  • Cathy Budginas
    Cathy Budginas Day ago

    Let down

  • Betsy Flores
    Betsy Flores Day ago

    This is the kind of movies that people should make more often to teach reality this is the reality of some other species and you see our reality is to work in the Lord law while they work in the higher law and someday we will be working in the higher law namaste

  • Miriam León
    Miriam León Day ago

    Me encantó el final..bravo!!👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

  • Loya Aheibam
    Loya Aheibam Day ago +1

    This video really deserve more views , awards and like
    Thank you for this video

  • Abhishek Ranjan
    Abhishek Ranjan Day ago

    They wander planets in just a second and playing with rings and accomodate billions of km...... Extraordinary civilized.

  • محمد ابو حشيش

    المسلم والمش مقتنع بالكلام ده يحط لايك

  • Tyler Merlin
    Tyler Merlin 2 days ago

    Life is energy exfoliating, an eddy of conversion conservation resultant of a planetary collision in proximity to a neutron star collision.

  • Ben Fontenot
    Ben Fontenot 3 days ago +2

    “I’ve told you 6.67x10¹¹ times, boy!”
    That’s oddly specific

  • Luis Cabrera
    Luis Cabrera 4 days ago

    Lufo Is a new religion !

  • Micha van Dorn
    Micha van Dorn 4 days ago

    Love it

  • Reme A
    Reme A 4 days ago

    Great video. As a senior adult I could have watched this for an hour. Just terrific. Such talent and imagination to all nvolved.

  • Kurt Howard
    Kurt Howard 4 days ago

    What all he could do it took to long

  • CLU27RUS
    CLU27RUS 5 days ago

    WOOOOOOO
    IT'S BLOWING MY MIND

  • manuel alejandro copaira

    Grande Lufo! I loved it! Greetings from 🇨🇱 🇨🇱 Chile

  • Nic Boo
    Nic Boo 6 days ago

    I feel like I just watched an introduction video to the church of space ship beep-boop.
    and the comment section is even more mind blowing o.O

  • Nigel Guest
    Nigel Guest 6 days ago

    Cute idea, but poor direction. Hardly an award winner. I guees I just have different tastes.

  • Alexis Morrison
    Alexis Morrison 6 days ago +1

    Wonderful! Thank you for this engaging short! Lufo rocks!

  • tony p
    tony p 7 days ago

    What a mind F@#K!!!

  • Hilal Ahmed
    Hilal Ahmed 7 days ago +1

    Now I can die peacefully 🤩🤩🤩♥️♥️♥️♥️

  • Jimmy Jennings
    Jimmy Jennings 7 days ago

    I didn't understand what the CGI Maker was trying to get across but I'm old so it doesn't matter.

  • Nasty ScaR
    Nasty ScaR 7 days ago

    I knew it 🤣

  • Antonio Fernando Vicent Román

    Enhorabuena! En todos sus aspectos es excelente 🍀🔱

  • devtodev
    devtodev 7 days ago

    Lufo luvs u

  • Rodger benson
    Rodger benson 7 days ago

    Soo Lufo's head is infact a diiiii....

  • Oblivious Arts
    Oblivious Arts 8 days ago +1

    I didn't get this till about 1/3 of the way through.
    So this story is about the aliens that shaped our solar system, and made our moon... Like a story of God, or rather, gods.

  • Rahul Ravanan
    Rahul Ravanan 8 days ago

    Moon🙋

  • alkalinekats
    alkalinekats 9 days ago

    I get that this totally isn't scientifically accurate, but to hell with that, that was an awesome short!

  • Sly House
    Sly House 9 days ago

    that was awesome,well done!

  • Wayne G
    Wayne G 10 days ago +1

    WOW. Just WOW! - I feel strangely humbled by this vid. In all honesty I don't feel I can in any way judge or criticize this film it is simple that good. Very well done.

  • rob buttle
    rob buttle 11 days ago

    not good

  • be me ?
    be me ? 11 days ago

    Marvellous.👍

  • Pirateer Jade
    Pirateer Jade 12 days ago

    14:29 why did this make me wanna cry???

  • Blaine Virden
    Blaine Virden 13 days ago

    Lol @ I knew time was a mistake. Awesome short!!!😎

  • Heysus Christo
    Heysus Christo 14 days ago

    Interesting, but I'm not much for 'creationism' even if it is wrapped up in fluffly, bumbling, aliens.

  • Rain Deer
    Rain Deer 14 days ago

    lufo the dung beetle like alien

  • Gerald
    Gerald 14 days ago

    So Gods name is now lufo. Or L ufo? Whats the L for? Lie

  • Roberth Frank
    Roberth Frank 14 days ago

    Hermoda historia. Asi somos los humanos x adentro. X desgracia nusyro tiempo en la terra es relativo. Ttde comprendimos q teniamos q aprender. A amarnos. Suerte

  • Philip Sanders
    Philip Sanders 15 days ago

    Thanks for the feelings.

  • Moroni Albornoz Castro

    Jeje we are the result from the actions of a bored and curious lad, i like it.

  • Стефан Манов

    What a waste of effort

  • David Samuel Peckinpah
    David Samuel Peckinpah 15 days ago +1

    So this blue dude goes for a walk one day on the dark side of the moon, accidentally steps into a double rainbow... Us And Them...

    So long and thanks for all the fish...

    • Nikko Smit
      Nikko Smit 13 days ago

      Which book in the series was that from?

  • SilverArmoredWolf
    SilverArmoredWolf 15 days ago

    Lol retarded aliens

  • mark clauss
    mark clauss 17 days ago

    Brilliant

  • Lindsay Hasluck
    Lindsay Hasluck 17 days ago

    Love this film. I’ve watched it a couple of times.

  • Ben M
    Ben M 17 days ago

    In a few decades from now, there may be war fought over the moon.

  • Brendan Manning
    Brendan Manning 18 days ago

    More plausible explanation then current implausible theory of the solar system and us.

    • Faskimy3344
      Faskimy3344 17 days ago

      Says the one who studied astrophysics for the last 25 years...

  • Felicity Ray Self
    Felicity Ray Self 20 days ago +1

    Totally fast forwarded through this one..
    Nothing interesting for me

    • CrazyMazapan
      CrazyMazapan 19 days ago

      Agreed. Too much Awww factor and not enough Mmm.

  • Tony Bautista
    Tony Bautista 20 days ago

    Hit dislike if you are mad the bible wasn't part of the main story. LOL! 3:)

  • skildude
    skildude 20 days ago

    Lufo the only God you'll ever need

  • Mustafa Osmanoğlu
    Mustafa Osmanoğlu 20 days ago

    the short movie has been showing the panspermia theory terrifically.also the last scene (with the tiktaalik) was amazing.There are many thing in this movie involve evolution and sci-fi.

  • VincentValdez1985
    VincentValdez1985 21 day ago +2

    Lufo moves a moon every human cheers and thanks him for creating life.
    GOD makes the Universe, the Earth, Sun, Moon, and Stars, humans get mad and reject GOD.
    Hahaha but if GOD was an alien named Lufo that didn't want you to behave yourself you would thank HIM too.
    Just read the comments, people love aliens more than they love GOD.

    • VincentValdez1985
      VincentValdez1985 20 days ago

      TheShibbybear
      GOD was never the problem,
      the problem is people's ideas about GOD.
      A lot of false beliefs and misunderstandings based on lies that humans have made up about GOD just to make a quick buck off the most gullible, and most desperate to believe.
      A lot of faith is actually a result of people wanting to justify their actions onto themselves, so that they may continue behaving in a negative way and live with a so called clear action for the bad things that they do.
      We all know it's bad to steal, kill, cheat and lie, our conscious tells us this from an early age, it yells at us not to do morally bad things, but when we ignore it enough times, eventually that scream becomes a whisper, until we don't hear it anymore. Then neutral people become bad, then evil.
      Like Men that get Woman pregnant, and then abandon them because they don't want to deal with the responsibility.
      Or husbands that cheat, and don't care about their wife kid and their Families.
      Men like this is the reason why Woman get abortions. Killing the innocent. And when Children grow up in broken homes, they lack wisdom and understanding, a heretical education that they were supposed to receive from their Mom and Dad. So they grow up without a strong moral compass, and are more likely to become, corrupt, liars, thieves, cheaters, and murderers of the innocent.
      An extreme example of this would be like Adulf Hitler and Joseph Stalin.
      What religions do is, offer so called forgiveness, so that we can continue to behave badly and act as if the past bad deeds have been erased.
      And Religions collect tides and offerings as if that will wash away all the bad things we've done.
      The Catholic Church even went as far as offering pardon for sin, in exchange for a good sum of money.
      And for over 1000 years known as the dark ages, the Roman Catholic Church outlawed reading and writing, to keep the population ignorant of truth and incapable of critical thinking skills. So they can never see the truth and understand that they were being scammed.
      Then they also made it illegal by penalty of death for people to own and read a Bible because they said that only the Priest had a divine right to read the Bible and pass on the message to the people and be the intermediary of GOD to Man.
      If anyone read the Book Revelation in the dark ages they would be executed. Because the Book of Revelation condemns the Catholic Church as being a pure evil institution imposter Church of Satan the Devil.
      And whether or not the devil exist, the Bible still condemns the practices and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church, so they banned the Bible, and instead of reading from the Bible for 1000 years the priest read alternative books that they wrote themselves about the virgin Mary being the Mother of GOD, and a Religion of Mary worship was born and over 2 billion people world wide worship Mary in 2019.
      All to make money from the poor and ignorant.
      If people can't read, they can't read the Bible, and if they can't read the Bible, they will never read the Book of Revelations, and hey will continue to take the priest word for it that you must give your money to the Catholic Church.
      As a result most of the secular world hates Christianity because they realise now that the Catholic Church is a scam that rapes Children.
      And this is exactly what the devil wanted from the Start of the Catholic Church.
      1. To stop people from reading the Bible.
      2. To make everyone worship Mary.
      3. To make everyone hate the Roman Catholic Church and by default hate the GOD of the Bible for being associated with that evil Church.
      And what do we see now happening in the world?
      Step 1, 2, and 3 have all come to pass. The plan started 300 AD that took 1700 years is now mission accomplished.
      Most of the world now hates the GOD of the Bible for being associated with the Roman Catholic Church.
      And the whole time, the Catholic Church was never Christian to begin with.
      It was all a pagan scam to get people's money all the while prompting the pagan false gods of the ancient world under the names of saints that people pray to even till this day.
      Billions of people's minds are enslaved right now by an ancient lie that has existed for over a millennium.
      The New World Order is almost complete, A.I. is almost born.
      Once it is uploaded online, they will have complete control of everything that happens on this planet.
      Conclusion Lufu failed.

    • TheShibbybear
      TheShibbybear 20 days ago +1

      It’s only that Lufo is only represented by what’s in this film, while God, and the worship/following of God, has a long history with humanity. Unfortunately a history that’s tied to centuries of control and conflict. Lufo is easy to love at this point of our relationship with him...

  • giorgi nikuradze
    giorgi nikuradze 22 days ago

    Thank you Lufo.

  • Gaurav Yadav
    Gaurav Yadav 22 days ago

    Lufo is our God😍

  • Fiona Cahill
    Fiona Cahill 22 days ago

    This has made my day, it's truly beautiful, such a delightful film. Thank you for giving me Lufo this morning! 🤩🤩🤩

  • Riccardo Silva
    Riccardo Silva 23 days ago

    God is an unruly child...beautiful!

  • Rik Spring
    Rik Spring 23 days ago

    Award winning 😩 what awards ....🖖

  • duan walker
    duan walker 23 days ago

    ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • Andrew John
    Andrew John 23 days ago

    That was massively clever!

  • Helena Quinn
    Helena Quinn 23 days ago

    Our creator was a bored little kid?

  • Michael Mengel
    Michael Mengel 25 days ago

    A kinder and more gentle story of a "creator".

    Kudos to all involved. Beautiful short.

  • 7Spronge
    7Spronge 28 days ago

    Thanks Lupo.

  • Strakos0
    Strakos0 28 days ago

    Absolutely not surprised why this has won multi awards. Propagates the way of creation some people would like to spread.
    False creation agenda. The "reptilians" like that.
    People who like evolution in the total meaning.
    I find this agenda fitting for people who does not believe in our God the Creator, the Heavenly Father.

  • N'otha chicka
    N'otha chicka 28 days ago

    Quite a unique take on creationism. thanks Lufo!

  • CJ Marquart
    CJ Marquart 28 days ago

    Though I don’t want to retract from how insanely visually beautiful and creative this gory story is, I do find the commentary of each character to be a bit bland and monotone. I don’t know if it’s the language chosen or the voice actor, but this could’ve easily been the best short film I’ve ever seen. Still 8/10. But the voices can really go a long way...

  • Alex Andrite
    Alex Andrite 28 days ago

    42. 14 + 14 +14.
    Now how many generations is that ? And what was going on ?

  • slimdudeDJC
    slimdudeDJC 28 days ago

    So earth was constructed by a goof-off of an alien teenager?? No wonder we have so much conflict!!

  • Sarath's Clicks
    Sarath's Clicks 28 days ago

    ru-clip.com/video/JifhmDUMK9w/video.html

  • Chianese Carlo
    Chianese Carlo 28 days ago

    very nice made.... like it!!!

  • Casey James
    Casey James 28 days ago

    Why would he wear a hat? This annoys me

  • jormundgander1945
    jormundgander1945 29 days ago

    Not a big thing

  • MrKErocks
    MrKErocks 29 days ago

    No likey...

  • Andrew Nemeth
    Andrew Nemeth 29 days ago

    WAY 2 MANY PARTY POOPERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In the name of Jesus, PEOPLE, Stop OVERTHINKING Everything!! Enjoy a nice video, STOP feuding over Every Nuance of Every DETAIL!! All this 'Creationism vs SCIENCE', & Lufo=Lucifer=ILLUMINATI ? ! ? WTF! {ALL HAIL} The Simpsons put it best- God told Homer "Pull MY finger!" = The BIG BANG!! Life got Here when SOMEBODYs SpaceRV emptied its holding tank to lighten its takeoff weight! If there's ANY PolyDimensional MultiUniversal Standard, it would be BUREAUCRACY!!
    >There Used2b a sign on the back of the moon 'Do N0T Feed or TEASE the wildlife!', but they had2Move it STAT 10/06/59.
    > Thats why our first Mars Observer satellite capable of good resolution had MULTIPLE delays- hardware, software, Weather... then when it FINALLY launched, Mars started it Densest, most Widespread (PLANETWIDE) & LONGEST Lasting Duststorm in the Entire history of observation!! Spell that 'L A S T M I N U T E C L E A N U P', had2sweep over all those rover tracks & dust angels, pick up the beer cans & cola bottles, & blot the graffiti (but they missed 'The Face') !
    PS[1] I like THESE Engineers a LOT Better!!
    &PS[2] I Got2STOP wasting my time trying to UPLIFT these stupid humans....

  • zaknafein dourden
    zaknafein dourden 29 days ago

    Lufo ??? Lucifer???? Another illuminati si-fi

  • Xirox18
    Xirox18 29 days ago

    Lufo is god ?

  • Fak Gooby
    Fak Gooby Month ago

    Lufo is our God.

  • Alexander Stephen
    Alexander Stephen Month ago +7

    This is an efficient explanation of the fine-tuning universe, the fact that someone, a personal Creator, designed it intentionally in that way, nice message behind it 👍

  • Sol Percussion
    Sol Percussion Month ago +2

    Lufo, the artist of the family. :-D

  • Magna Carta Sam Adam's

    This is so stupid

  • Berembah
    Berembah Month ago

    That "aa... aa... aa(in-throat)" is human thing, they should instead "uek... oak... eak(in-nose)" now that sounds more alien thing... right?

  • Andrew Hepburn
    Andrew Hepburn Month ago +4

    What a beautiful film. Love it!

  • • [.SCARLET SUPERNOVA FIREWINDS.]

    HEY LUFO.
    LET ME BUY YOU A SHAKE, BURGER & FRIES.
    BECAUSE I GOT A "FEW" QUESTIONS.

  • Tariq A
    Tariq A Month ago

    The graphics are amazing.

  • bryon29able
    bryon29able Month ago

    Wow amazing hash a 42

  • Sword Breaker
    Sword Breaker Month ago +1

    The downvoters also voted for AOC.

  • Steve Lamperta
    Steve Lamperta Month ago

    Its totally ok to say the earth is billions of years old in a sci fi movie,... Because its sci fi ! In reality the earth is only 6,000 years old .

  • Coffee Cat
    Coffee Cat Month ago

    What a neat story! Very well done.

  • Reverend Saltine
    Reverend Saltine Month ago

    That was good. Original.

  • TheAirperri
    TheAirperri Month ago +1

    absolutely nothing special. ''masterpiece' of what??

  • Agil Wijaya
    Agil Wijaya Month ago +1

    soo, basically lufo is a space vandal?

  • nuclearcasserole
    nuclearcasserole Month ago +1

    seriously stupid.

  • Simon Says
    Simon Says Month ago

    probably the only (so far) realistic presentation of how everything came to be, since it really looks like a creative experiment. failed, but nevertheless.

  • Screw The Net
    Screw The Net Month ago +2

    By the Eldritch Chromotech Fleeshus Xristostironis of the 42 dimension...thats some good cg bu-oy! O>o

  • Peter Tremblay
    Peter Tremblay Month ago +1

    Visually stunning but story is ridiculous!

  • Patrick Turner
    Patrick Turner Month ago

    42....Sounds about right.

  • Sean Esterlund
    Sean Esterlund Month ago

    so what your telling me is that this is inside the factory of Magrathea.

  • Faskimy3344
    Faskimy3344 Month ago

    What is the music between 11:59 and 12:24 ? This might be one of the most amazing theme I've ever heard. So inspirational. And I can't find it anywhere! If anyone knows, please let me know!

  • Yarda Nee
    Yarda Nee Month ago

    Can someone explain the science at 6.00

  • Ethnic Empress
    Ethnic Empress Month ago +1

    "No one will ever see this out here anyway."