Benjamin Dongus was born in 1984. Dongus attended school from 1991 to 2005, then studied a semester of process engineering from 2006 to 2010. He has studied audiovisual media at Stuttgart Media University. He has studied electronic media master, and has taken part in several film projects. In 2008, he interned at Badlands Film GmbH & Co Kg, and participated in the realization of the feature film, This is Love. During the creation of Fortune Faded, Dongus contributed through modelling, texturing, lighting, and rendering, among others.
Fortune Faded describes a journey, through suspended moments. The journey illustrates a story of a fateful concatenation, that ends in fire and ashes.
This was the first film project, by students of the Stuttgart Media University. The goal was to create an outstanding visual motion picture, combined with an intense emotional core. The team intended to tell a story in a unique way, not usually seen. The team was inspired by Adam Bergs' 'freeze technique', which became a perfect match for the twisted and fatalistic story.
Editing, Visual Effects, Retiming, Sounddesign, Cleanups, Compositing, Design.
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, After Effects CS4, After Effects CS5, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Photoshop CC
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