camBot learns to dance disco the hard way.


The Challenge

Storyboard and execute an original short 3D animation for the provided character. Rig the character, adding any additional functionality require for the animation.


The Solution

An entertaining animation where the character explores the environment and makes an unexpected discovery.



Everything was modeled fresh in Maya 2012. Lighting and glowing shaders were added for Disco effect and the disco light ball spins using an expression. Animation rendered out using Mental Ray. Sound effects compiled using Adobe Audition. This animation was completed in March 2012. An original music track was composed using MIDI software program LMMS with several VST instruments and set to the animation in October 2012.