Just for fun, i'm trying to recreate a scene from the (nice) movie Cherry 2000. Here's a link to the clip.
I like the aesthetic, but I can't figure out how they did setup their scene; and that's what I would like to understand. Would it be possible to recreate something similar with Blender ?
There is a woman, a red spot, and... a metallic curtain ? Is this a metallic curtain for the shadows to be distorted like this ?
- How did they do to have the shadow so sharpened ?
- Where is placed the lady compared to the camera ? And is she behind the curtain ? Then it couldn't be a metallic curtain ?
- How did they lighten the scene ? The more "metallic" my curtain is, the more narrow the light "slice" I get.
Well, i'm sure I could learn more things about materials and lighting by understanding this.
Your input is welcome! I have nothing convincing yet but I can share my actual file so you can play with the curtain : the file is here.
And here's a test with Suzanne between the camera and the curtain - but that's cheating; I did hide the object from cycles so i get only its shadow (Ray Visibility)