DazPix was asked by BAFTA winning Director Ben Chanan to create some VFX shots for the Channel 4 docu drama – BLACKOUT.

The shot featured here involved some heavy motion tracking, layering and compositing using after effects.

Blackout is a meticulously researched drama exploring the effects of a devastating cyber-attack on Britain’s national electricity grid.

When Britain suffers a catastrophic nationwide power failure, members of the public record what they can on cameras and phones.  As the country descends into anarchy, a cast of ordinary characters struggle to feed and protect themselves and their families. This is the story of Britain’s week without electricity, told by those kept filming to the end.

Client: RAW TV / Channel 4

Below is a Before & After of one of the VFX shots, the big gas plant explosion

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