Check out this surreal 4-minute short film titled Club Palace. It may look computer-generated, but everything you see was captured on camera using miniature sets, careful lighting, practical effects, and precise camera moves.
The film is a collaboration between creative director Camille Boyer, cinematographer Nik Mirus, and the Montreal-based creative agency Caravane.
“It looks like a computer animation student’s final-year project, but in reality it was all filmed using real-life miniatures and clever practical effects,” NOWNESS writes.
If you’d like to see how this fake-CGI was created, here’s a 3-minute behind-the-scenes video: