Filmworks Dubai

Sama Lotus - New City 2040

An epic architectural vision of Sama Lotus, a new city in Vietnam. 6 minutes and 10 sec long, co-directed Rob van den Bragt and Russell Tickner and produced by The Mill, London. The film, made around 2006/2007, set the benchmark for all grand architectural visualization projects, due to it’s scale, high-end visual effects and dramatic staging.

Client: Allan Gray
Head Of Advertising: Zwelethu Nkosi
Agency: King James II
Creative Founding Partner: Rob McLennan
Founding Partner: Graeme Jenner
Creative Director: Michael Wilson
Strategy Partner: Lesego Kotane
Account Director: Muriel Gouws
Business Unit Director: Sheri Goldberg
Agency TV Producer: Wendy Botha
Production Company: Plank Films
Director: Peter Pohorsky
Composer: Adam Howard

Producer: Ben Kaufman
DoP: John Christian Rosenlund
1st Assistant Director: Nick Lorentz
VFX Supervisor: Rob van den Bragt
Production Designer: Riccardo Pugliese
Art Director: Lisa Mackay
Wardrobe Stylist: Izolina De Vasconcelos
Production Manager: Seamus Bax
Production Coordinator: Liezl Willemse
Key Grip: Thomas Wahl
Gaffer: Bruce Thomas
Sound: Tony Honeybun

Prosthetics: Jaco Snyman and Mathew Howard-Tripp
Hair: Ayten Morgenstern and Barry Du Bruin
Make Up: Debra Nicol
Editor: Ricky Boyd (Deliverance Post)
Colourist: Craig Simonetti (Pudding)
VFX & Post Production: Chocolate Tribe
Creative Director / Producer: Rob van den Bragt
Lead Technical Director: Tiaan Franken
3D Artist: Jay Sheldon
Compositor: Johan Scheepers
Production Assistant: Bianca Thusi
Music Company: Howard Audio
Composer: Adam Howard
Sound: Sterling Sound
Sound Designer: Lorens Persson
Legal and Business Affairs Manager: Nosipho Maketo-van den Bragt