Lego Star Wars

This was my college senior thesis project at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Instead of spending time creating a story and characters, I wanted to focus on sharpening and showcasing my technical abilities.

All ships are actual Lego models shot in front of a green screen. Figures were stop-motion animated. The faces were animated separately and then applied to a blank Lego head.

The trench was created in Blender and was textured with actual photographs of Legos.

All visual effects and compositing (i.e. lasers, star-scape,engine blasts) were done in Adobe After Effects.

View it on my Vimeo page at