[Watch] M’sian Content Creator’s Visuals Makes Local Film Industry Look Like Amateurs, Netizens Say
Content creator Sofyank96’s short clip using CGI garnered tons of praise from netizens who say he should make a whole film instead.
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Making videos using CGI can be difficult at first but Twitter user @sofyank96 and his team made it look so easy.
His video edit, which showed a live-action sequence of the game Free Fire, went viral on Twitter.
He also wrote that the video shoot took 3 days but the editing took more than a month.
Projek paling susah dan juga seronok buat tahun ini ✨— sofyank96 (@sofyank96) November 23, 2021
Shooting : 3 days
Editing : 1 month and 15 days pic.twitter.com/XT9NU7yagQ
His hard work and passion definitely paid off because the netizens were full of praise for the quality content, and the effort put into filming and editing the whole video.
A netizen wrote to say @sofyank96 could be the next generation of CGI filmmakers but the local creative industry needs to buck up in terms of paying creatives properly.
Sofyank migt be the next generation of CGI makers for films, if he chooses.— Pedoq, what is this behavior? (@pedoqpop) November 24, 2021
However for him to be that, the creative industry needs to…you know. You can’t pay scraps for this much of work.
Another person chimed in to say that the video quality beats KRU Studios, the studio behind local films such as Cicakman.
ini level2 kalah kru studio hahhahaha. Kru punya filem cicakman tu kemain nmpk sgt dia punya low quality tu hahahahahah— A.Afiq (@jessgemuk) November 23, 2021
The next person asked why the CGI in this short clip looked way better than the CGI in local movies, while another netizen said the people in the local VFX industry must be shaking in their boots.
Why is this 1 mins video better than any CGI-ed local movies ever made?!!!!— Ikan Masin (@Christinope) November 23, 2021
menggigil la industri filem vfx sebelum sebelum ni takleh cari makan!— arizky (@thugtahulo) November 23, 2021
A few netizens said @sofyank96 should make a full-fledged CGI movie.
Better buat movie la pian. Power sangat🤤— Iddy (@syahidisahnon) November 23, 2021
You can be the first person buat filem 100% greenscreen in Malaysia and kick all the Malaysian’s movie producers assess 😅😅— This user is mentally exhausted! (@sarahnavids) November 24, 2021
Man I’m getting goosebumps, I can see the future of CGI in Malaysia movie through you. Great job Sofyank!— 🇵🇸 Bright After Rain (@EveFahh) November 23, 2021
It’s not the first time @sofyank96 has impressed Malaysian netizens with his video editing skills.
He once impressed Malaysians with this edit he did for Will Smith’s movie Gemini Man.
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Hopefully, his talent will be recognized and put to good use to help improve our local film industry.
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