In addition to a DVD resolution version of the award-winning 3D CGI animated short film BlastOff!. The BlastOff! Special Edition DVD also includes behind the scenes content including production images, test animations, director & animator commentaries and actual LightWave 3D files of props & sets from the film.
BlastOff! was inspired by the real BlastOff! Space Shuttle Bed. The story behind the design and construction of the original BlastOff! Bed was featured on HGTV’s show Look What I Did! The BlastOff! Special Edition DVD also includes the BlastOff! Bed Construction Guide, which includes the actual construction plans that were used to build the original BlastOff! Bed.
- Behind the Scenes Commentaries, Videos, Images & More!
- LightWave 3D Props & Sets, Videos & Images
- Original Construction Plans for the Real BlastOff! Bed
- As Seen on HGTV’s Look What i Did!
- Film Festival Screenings & Awards
- DVD Specifications
Whether you are simply interested in seeing how BlastOff! was made or you would like to make your own 3D animation, the BlastOff! Special Edition DVD includes a DVD resolution version of the award-winning 3D animated short film, BlastOff!, three additional versions of BlastOff! with director & animator commentaries, high resolution image gallery, production videos and additional behind the scenes content on 3D character design, modeling, rigging, animating and morph mixing.
If your ready to make your own 3D CGI animated short films, the BlastOff! Special Edition DVD includes a collection of sets and props from the film as actual LightWave 3D files ready for use in your own films or simply to use as examples including the following.
- A fully lighted small table lamp with translucent shade.
- A large toy bucket with toy swords and a wiffle ball bat.
- A collection of pens, paper, mug and pad of paper.
- A kids coat rack with a few pirate hats tossed in.
- A wooden pirate toy chest with pirate hat.
- A transparent plastic wastebasket with crumpled paper trash.
- A set of various size picture & poster frames to show your artwork.
- A complete 3D room set with windows, curtains, doors, trim & a full spinning light rig.
- A complete 3D space set with Saturn, star globe, nebula & hypervoxel rocket exhaust.
Whether you are simply interested in seeing how the real BlastOff! Bed was built or you would like to build your own space shuttle bed for your young space cadet, the BlastOff! Special Edition DVD includes a PDF BlastOff! Bed Construction Guide which includes the actual BlastOff! Bed construction plans that were used to build the original BlastOff! Bed.
The BlastOff! bed is constructed out of 3/4″ plywood panels over a sturdy wood frame of 2×4 and 2×6 lumber supporting a standard metal twin mattress frame. The overall dimensions are approximately 7.5′ x 9′ though it could be made smaller to fit a smaller room. The plans are not available for download and are only available on the BlastOff! Special Edition DVD.
The BlastOff! Bed™ Construction Guide that is included on the DVD is in Adobe PDF format and requires Adobe Reader to view and print. The construction guide is on the DVD-ROM portion of the DVD, which is accessible when the DVD is inserted into a computer’s DVD-ROM drive. Mac users simply click on the the BlastOff! Bed Construction Guide.pdf file after inserting the DVD into your Mac. Windows users may need to quit the DVD player that Windows automatically starts when the DVD is inserted into a Windows PC, then use Windows Explorer (Not Internet Explorer) to locate and access the files in the DVD-ROM portion of the DVD.
We were thrilled to have the BlastOff! Space Shuttle Bed featured on HGTV’s Look What I Did!, Episode #HLWID-106. The episode originally aired on HGTV on the following dates.
- Sun, Dec 17, 06, 6:30 PM ET/PT
- Thu, Jan 11, 07, 6:00 PM ET/PT
- Thu, Jan 18, 07, 1:30 PM ET/PT
- Wed, Jan 24, 07, 1:30 PM ET/PT
- Wed, Feb 14, 07, 6:00 PM ET/PT
- Wed, Feb 21, 07, 1:30 PM ET/PT
- Wed, Mar 21, 07, 6:00 PM ET/PT
- Thu, Jun 21, 07, 6:00 PM ET/PT
- Wed, Oct 31, 07, 5:00 PM ET/PT
- Mon, Jun 16, 08, 8:00 AM ET/PT
- Mon, Aug 25, 08, 8:00 AM ET/PT
- Fri, Dec 26, 08, 8:00 AM ET/PT
- BlastOff! Film Runtime: 3 Minutes, not counting special edition bonus content.
- Format: NTSC SD Full Screen
- DVD-R Region 0
- DVD-ROM Contents Viewable on Mac or PC Requires a DVD-ROM Drive.
- DVD-ROM Videos require Apple QuickTime 7.
- DVD-ROM LightWave 3D files in LightWave 3D 9.0 Format.
- DVD-ROM BlastOff! Bed Construction Guide in Adobe PDF Format.