Independence Day: Resurgence, Destruction of Rhea

Here are some of my concepts for the movie Independence Day: Resurgence, prepared during the different stages of the movie creation.

While Rhea is ripped from its orbit into the space conduit, the gravity alteration tears apart its icy surface.

In this deleted sequence, as soon as the Saturn's wormhole manifests, the soldiers and scientist stationed on the moon Rhea try desperately to evacuate the space base while the moon is being destroyed...

In this deleted sequence, as soon as the Saturn's wormhole manifests, the soldiers and scientist stationed on the moon Rhea try desperately to evacuate the space base while the moon is being destroyed...

... but the sheer size of the cosmological event makes their escape impossible. While Rhea is ripped from its orbit into the space conduit, the gravity alteration tears apart its icy surface.

... but the sheer size of the cosmological event makes their escape impossible. While Rhea is ripped from its orbit into the space conduit, the gravity alteration tears apart its icy surface.

Reverse shot

Reverse shot

Storyboards panel were required for the shooting of the live action shots of the sequence of Rhea destruction. 
I had the possibility to explore a more graphical "inked" style than my previous storyboards.
Sequence storyboard: Part 1 of 5

Storyboards panel were required for the shooting of the live action shots of the sequence of Rhea destruction.
I had the possibility to explore a more graphical "inked" style than my previous storyboards.
Sequence storyboard: Part 1 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 2 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 2 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 3 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 3 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 4 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 4 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 5 of 5

Sequence storyboard: Part 5 of 5

Unlike the human base on the Earth's moon, the space base on Rhea was not completed yet. I was tasked with taking the design from the earth´s moon base and deconstruct it at different stages.

Unlike the human base on the Earth's moon, the space base on Rhea was not completed yet. I was tasked with taking the design from the earth´s moon base and deconstruct it at different stages.

The opening of the wormhole on Saturn. Tendrils of dark matter create the connective tissue between our galaxy and the blue lit one from which the aliens come from.

The opening of the wormhole on Saturn. Tendrils of dark matter create the connective tissue between our galaxy and the blue lit one from which the aliens come from.

Wormhole, phase 0 : space start to boil and convulse  similarly to the ripple of a water surface before it breaks (just imagine it in 4 dimension instead than 3). We start glimpsing parts of the other side (bathed in a bright blue light).

Wormhole, phase 0 : space start to boil and convulse similarly to the ripple of a water surface before it breaks (just imagine it in 4 dimension instead than 3). We start glimpsing parts of the other side (bathed in a bright blue light).

Wormhole, phase 0, dimensional ripple.

Wormhole, phase 0, dimensional ripple.

Wormhole, phase 1
Collaboration with concept artist Luis Guggenberger.

Wormhole, phase 1
Collaboration with concept artist Luis Guggenberger.

Wormhole, phase 2.
Collaboration with concept artist  Luis Guggenberger.

Wormhole, phase 2.
Collaboration with concept artist Luis Guggenberger.

Wormhole, phase 3.
Collaboration with concept artist Luis Guggenberger.

Wormhole, phase 3.
Collaboration with concept artist Luis Guggenberger.