HBO - Life According To Sam

Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine and the StarBeast VFX team help audiences understand the complexities of Progeria by visualizing the disease in an artistic and engaging way for this Oscar-nominated, award-winning short documentary.

Using stylistic, custom vfx, we created a mesmerizing short film meant to engage and educate audiences. Here’s how we helped Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine bring their vision to life!

Defining Progeria
Defining Progeria

CLIENT VISION - Take what could be described as dry and complex material and make it engaging through beautiful visuals. -Create visuals that feel as though they are emerging from strands of DNA - Mix the DNA imagery with data visualization to convey the process of Progeria on a cellular level and how it causes a significant chain reaction

  • We helped visualize a complex disease in an engaging and visually interesting manner.
  • We helped bring awareness to the condition of Progeria as well as share in Sam's amazing life perspective.
  • We applied our skills to contribute to a documentary in a way that had not been done before