Crazy Frog Creator, Erik Wernquist, Presents Epic Short Film About A Giant Rotating Space Station18th Oct 2023
In a captivating new space exploration film, “One Revolution Per Minute,” animator and filmmaker Erik Wernquist from Stockholm, Sweden, takes audiences on a mesmerizing journey through the solar system. Wernquist, renowned for creating the Crazy Frog meme in the late 2000s, has shifted his focus to space-oriented concepts, producing this visually stunning short film.
Welcome aboard the “SSPO Esperanta”
The film centres around the SSPO Esperanta, a space station designed with the comforts of a luxurious hotel or cruise ship. Viewers are treated to glimpses of its opulent interiors, featuring walls adorned with mirrors and a serene lounge area where wine glasses are elegantly arranged. Wernquist’s attention to detail immerses the audience in a world where reality blurs with graphic fiction, leaving viewers in awe.
“One Revolution Per Minute” showcases the beauty of various celestial objects, including Mars and Saturn, with unparalleled realism. The film’s exceptional visual effects create a seamless blend of real and imaginary worlds, leaving viewers questioning what is genuine and what is artifice.
Erik Wernquist’s latest creation not only captivates with its stunning visuals but also pays homage to the innovative spirit of space exploration. Through this short film, audiences are transported to the far reaches of our solar system, igniting a sense of wonder and inspiring a new generation of space enthusiasts.
Another gem from Erik Wernquist
This is not the first artwork of Wernquist about the future of space exploration. In 2014, Erik Wernquist created a short science fiction film “Wanderers”. Wernquist’s movie also explores a vision of humanity’s future expansion into the solar system. In this film, every setting showcased is a digital replica of real destinations within our Solar System, meticulously crafted from authentic photos and map data wherever accessible.
Enhancing the film’s allure is the resonant voice of renowned astronomer and author Carl Sagan. The audio featured in the film comprises excerpts from Sagan’s personal reading of his book ‘Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space’ (1994), adding a profound narrative depth to the visuals.