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Gecko created several effects shots to illustrate the pioneering work of Sonam Wangchuk and how Ice Stupas are formed as an ingenious way to store water in high altitude regions of the world.
The VFX elements were created using particle systems to accurately simulate the ice buildup and formation of the stupa.
Directed, filmed by Eddie Frost
VFX and Animation by Jonathan Lax
Edited by Ben Millner
Produced by Simon Richardson
'Ice Towers in the Desert' - A Proudfoot TV production for Rolex