Sir Ridley said:
Looks great, really feels like a model (in a good way) but more modern without looking out of place.
If I may give some feedback I would like to share some thoughts on the look of the engines. First of all I think the motion blur on the lights looks a bit odd. The rear edge of the light trails is very sharp which makes it look like tubes of light coming out of the engines (especially noticeable at around 24 seconds into your clip). I also wonder if it would be possible to make the lights look a bit more organic, like rocket engines with fire coming from deep inside. Perhaps with a subtle lens flare like the Star Destroyer has.
And the background needs a bit of motion blur as it pans down.
Here’s an interesting look at how the Tantive IV engines in Rogue One were created:
There’s a good look at the depth of the engines, could that be shown somehow?
And the organic feel of the engines here looks nice, but is obviously difficult to reproduce.
Anyway, great work on your edit so far, I look forward to seeing more.
Hey Ridley, thanks for you feedback! I had some problem with the engines in Blender so I decided to do the lights in AE with a simple glow effect. I’ve read this article before and I really wanted to make it look more like in Rogue One, but honestly I don’t know how to make it so. I may try though, like I said - it’s still work in progress 😃