Jasper has been released online, amazing work by former-ALA-masters-student-now-ALA-PhD-researcher Simon Rippingale.

Simon led a small crew of mostly ALA Masters graduates from last year, with help from VFX supervisor Mark Van Den Bergen, to create a beautiful short for the Air Force.

Despite its stop motion appearance there is an incredible amount of technology in this short, involving motion control robots, realtime rendering technology, AR for pre and post visualiation, and a few other tricks. Watch out of the making of…