Watch Utopia, an animated short film that takes you on a trip through an imaginary mausoleum in Chandigarh, Le Corbusier’s modernist city in Northern India. 

Directed and published by Optical Arts, Utopia is a journey through an imaginary mausoleum in Chandigarh, Le Corbusier’s modernist city in Northern India. Based on a cross-section view—this perspective is used exclusively to follow the characters’ enigmatic journey as they navigate the complex concrete structure looking for the tomb at its core. As they navigate the structure, viewers can see and hear glimpses of the changing environment as the building reveals itself.

Utopia, an animated short film by studio Optical Arts using a cross-section view.

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Full credits:

Creative Direction & Production: Optical Arts
Art Direction & Design: Fabrice Le Nezet
Architect: Gabriel Hill at Waugh Thistleton Architects
Audio: Sonjay Prabhakar
3D Team: Valentine Arles, Luke Howell, Ollie Harris
Animation: Pascale Bories
Style Frames: Liam Waters

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