I Need You is a 4-minute 3D-animation thesis film. This 3D animation film premiered on May 12, 2017 in the School of Film and Animation’s End-of-Semester screenings program at Rochester Institute of Technology.
This story is about a grown son who returns to his father’s house to help his father find the source of a mysterious ghost-like, screeching sound inside the house. However, the son is really confronted with his relationship with his father.
I Need You is a 3D Virtual Reality animation that combines traditional 2D, 3D software and game engine to create a new-tech 3D animation film. The software include Photoshop, Maya, Zbrush, Substance Designer and Painter, Unreal 4 game engine, 3D coat, Marvelous designer, After Effects and Adobe Audition.
Imaging Arts (MFA)
Department, Program, or Center
School of Film and Animation (CIAS)
Shen, Hao, "I Need You" (2018). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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