Our friends from LastPixel in Australia have contacted us during their documentary production for the National Geographic project Drain the Oceans - Gulf of Mexico. While LastPixel took care of all the water and CG environments, they challenged us with a massive meteor impact that wipes out almost all life on earth.

Within 6 weeks, the Stormborn team completed and delivered FX beauty renders for 5 large scale volumetric simulation shots, each shot containing multiple passes of complex FX simulation elements:
Shockwave, explosion core,  pyroclastic trails, hazy volumetric trails and debris geometry instanced to particle simulations.