Micro Killers is a National Geographic docu-drama series about killer diseases. The series features digital effects sequences showing various killer diseases at work. These included such unpleasantries as Ebola, AIDS and Sars – and superflus, such as that now seen in the CORVID-19 Corona virus pandemic.
Olaus Roe designed and produced CGI animation sequences that showed the diseases at a microscopic level.
Sequences were produced in Maya and Shake and also included the filming of many real materials.
Several sequences were created using a combination of prop models and 3D compositing.
The production took around 6 months with a dedicated team of 4 to 5 people working on the shots.