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“Supernova”: Before and after special effects

27 February 2019 by

Recently, Within Temptation released their music video for the song “Supernova”, as featured on their seventh studio album “RESIST”. The video is recorded in full green screen area. The special effects on the music video were added to it later. The company VIP3RMedia, now shows us a peak behind the scenes.

Within Temptation music video Supernova Billboard
“Supernova”, music video by Within Temptation. Click to explore more.

VFX side by side

The Dutch company VIP3RMedia, run by Wesley Versteeg – who describes himself as Filmmaker and Freelance Cinematography/Aerials/VFX/Editior – uploaded a short video of the side by side, before and after the special effects.

Green screen videos

It’s not the first green screen video the Dutch rock band produced and released. It all started back in their 2003-released music video for “Ice Queen”. This video was the very first green screen released music video by Within Temptation.

After this video, more green screen released music videos followed, such as “Stand My Ground”, “The Howling”, “Whole World is Watching”, “And We Run” and “Raise Your Banner”.

Behind the Scenes "Raise Your Banner" Within Temptation music video
Green screen action for music video of “Raise Your Banner”. Click to explore more.

RESIST

On 01 February 2019, Within Temptation released their latest studio album, “RESIST”.

For this new studio album, Within Temptation signed a new album deal with the German based Vertigo Music, which is part of Universal Music. It will be their first release through this label. The reason why it took the Dutch rock band 5 years to return back with a new album is known already. Singer-songwriter Sharon den Adel faced a writers block and could not find any new inspiration to continue with Within Temptation. Next to this, her father got very sick and it was time for Sharon to take a break

After this, she returned to songwriting after a while. Her first solo project was born, “My Indigo“, with a first single late 2017, and her solo album early 2018. During her solo project, she finally found the mood and motivation again to write for Within Temptation. It took the band only a year to write, record and master this album. Fans already got a preview for this album, with the release of four singles and five out of ten tracks performed live during their RESIST Europe 2018 tour.

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