Atomic Pictures created nineteen 3D animation and visual effects shots for Pepsi’s new short film “Black Knight Decoded”.
Global short film with footage shot from outer space with the UrtheCast camera on the International Space Station.
“Black Knight Decoded” follows the journey of a father (David Oyelowo) and daughter (Layla Crawford) on their quest to decode the radio signals transmitted from the Black Knight satellite. With the help of their friend Ahna (Freida Pinto), they seek to unite the world in anticipation of the Black Knight’s (voiced by Usher) revelation on Earth.
Relying on support from communities around the world, the trio are in a race against time to decode the signals and respond before the government attempts to shut them down.
A Pepsi Production in association with Levity Entertainment Group the film includes footage shot from outer space using the UrtheCast camera mounted on the International Space Station
An award winning cast including David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Usher and thousands of fans from 11 countries around the world that were brought together to participate as part of the Pepsi Challenge.
Directed by: Jabbar Raisani
Producers: Norman Aladjem, John Bravakis, James Frey, John DeMarco
Written by: James Frey
Executive Producers: Brad Jakeman, Ellen Healy, Allison Polly