Virtually every polygon of the paper village is animated. The paper shader used in the video (enhanced version): https://sellfy.com/p/pwZb/
The Houdini unfolding effect used as a base for the paper village was found here: https://goo.gl/PbEJeF It was created by Elisha Hung, thank you kindly. Give the man some love: https://vimeo.com/elishahung Special thanks for Sound Design to Otic Audio: https://www.oticaudio.com Special thanks to Patrick Frigg for letting me utilize his 17GPUs Rig to render half of the shots in conjunction with my Render-Units. We've learned how to optimize that kind of scene for render units with more than 12GPUs on board like Patricks. 30GPUs in total for the project, a couple of days of rendering.