The criteria for this interface meant that many controls had to be integrated into a 3D interface. I chose to 'hide' the controls under slide-back sections to give a minimalist effect. Help is given by the top question mark button.
In this detail, the video controls are exposed, and a sample screenshot is in the central screen. Each section has an "open" state, as well as off/on states for the buttons and controls.
Alpha channels were used to produce the 3D effect, with lighting effects and blurring. The actual interface is approximately 600 x 600 pixels (opened).
Bird in Glass