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Games developer and motion graphics specialist.

Showreel 2016

My newest showreel is here.

Only have 2 minutes? Here’s a quick rundown of some of my work, in handy showreel form:


 


 

Unity tips – avoiding collisions

Are you developing a Unity game and wondering how to make an object or group of objects NOT collide with certain other objects? Then read on…

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3D Photo Animation

I love bringing great still images to life, using subtle animation. I sometimes use 3D/2.5D movement, layer parallax, overlays, character motion or all effects combined. Here are some examples of still images that I’ve brought to life with various effects Continue reading 3D Photo Animation

Trumpageddon Go – AR app

I created this little Augmented Reality app for a satirical photo contest in the US – a parody of the Pokémon Go fad and a certain US presidential candidate. Continue reading Trumpageddon Go – AR app

Optimal scrolling for 2D games or UIs

I recently stumbled upon an old bit of code which demonstrates a technique I created for an efficient scrolling data grid on the YouView TV platform. I call it ‘Blit Scrolling’. Below is a demo of the concept – click on the window and use the arrow keys to scroll around (Flash required):
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Star Trek transporter effect

I was asked to recreate the Star Trek transporter effect, in order to make a guy disappear. They didn’t shoot anything on green screen, but a bit of rotoscoping and a whizzy particle system – we’re done! Continue reading Star Trek transporter effect

Focus On Trump – video

Rotoscoping, character animation and compositing for satirical comedy videos.

I was recently tasked with some rotoscoping and compositing work for a couple of satirical videos (to be released soon). Here’s a snippet of one of them. I rotoscoped Ariana Grande out of her Focus music video, replacing her with an animated Donald Trump character:

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Golf Night-Driving

An endless driving experience through LA.

Awards include: Pinnacle Bill Bernbach award, W3 Best in Show, CLIO Award.

I created the interactive video site for this campaign back in 2008, Night-Driving by Golf, for DDB London. It was shot in LA by Noam Murro. The voiceover is Under Milkwood by Dylan Thomas, narrated by Richard Burton; the music is by Cliff Martinez, which you may recognise from the Solaris soundtrack. Continue reading Golf Night-Driving