Category Archives: VFX

Posts about Visual Effects work I’ve done

Logo Removal

A short sample from a much longer piece of work I did, removing a logo from some interview footage. I removed the logo from the interviewee’s tshirt and from one of the computer screens in the background. Continue reading Logo Removal

Screen replacement

A couple of examples of ‘screen replacement’ VFX work I’ve done: Continue reading Screen replacement

Yahoo login adverts

I was recently asked to create some fullscreen video ads for Yahoo’s login page. The constraints were: dimensions of 1440×1024 but less than 500k file size, must loop seamlessly and no HTML5 blend-mode effects or plugins allowed – otherwise an overlay of the steam blended onto a canvas layer would have yielded an even smaller file size. Unfortunately, at the time of writing, Microsoft’s Edge browser did not fully support blend-modes – hurry up Microsoft! I managed to create a few videos, such as the one below, all within these constraints, using After Effects and the amazing WEBM format:

Everybody Deserves – music video

I recently worked with the guys at Imotion Media to create this fun little music video. The brief was to take some green screen footage of the band’s lead members and find a treatment/narrative that works with the ethos and feel of the song. I settled on blending the footage with a lot of archive material, as if we’re channel flipping a TV. Continue reading Everybody Deserves – music video

The Trump Effect

I was recently asked to do some VFX to turn Donald Trump bald for magician Noel Qualter’s close-up iPad magic routine – I jumped at the chance 🙂 Continue reading The Trump Effect

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

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