Category Archives: VFX

Posts about Visual Effects work I’ve done

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 on this fun little music video. The brief was to take some green screen footage of the band’s lead members and find a treatment that works with the ethos and feel of the song. Since there was not a lot of source footage, I settled on blending the action with various archive reel footage, somewhat like 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