Category Archives: Work

3D reverse logo explode effect

I created this little video in After Effects. You can get this video using your logo or image right here.


 


 

Stars – music video

I worked with Imotion Media to create this animated music video.

They wanted some kind of rotoscope painting effect. So, after doing a few tests, we settled on a style and I started treating the footage. The first step was to chroma key all the shots, since I was planning to composite some together, then add particle effects in front and behind the various layers.

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Once everyone was happy with the edit, I dropped it to 10 frames per second to get a stop-motion look and processed each frame with a proprietary image processing algorithm, to get the painted effect (After Effects plugins weren’t quite doing it for me). The result is rather pretty I think.

HerdyLand – mobile game

Herd your flock to the clock!

HerdyLand (previously known as Herd’Em) is a mobile game where you control a small dog and herd animals in a race against time.


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HerdyLand – gameplay first look

Here’s a sneaky peeky at some early gameplay of my forthcoming mobile game, HerdyLand (previously known as Herd’em):

David Beckham Academy Games

Awarded: FWA winner, Adobe Site of the Day winner and IAB Creative Showcase runner-up.

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Sneaky tricks for developing on small devices: ‘Bitmap Folding’

One of the most problematic constraints when developing applications for resource constrained devices, such as mobile or Set Top Box is ‘video memory’.

You often will not have control over how much video memory is allocated to your application, or what the fallback behaviour is when your application uses too much. Continue reading Sneaky tricks for developing on small devices: ‘Bitmap Folding’

YouView – Smart TV UI

YouView is a Smart TV service in the UK, a spin-off of a BBC RnD project which runs on Set Top Boxes and certain Smart TVs. I worked on the core UI for years and thought I’d share some insights into best practices when building applications for such resource constrained devices.

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Lurpak Breakfast – Behind the screens

Winning two DMA awards back in 2009, I thought I’d give a quick insight into how the animation effects in this piece were achieved. Continue reading Lurpak Breakfast – Behind the screens