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The Money Pouch

I recently started consulting for TheMoneyPouch, an automated algorithmic trading “RoboAdvisor” for investors who don’t want to stare at candlestick charts all day. I’m helping with their branding, network security and also working on their app. It’s great to be part of the team on such a cutting edge product. Go and have a look!


 

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

Stars – music video

Here’s a music promo I created using some special rotoscoping tricks.

The client wanted some kind of painterly effect. So, after doing a few tests, we settled on a style and started treating the footage. The first step was to chroma key all the shots, since I was planning to composite some together, later adding particle effects in front or 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.