Tag Archives: video

Photobook Animation

I was recently asked to take some scans of an old storybook’s illustrations and bring them to life with subtle animation. The stories come from folk tales of an indigenous Canadian people called the Kayas. Continue reading Photobook Animation


 

Dark Force – music video

Rotoscoping and character animation for satirical music video

Here are some snippets from an animated music video I created for a satirical website in back in 2016 – featuring a certain US president (at the time he was just a candidate). Continue reading Dark Force – music video

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!

Better compositing of evenly lit footage

So you’ve been given some green screen footage to composite on another plate, but the lighting’s all wrong? Read on…


 

There’s a wealth of information out there on how to composite footage and colour-correct it to look like one plate. But there’s not much info out there on what to do about a mismatch in overall lighting direction/diffusivity. Continue reading Better compositing of evenly lit footage

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

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:

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