RECENT PROJECTS

October 2011
LITTLE RIPPER


The above movie presents a short excerpt from Little Ripper, a 5 minute animation about pigeon racing.

Directed by Celeste Potter for XYZ studios, Little Ripper forms part of the feature length documentary Fast, Feathered and Fearless by Streamline Media.
My involvement in the project included all modelling, texturing, 3D animation and compositing
celeste potter design
Above is the intitial character sketch by Celeste Potter. Click on the image to visit her website..

Below are two stills from the 3D animation.
Grandfather and Alex Grandfather and Alex

 

 

August 2011
THE SLAP title sequence
Based on the bestselling book by Christos Tsiolkas, The Slap is an eight-part drama series produced for the ABC.

Grandfather and Alex
My involvement on this project included animation production, direction, and some initial simulation tests for the CG plate. The expertise of Houdini wizard, Pawel Grochola, was essential for the successful completion of this project. The title sequence itself was designed and produced by Plus Films .

 

 

September 2011
HONDA - BLUE SKIES
Directed by Eran Hilleli For XYZ Studios
My involvement on this project included shading, texturing, and some modelling and previz animation.

Erans design
Above is the intitial design sketch by Eran Hilleli. Click on the image to visit his website.

Below are stills from a 3D test animation.

Civic3D

Jazz
Mountains Click on one of the pictures above for a link to the full TVC on the XYZ website

 

 

August 2011
FOUNTAIN SAUCES - THE BIG SQUEEZE
Directed by Steve Watkins For XYZ Studios
As "3D Lead", my involvement on this project included lighting, shading, and rendering, as well some rigging, modelling, and animating.

saltAndPepper
saltAndPepper
Click on one of the pictures above for a link to the full TVC on the XYZ website

 

 

December 2008
STORIES OF THE SEA
Commissioned by David Lancashire Design on behalf of Zoo’s Victoria, Stories of the Sea is a 5 minute animation depicting krill, barracouta, dolphins, seals, Australian salmon, and blue whales. The animation is projected as a 25 metre long, 3 metre high image in the new section of the Melbourne Zoo called The Deep.

At 4096 x 768 pixels, Stories of the Sea is difficult to show on a computer screen. The movie above shows a montage containing sections of the original animation. To see the full animation, visit the David Lancashire Desgn website.

bluewhale Project Development - This is one of the initial visual style images created in late 2008 using Adobe Photoshop.

bluewhaleThis photo shows the animation in situ; projected onto a 25m long screen.