Tuesday 29th Sep 2015

The project that I was working on at Nexus Productions earlier this year has finally been released. No Vimeo link yet unfortunately but there’s so much in there it’s worth choosing 1080p on the YouTube link.

I led the animatic … Read More

Monday 28th Sep 2015

Nexus just posted a making of video for the Coke Buildings commercial.… Read More

Wednesday 28th May 2014

Very happy to be able to share this – it was an absolute joy to work on.

I was the CG / VFX Supervisor – starting out by blocking the animatic with the directors. I then worked with the model … Read More

Tuesday 22nd Apr 2014

After years of dragging VFX equipment around in various backpacks and suitcases I’ve invested in a Pelicase. It doesn’t matter how old you are, the box is still always the most enthralling aspect of any toy.

VFX kit 01

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Saturday 19th Apr 2014

Capturing HDR lighting spheres onset means being as quick and accurate as possible.

In the past I’ve used a shutter release cable and then adjusting the shutter speed by hand – which works ok – but you’re in danger of … Read More

Thursday 10th Apr 2014

Nodal Ninja mount

A recent project required a miniatures shoot. There were going to be CG elements integrated into the backgrounds and so I needed to capture lighting information.

The usual technique of using a Nodal Ninja mounted on a tripod wouldn’t work … Read More

Saturday 5th Apr 2014

Finished tracking markers

Happiness is borne of accepting your frailties. One of my weaknesses is an obsession with being prepared with the right tools for the job.

In this spirit I’ve been updating my VFX shoot kit with some new items – namely … Read More