Video and Animation

I have always had an interest in film and animation. I'm a huge Miyazaki fan and also a fan of Tim Burton's work. Initially, I found animation to be daunting, but with learning and much dreaming things came together.

Autumn Stone, "Payload" Music Video

This was my first animation. It was made as a music video for a band I played in called "Autumn Stone". It's a bit dark with a definite Tim Burton influence. I entered this animation in the "Handle The Jandal" independent music video awards, where (much to my happy surprise) it won the animation section.

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Don McGlashan, "Harbour Bridge" Music Video

After the "Payload" video, I was lucky enough to find myself directing an animated video for famous kiwi music legend "Don McGlashan". We had a small team working on filming and editing real footage. I then worked on the 3D modeling, texturing, animation and bringing it all together.

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Azure System Presentation

This was a presentation video for Azure's interactive photo system. It needed to be simple, fun, colourful, and fast moving. It was a very quick project, two insane weeks from concept to finish including an original soundtrack.

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Hukawai Museum, "Origins Of Life" Short Film

As part of the Heyday team I was involved in creating a 3D animated short film for the Hukawai Museum exhibition. The film portrays the Maori story of the "Origins of Life". It was a fairly complex production with large 3D scenes and CG characters.