Recent Projects & News
I have just completed work as Colourist on the powerful new short film ‘Natalie’ directed by Mikey Murray and starring a very talented cast including: BAFTA award winning Actress Kate Dickie, Robin Laing, Sean Scanlan, Stephen McCole, Anne Downie and Rosie MacPherson....read more
A discussion-based breakdown of the Colour Process applied the short film ‘The Last Viking’read more
Over the last month or so, I have had the pleasure to work on the Epic new film by Director and award winning filmmaker Philip Stevens and Writer/Novelist Giles Kristian.read more
Have spent another hour testing the Hard Surface workflow in Blender using Hard Ops add on. Here is the updated model.read more
In order to practice the new Blender add-ons – HardOps and Box Cutter – I set myself another speed, modelling challenge.read more
I gave myself a strict 1 hour timeslot to improvise a hard surface object in Blender 3D. Here are the resultsread more
Education & Training
You will find a growing database of Video Tutorials and Guides contained within this site. They cover varying subjects that fall within the wider banner of Digital Film Making and Design. You can filter the guides based on a particular speciality or you can simply browse. Like many practices, there are various ways to approach any one task. I do not claim to have all the answers; my aim is simply to share what has and does work for me. I hope you find them useful.
Here is a longer guide covering the some advanced After Effects techniques of not only adding a sky replacement to a piece of video, based on Luminance, but also covers 2D Motion Tracking, Rotoscoping and animation techniques to create realistic parallax movement in a still image of a sky.
A series of tutorials that show you how to take a piece of tracked footage and combine 3D Models, Textures and Physics Simulations to it to create a high concept VFX shot.