VFX Experience

The Hyde Project “A Case of Fours” (animated music video).

  • Concept , development and research.
  • Character design and animation with motion capture (Daz Studio)
  • 3D environment design and creation, camera and light rigging (Photoshop, After Effects, Vue).
  • Compositing, camera matching, VFX and grading (After Effects), Editing (Premiere).

 

Death Ingloria “Silent Running Engaged” (animated lyric video).

  • Concept, development.
  • 3D environment creation from existing paintings, camera and light rigging (Photoshop, After Effects).
  • Compositing, VFX and grading (After Effects).

Black Rose Entertainment. (Promotional videos).

  • Concept, development.
  • Set up lighting, operated camera/Steadicam, direction.
  • Composed music.
  • VFX and grading (After Effects), Editing (Premiere)

 

Khaidian “Dramatic Professions of Martyrdom” (360-degree music video).  (best viewed with VR goggles).

  • Concept, development and research.
  • Custom camera mount fabrication. Motion capture with Kinect camera and RGBD Toolkit. Scene setup and direction. Creation of OBJ sequences.
  • Environment and figure design and creation (Cinema 4D, Transform, Signal, Vray, Octane)
  • 360-degree scene setup and rendering (Octane), liaising with render farm.
  • Compositing, VFX and grading (After Effects, Mettle Skybox, Trapcode Mir and Form, Plexus), Editing (Premiere).
  • 4K video final equirectangular output ready for YouTube and mobile devices.

 

Khaidian “Evasion” (animated music video).

  • Concept , development and research, photography.
  • Character design and animation with motion capture (Daz Studio)
  • 3D environment design and creation, camera and light rigging (Photoshop, After Effects, Newton, Vue).
  • Practical effects (cloud tank).
  • Compositing, camera matching, VFX and grading (After Effects), Editing (Premiere).

 

Ladybird Books “The Tell-Tale Heart” (Animation)

  • Commission from Ladybird Books to bring their classic children’s series to a more mature audience. Displayed at London Design Week.
  • Concept, research, development. Adaptation of Edgar Alan Poe’s story.
  • Narration and music.
  • 5D animation using the Ladybird archive (Photoshop, After Effects).
  • Shown during London Design Week 2015.

 

Khaidian “Pearls Before Swine” (music video).

  • Concept, development.
  • Set up lighting, operated camera, direction.
  • VFX and grading (After Effects), Editing (Premiere)

 

Khaidian “Sense of the Spherical” (music video).

  • Concept, development and research.
  • Macro filming, practical effects.
  • VFX and grading (After Effects), Editing (Premiere)

 

Khaidian “Thrive” (music video).

  • Concept, narrative, development, storyboarding and photography.
  • Green screen setup, lighting setup, camera operation and direction.
  • Compositing, keying, VFX and grading (After Effects), Editing (Premiere).

 

Khaidian “Dominion” (music video).

  • Concept, narrative, development, storyboarding and sourcing talent.
  • Green screen setup, lighting setup, camera operation, direction, and practical effects (cloud tank and makeup).
  • Camera matching (Boujou), environment design, creation and animation (Vue).
  • Compositing, keying, VFX and grading (After Effects), Editing (Premiere).

 

“Landslides” (interactive installation)  (proof of concept)

  • Using motion and gesture control, participants are able to manipulate both visuals and audio, in real time, so as to create a ‘remix’ video of a song.
  • Concept, development.
  • Generative music and video.
  • Created using Leap Motion, Ableton Live, Resolume Arena and After Effects.

 

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