This is a short piece of raw video from "Grandpa" followed by some production shots. This project is currently in post. More detailed information on the pre-production and puppet/prop construction can be viewed under my Works In Progress listing. If you are interested in the story, the animatic/story reel can be viewed under "Animatics and Storyboards" in my Portfolio.
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Selected and screened at The Roseville Animation Festival (2012) and the Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival (2012)! This is a short animation made by myself and two other students at DePaul University. We were going for a "paper cutout" look for the style, but it was actually made in Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects and edited in Premiere. Our team was so small, we all had a hand in pretty much everything at one point or another, but we gave ourselves a little credit for the main tasks. Hope you enjoy it!
In The Park
I entirely created this stop-motion short from pre-production through finish. I created all models and miniatures, animation, ect.
3D Dynamics Experiments
This is a very short, loose collection of things done in Maya 3D Dynamics. The character model and animation in the first clothing shot were provided by The Spine and is courtesy of the NFBC. The basic truck, island and head model in the hair shot were obtained from TurboSquid.
Character Puppet Fabrication at Stoopid Buddy
I spent my summer studying both stop motion animation and character fabrication with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios in Burbank, CA!
"Grandpa" Stop-motion Short: Pre-production
This is some of the pre-production/development work I did on "Grandpa", my most recent short stop-motion work in progress.
More Stop-Motion and 2D Animation Tests
A grouping of my better miscellaneous non-CG animation work.
Stoopid Buddy Animations
This is a collection of the stop-motion animations I did while learning from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.
"Narwhal Love" 2D Short
This is a short that was hand drawn by me in Flash. It will receive more refinement and eventually color work, but I like the “sketchiness” of it. No audio.
Robot Chicken CG Hallway
This is a quick breakdown of a shot from the Robot Chicken Season 9 finale episode that I worked on. I did all the comp work, created the CG hallway in Blender and the parody 2D drawings in Photoshop (available on my 2D Work page) as well. No audio on this.
VFX Samples Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
A selection of some of the best work I did for Stoopid Buddy Stoodios on their VFX team for their various stop-motion and puppet shows and spots. Breakdown below. More un-aired samples are available upon request.