Hey guys! Here is the url for the final music video that I collaborated with Juan can Rooyen and Sarah-Jane Heath on. It was also part of a larger project for my university to create two well crafted execution pieces, the other being the Mountain Man Experience game/app. My role was to determine best lighting … More Not Long To Go(Final Execution)
So as a second craft project I had to complete a music video for a song that I wrote called Not Long To Go. My main focus was on sound, lighting and placement of different shots as well as actually being in the video itself. Here is a bit of a video that shows that … More A Music Video
What’s up! So I’ve been admittedly scarce due to the workload lately but here is what’s been happening: I collaborated with Juan van Rooyen and Sarah Jane Heath to produce my first music video. I primarily focused on the sound, lighting and planning of shots as I myself had to be in the shots but here … More A music video
Last night I watched an inspiring movie in terms of animation. The movie is called The Secret of Kells and is an incredible combination of layering and 2D animation to create an unusually created movie. Check out the trailer o get an idea of what I’m talking about. Trailer Here I wouldn’t mind trying my … More The Secret of Kells
We received a rather interesting brief where we had to create a story, storyboard it, script it, make a photo montage and add our own recorded sounds to it. Naturally with my love for animation I decided to tackle the most difficult thing I could, stop frame animation. With basically no knowledge of stop frame … More The Escape-Stop Frame
My Film Noir Shoot… A big thank you to all those involved in posing for my lighting experimentation!
Just Some Notes on Film Noir… Film Noir was a term coined by French film critics that noticed how dark downbeat and black the looks and themes were. Contrary to belief, film noir is not a genre but rather a mood, style, point of view and tone to a film. Film noir were melancholy, alienation, … More A Bit of Film Noir…
Lesson 1: Storyboarding is an important part in establishing any film, video, animation or even games. The idea is to portray the key points that feature in the film in a way that tells the story in all of its detail. This includes the different filming angles and techniques to be used, a short written … More Storyboards and Film