My motion graphics, animation, video and design reel.
My role: Story, Camera, Interviews, Editing, Motion Graphics, Producer. The Chicago West Community Music Center fosters positive relationships through music. By teaching creative expression, the westside’s youth is provided with a newfound sense of purpose.
My role: Art Director, Sr. Animator, Character Designer. Samples from my time as Art Director/Sr. Flash Animator at Ty, Inc., creator of Beanie Babies.
My role: Story, Design, Animation. Just in time for the holidays, the Give One, Get One campaign offered one solar-powered XO Laptop to a child in a developing nation, for every laptop purchased. The solution? “The Best Things in Life Come In Twos.”
The Chicago Zinefest at Columbia College celebrates indie publishing and DIY culture. Lots of zines, comics, workshops, films and good times to be had.
My independent short animated film. Nominated for Best ‘Short’ Short for kids ages 5-12 by the Kids First Int’l Film Festival. Screenings: LA County Museum of Art, Bing Theater, Los Angeles, CA; Kids Filmfest, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, NY; Wonder-Con, San Francisco Int’l Children’s Film Festival; Northampton Independent Film Festival, MA; San Diego Int’l Children’s Film …
Travel Destination Promo My role: Camera, Editor, Producer. What can you do in the Mayan Riviera in just 5 days? Quite a lot, actually. Equipment used: Kodak Vi8 pocket camcorder, After Effects.
As Art Director/Sr. Animator for Ty.com, one of my roles was to design and animate original character designs for an online virtual playground. Kids who owned Beanie Babies could register their pets online for access to games, challenges, quests and prizes.
Sports ident for the greatest football team in the world. Spec work. My role: Concept, Motion Design, Storyboard.
Used Car Commercial When it comes to selling a service or a product, presentation is everything. Using my Kodak Vi8 pocket camcorder, a tripod, and a little imagination, I put my spin on the “used car commercial”. My role: Director, Camera, Editor, Producer, Music Editing, Motion Graphics.
Educational Film An experimental film exploring where social media fits into the fabric of our lives and how it can impact ones life unexpectedly, if only for a brief moment. For educational purposes only. My role: Story, Motion Graphic Design, Editing.
My role: Story, Design, Animation. The forest is full of surprises. Even for a hungry elephant. This short excerpt sets in motion part of a children’s book I wrote and illustrated to make learning a foreign language fun.
My role: Concept, Design, Animation. A trailer I made to capture the essence of one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.
My role: Camera, Motion Graphic Design, Editing. A city where ‘racial harmony reigns supreme’, Singapore is a city unabashed about its food, faith and fun. And just when you think you’ve seen or done it all, there’s more around the corner.