Guignolfest 2018

October was a busy month this year ! I decided to participate again in Portland's Guignolfest which is our 72 hour horror festival in which teams form and rush through a 72 hour production frenzy to create and complete a short film of 6:66 minutes length. In the past, I have made intro films to celebrate the festival with weird, often psychotic, shorts. If you look in my previous film section, you will find a few years of Guignolfest shorts which I always love doing. This being the tenth year of Guignolfest, I have decided to make another quick one. So: Below are the two videos, the one int...
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RUBY

I'm working on a short, creepy creeper called 'Ruby' right now that will be all animation and motion capture, or as I like to call it: Puppets and magic!  I'll be posting more about this as it develops but for now  here are a few preliminary images   Ruby Promo Glossies: Body Capture demonstration: Face Capture demonstration :     Several mock-ups mocked up:   I also got to discuss mischievous faeries with Brian Froud, Wendy Froud, and Toby Froud at the Fernie Brae Gallery and I was quite giddy. With Ruby, I'm trying to connect...
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Sci-fi Testing Part 1.

We're slowly working on creating a sci-fi epic.   Haven't quite started, still working on how exactly to animate.  Things are going well, though. This piece will be inspired by a style we like to call, "Slow Sci-Fi" like Blade Runner, 2001, Black Hole, Star Trek I, etc.   It will also be psychedelic like Logan's Run and Fantastic Planet and will celebrate space drama with unusual physics and biology.  These are just visual tests that we are working on.  Cary Porter is responsible for most of the modeling and I'm working on the choreography.  The top photo is the enhanced Osprey over an expe...
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