I've been working on a pitch with Angel Eye, (BBC Learning series), creating lots of hand drawn doodley artwork. I've also had the opportunity to contribute lots ideas-wise, which is always nice.
End result is a proposal for a show that I'd actually really, really like to work on...
So far we're through to the second commissioning round - so fingers crossed.
Here's a showreel that I edited for Ella Spira - who I reckon you should go and hire right now.
It was an interesting job - in that I had to put sound before picture - which is really quite a tough thing to do - but I managed it - and apparently Ella loves it - so I'm obviously v. chuffed.
The People Have Spoken
Somehow or other we seem to have
been elected as a member of the Apex Arts board. We hope we'll have time to contribute
lots - and hopefully get a tiny bit of arts funding oneself...
I recently spent a few months (Sept 2012 - April 2013) working as a designer/animator on the two time BAFTA
award winning computer game Bin Weevils.
include design of a much clicked-on new homepage and a re-skin of the infamous
"Weevil Changer". So far my stuff seems to have gone down well
with the kids, which is obviously very lovely to know!
NB. Lead designer Andrew Alder designed the buttons.
Season's Must Have Accessory(Christmas 2012)East End Backpassages is
now available in Joy, (Brick Lane branch) as well as...The
Tate Modern, The Whitechapel Gallery, The Brick Lane Bookshop, Rough
Trade Records (East) and Amazon!Viewmaster!I've
been a big fan of 3D for many, many years. A couple of years back I
started tinkering around with a digital 3D camera, taking snaps and
making anaglyph videos.There are lots of reasons that I
like 3D, and at some point I'm going to put aside some time to jot a
few down - but for now I just wanted to share this with you. Finally
I have the means to make my own Viewmaster reels! Oh happy
day.Here's the camera I'm borrowingThe
original VM reels were actually shot on medium format - but I've seen
what this camera can do (it uses 35mm slide film) and it aint half
Here's Paul Tivy about to kindly lend it to me.
First Site Gallery in Colchester seemed like the right sort of place
to hand over such a contraption!Film News
adventures of me & my wee short film continue.Click here
for the latest installmentAmused MooseAmused Moose sketch/impro course
with Elliot Tiney (Idiots of Ants)
I thought I'd go on a nice little
sketch writing/directing course.
Unfortunately for me I also
have to perform stuff too in front of an actual real-life audience at
the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. I wont be telling you when, but it's
soon - horribly soon.
Concrete Gym Mats
Oh well We haven't made the Bafta shortlist.
film was very much liked by the panel but unfortunately the jury had
to rule that it's just not a fiction film and so cannot go any
further in the process.
(There's no short documentary category
but there is a drama-doc loophole in the fiction one. As it was a
highly stylised treatment of a story I hoped it it might just make it
Happily George wasn't too disappointed
personally. He laughed and said he didn't mind me telling the powers
that be that the film is fictional - because he made it all up.
Best headline EVER / must've been a
very slow week day in Alveston / can't believe they printed my silly
joke about trying to enter it into a different category.
And because I'm told that this website
is supposed to be all about me showing off and not just me having a
good old laugh at myself - here's some links to some very nice
national press about the film - including a review in the Telegraph
Walk Tall Makes Bafta Longlist
for Best Short!
55th BFI Film Festival
With hope in our hearts and wings
on our heels - We've made the BAFTA longlist for best short!
huge Olympic-sized thank yous to everyone who helped make this
In January we find out made the final
The Matt Lucas Awards
just started work on a really fun job - a tiny bit of animation for
the title sequence designed and directed by Mal Hartley.
& Boot wins a Bafta!
Quiff & Boot won a Children's
Award for Primary Learning this week.
Cheers to The Bros
McLeod - who nominated the production team - so I sort of can claim
to have won a BAFTA - sort of- ish!
(I animated an episode on
my todd which you can watch here)
Walk Tall on
My photo of Lorraine's keyboard stand.
Walk Tall's first gig
post London Film Festival.
I'm so proud to be working alongside
Walk Tall is being screened at the 55th
BFI London Film Festival.
It's one of eight films in Film
London's "London Calling" programme:
selection of recent shorts from some of the capital's most exciting
new filmmakers, supported by Film London's production schemes".
thanks to everyone that made the film possible.
In have had the honour of writing alongside Alan Gilbey on a pilot for a
new kids' cartoon show, based on the popular game Mini Ninjas. To be
fair Alan did the lions share - I mostly just worked out the action
A cartoon show which Alan and I created
has been optioned by Millimages.