It’s rare for a vfx company to have an in-house project of this magnitude, but from my previous experience working with Alex Weil on One Rat Short I knew that the commitment from Charlex would be extraordinary.
I was lucky to work with many incredible artists and producers on this and other projects at Charlex. Working with the team there to bring this project to life in such a free-flowing, collaborative process was an incredibly rewarding experience.
An attempt to answer "so what did you do on Shapeshifter?"
The before element shows a precomp of the elements from CG. Any enhancements I brought to the project were built on an incredibly strong foundation of vivid art direction and amazing CG.
Of note, there were a handful of shots I did not composite -- those were composited by the very talented Blake Huber. I have marked those shots with a small green triangle in the bottom left.
Super Bowl LVCreative Director for AR graphics, 2021 (Silver Spoon Animation)
The GrammysVFX, 2020 (Ntropic)
TencentDesign + Execution, 2020 (Ntropic)
Reality via PerceptionPersonal Project, 2020
Sand Water FirePersonal Project, 2020
Lost In SpaceDesign + Execution, 2019 (The Resistance)
The SecretVFX, 2019 (The Resistance)
Justice LeagueDesign + Execution, 2017 (The Resistance)
US NavyDesign + Execution, 2017 (The Resistance)
Landscape PaintingPersonal Project, 2018
PeriscapeCreative Direction + Execution, 2017
Easy SkankingPersonal Project, 2015
CastrolVFX, 2014 (Suspect)
50th Anniversary of JamaicaDesign + Execution, 2012 (Water Works)
The Monkey KingDesign + Execution, 2013 (Global Star)
Rebirth of GaeaPersonal Project, 2012
Flowing MeditationPersonal Project, 2011
AvrilVFX + Compositing, 2009 (Suspect)
DodgeVFX + Compositing, 2008 (Charlex)
ToshibaDesign + Execution, 2007 (Charlex)
Verizon "It's The Network"Compositing, 2005 (Charlex)
One Rat ShortCompositing + UI, 2006 (Charlex)
Personal Projects1998 - 1999
Compositing1999 - 2003
Type2000 - 2001 (Spin)
Logos1998 - 1999 (Spin)
CG1996 - 1998
Personal Projects1996 - 1997