Friday, 22 June 2018

Hello there,

I am a stop motion sculptor, model maker and animator.  From May to September 2017 I worked as a Puppet Department Junior and Additional Animator on Chuck Steel Night of the Trampires in South Wales.  In June of 2018 I underwent a three week internship at Aardman Animations where I worked on developing several short animated segments.  I am currently part of the way through the Stop Motion Animation and Puppetry Bachelors at Staffordshire University.

I have experience in puppet fabrication utilizing Tin Cure and Platinum Cure Silicone, Urethane Resins, Latex and Plaster.

Previous professional experience include; Miniature Sculpting, Acting and Children's Entertaining.

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Chuck Steel Premiere

I have returned from the week long Annecy Animation Festival in France.  Here I attended the world premiere of Chuck Steel - Night of the Trampires and finally saw the film I worked on last year.  Fantastic to see how it all came together!!

Friday, 8 June 2018

Aardman Internship

From June of 2018 I underwent an animation internship at Aardman Animations.  I worked under Lloyd Price and Grant Maisey, producing a series of short animated segments with a puppet fabricated by Aardman's in-house model makers.

During this period I also worked in collaboration with the Assistant Animators by producing replacement Plasticine mouths for feature characters.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Stuttgart Animation Festival - 48 Hour Challenge

Here is an animation completed by Giulia Marcolini and myself for the 48 hour "Crazy Horse" competition at the Stuttgart Animation Festival in Germany.  We arrived with two suitcases of equipment, puppets and sets and after two days of work and 3 hours of sleep, we submitted this film.  I produced the puppets, set and animation for the "horse with newspaper" segment of the film.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Chuck Steel Sculpting / Animating

Here is the trailer for the film that I worked on this year.  I have been busy sculpting heads, molding and animating with the skilled team down at the Animortal Studio in South Wales.  It is a privilege to have worked with a crew who are so respected in the field of stop motion and puppet making.

(None of the puppet/animation work in this teaser trailer is mine as I began work towards the end of production.  Once the film is released, I will post images detailing my involvement.)


An image of me at work in the puppet department at the Animortal Studio.

Friday, 1 December 2017

Western Stop-motion Film

Here is a small scale stop-motion film I produced during my 3rd semester at Staffordshire University. I produced all puppets, sets, props and animation for the film.  The puppets themselves stand 4 inches high from their feet to their head.