Desolation of Smaug Behind The Scenes
A Snippet from the Extended Edition of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Bonus Features where we are explaining the process of interpreting Benedict Cumberbatch's performance onto the digital puppet we use in animation.
Animators In Action
An on-line video we put together showing the process we often go through to create motion for an elaborate sequence. Acquiring Motion Capture is only one of many ways of creating motion. Certainly one of the more fun ones, though.
Animation College Interview
A fellow animator and I were interviewed for an animation college, where we were given the opportunity to explain more in detail many of the aspects of what we do day to day at Weta Animation
Annie Award for Gollum
In Feb of 2014 I was honoured with an award for my character animation work developing Gollum for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. I attended the awards show in LA, and was privileged enough to be able to speak and thank the many people who helped create the character.