I Won!!!!

So stoked!!! Last week I did a picture for a comp on Cornucopia, the home of Vue content and users (not sure how they are affiliated to e-on software but they are in someway). The theme was “Beach and Seaside”, I seldom enter these comps, but was up for the …

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Complex Form

Lately I’ve been very occupied with my research project on digitising the complex form. You can read my paper which was written with some help from Brett Orams (section on procedural modelling in Max) and Nikolay Popov (on cellular automata) Download PDF here. Note that this paper is still in development …

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FilmCAD 2010

I teach a paper at Unitec officially called “LAND 7230 CAD Studio” however it’s more affectionately  known as Film CAD. I’ve been teaching this paper for over 10 years now! Students have 3 major hand-ins; a story board, draft video, and the final video. While doing the paper, students get …

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Autodesk 2010 Blockbuster Tour

Wow! Just came back from the Autodesk 2010 Blockbuster Tour which had Mohen Leo from ILM talking about Iron man 2, plus Nolan Murtha from Lightstorm Entertainment, and Shawn Dunn from Weta Digital who both worked on Avatar. Mohen Leo showed breakdowns of some shots from Ironman 2. What was esp. interesting …

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Sunset Studios Website

Well I’ve finally finished building the new website for the studio. Whew! Theres a forum on it so if your interested in the film/TV industry have a look. It’s been a lot of late nights trying to get everything to work, but I’m really stoked with how it turned out. …

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WebGL

Okay this ones a bit geeky. I was wondering what new web technologies are on the horizon so I did a bit of googling and found WebGL. I’d read about this a while back but now there’s lots more out there. This is 3D  for your web browser (think interactive …

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Added Photos.

Just posted some Photos I’ve taken over the last few years. Check them out by clicking the Photography button above. I’ll put some more 3D renderings up asap, internet at work was a bit slow today. Note that the banner image is something I did for a research project (it’s …

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Video test

This is really just to test if I can embed a video from Vimeo on this site. This particular 5sec vid is something I did in Vue as a test. I still need to complete the sting, it’s on my todo list. [Vimeo vimeo.com/3586532]

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