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About Me

VFX Compositor, Senior Lecturer, Academic Course Designer
& Visual Effects Society (VES) member.

Senior Lecturer: 

I'm currently a Senior lecturer in Compositing at Bournemouth University. I lecture on the MA and BA courses.

I have also lectured and given Master Classes in VFX compositing at Middlesex University, University of West London, University of the Arts London and Chichester University.

A joy to pass on skills, techniques and theories to the next generation of talented artists.  Being able to draw upon my nearly three decades of being a commercial artist, working on moving and still images.

I have a 100% success with my graduates obtaining careers in creative industries.

 

ACADEMIC Course designer:

I was commissioned by The University for the Creative Arts to design, write and deliver to validation process, the BA (Hons) and MA Visual Effects courses.

VFX COMPOSITOR - Industry Experience:

I have a wealth of VFX experience, I have worked on thirty-seven Feature Films and eight high-end Television shows.  I have primarily worked for twelve years at DNEG as a VFX compositor on Feature Films, rising to the position of Lead 2D. 
During my time at DNEG I was part of the team the won two Oscars, BAFTA's and VES's for Christopher Nolans 'Inception' and 'Interstellar'.  I have also worked at Framestore and Men-from-Mars.

I have also worked as a studio supervisor for seven years at Electronic Solutions, part of the AMV BBDO group.

My primary role was a creative retoucher. Overseeing the day to day running of the studio and responsible for the reproduction of imagery created and delivered to various clients, advertising agencies and publishing houses UK wide and globally.

I am still available for short compositing projects.  Please do contact myself for availability.

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Awards
Christopher Nolans
Interstella and Inception

 

Academy Awards USA 2015

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Part of the team that worked on the Tesseract sequence at DNEG

BAFTA Awards 2015 

Best Special Visual Effects

Part of the team that worked on the Tesseract sequence at DNEG

 

Visual Effects Society Awards 2015

Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture

Part of the team that worked on the Tesseract sequence at DNEG

Academy Awards USA 2011

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Part of the team that worked on the Limbo sequence at DNEG

BAFTA Awards 2011 

Best Special Visual Effects

Part of the team that worked on the Limbo sequence at DNEG

 

Visual Effects Society Awards 2011

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture

Part of the team that worked on the Limbo sequence at DNEG

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