Visual Effects specialist - providing creative, technical and production expertise for features, commercials, broadcast drama and docu-drama, and corporate projects in the UK and overseas.
Extensive experience of working with clients from pre-production - devising visual effects, breakdowns and costing - through to delivery, including directing, on-set supervision, planning and problem solving, managing post-production schedules and co-ordinating teams in various locations.
Work with international and local crews and proven success in finding practical solutions to creative challenges at short notice on location. I have managed and mentored technical and creative teams.
On-set supervision and production on shoots in countries including: UK, India, Thailand, South Africa, Namibia, Malawi, Tunisia, Egypt, Ukraine, Malta, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Austria, Finland, Norway, Bulgaria, Hungary
Technical photography for photogrammetry, matte painting and CGI.
TV Drama includes: On-set VFX supervisor Consecration (Dir: Christopher Smith, in production); Worzel Gummidge, 2021 (BBC. Dir: Mackenzie Crook); The Confessions of Frannie Langton (in production, Dir: Andrea Harkin); The Last Kingdom, Series 5 (Dir: Jon East); The Peripheral (Dir: Vincenzo Natali/Alrick Riley); Avenue 5, Series 1 (Dir: various); Succession, Season 2 (Dir: Becky Martin/Kevin Bray); Living the Dream (TV series for Sky); Barbarians Rising (8 hours of TV for History Channel, Dir: Simon George/Declan O'Dwer/Maurice Sweeney).
Features include: VFX Supervisor and producer for This is the Nightmail. As VFX supervisor for Lipsync Post: on-set and post-production work including: Boogie Man – shoot and post supervision; Hurricane – shoot supervision; City of Lies post supervision; – post supervision; Rise of the Foot Soldier 3 – post supervision. Post-production VFX Supervisor: MindGamers (aka DXM), VFX producer/director: Thoda Pyaar, Thoda Magic. As Creative Director for Reliance Media (Mumbai) more than 20 features. On set supervision for other features including: The King's Speech (Dir. Tom Hooper); Ironclad (Dir. Jonathan English); Another Mother’s Son (Dir. Christopher Menaul); Fade to Black (Dir: Oliver Parker); Agent Crush (Dir. Sean Robinson); A Very Social Secretary (Dir. Jon Jones); In the Spider’s Web (Dir. Terry Winsor) – VFX production co-ordinator); Les Fils du Vent (aka Sons of the Wind, the Great Challenge) (Dir. Julien Seri)
Drone shoot supervision including Dogs: An Amazing Animal Family for Offspring Films and Barbarians Rising
Commercials include: Stella Artois, Amex, Aramco, Wren Kitchens, Toyota, Virgin Media, Dunelm, FIFA, LNER, H&M, Currys/Dixons, LiveScore, Camelot, LidL, Jigstack, Sofology, Just Eat, Rolls Royce, Next, Mattel, Castrol, AXA, KFC, Amazon, M&S, Sky Sports, Debenhams, Rimmel, Jd Sports, Ikea, Esso, Jo Malone, Crew 2, IZettle, Nike, Baileys, Lillets, LateRooms, Braun Handblender.
After completing an HND in Broadcast Engineering at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design I worked initially in TV broadcasting. I then worked in postproduction facilities in London, editing commercials, music promos, TV idents and title sequences before becoming a specialist in visual effects.
I was awarded an MA with distinction in Digital Documentary from Sussex University in 2014. Alongside my visual effects work I undertake commissions for documentaries, promotional films and photography, mainly for not-for-profit organisations.