About

Duncan is an award winning motion director and designer from Sydney, Australia. He is currently splitting his time between NYC and Sydney and is available for international and local projects. He creates content for Film,TV and online and also specializes in creating infographic and 'explainer'​ motion graphics for organizations and businesses.
28 03, 2015

March 28th, 2015|

Light Drive from Kim Pimmel on Vimeo.

Stop motion form and colour, using light painting techniques.

Lighting: Kim Pimmel
Sound: Tron Legacy trailers

I’ve been interested in taking my Light Study photo series and evolving them into motion pieces. I shot a lot of footage for a VJ gig for FITC San Francisco. So I edited together those stop motion sequences, mashed up some audio from the Tron Legacy trailers, and out came Light Drive.

The video is stop motion, so every frame is an individually shot photograph. Each photograph is a long exposure photo, with exposures reaching up to 20 seconds in some cases.

To control the lights, I used an Arduino controlled via bluetooth to drive a stepper motor. The stepper motor controls the movements of the lights remotely from Processing.

The light sources include cold cathode case lights, EL wire, lasers and more.

If you like this video, check out: vimeo.com/9630188

Twitter: twitter.com/kpimmel

Light Studies
flickr.com/photos/djspyhunter/sets/72157615077454920/

28 03, 2015

March 28th, 2015|

Jack and the Giant from Kim Pimmel on Vimeo.

A Love Like Pi – Jack and the Giant (Official video)

Music: alovelikepi.com
iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/album/jack-and-the-giant-e.p./id934422955
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/alovelikepi

“On the space that widens between you and your imagination as you grow old.”

Made with mostly simple household goods like food coloring, soap, water (and a few exotic things like Ferrofluid). I wanted to draw the viewer in with lush visuals and loose narrative, but then burst that suspension of disbelief with the recognizable bubble characters – compelling the viewer to ask themselves whether they still have their childlike wonder or not.

19 03, 2015

March 19th, 2015|

Video Tutorial: Making a 2D Image 3D in After Effects from PremiumBeat.com on Vimeo.

We’ll use the displacement map to give 2D pictures a 3D look in After Effects.

See the corresponding blog post here: bit.ly/1glrx7J

Need music for your video or motion design projects? Give us a listen:
premiumbeat.com

16 03, 2015

March 16th, 2015|

VR | Letters from the Virtual Reality Frontier – SXSW Title Sequence Finalist from Cascadium on Vimeo.

If you liked the title sequence, please consider supporting the project by donating to the Tip Jar, the green button attached below. We can only make the series happen with your help.

VR | Letters from the Virtual Reality is a first-person experimental documentary that takes an inside look at the dreams, memories, and waking-life thoughts of pioneering virtual reality developers.

An interactive story about people making interactive things.

If you have any thoughts or questions, or are interested in contributing your time and expertise instead of money, feel free to reach out at:
makeithappen@cascadium.tv

Thanks so much for taking the time to check out our work and hope to have more for you soon.
– c

13 03, 2015

March 13th, 2015|

Synthetic Emotions from Florian Renner on Vimeo.

A short 3D animated video for my upcoming website synthetic-emotions.com and a tribute to the science fiction movies of the 70th and 80th. Modeled and rendered in Cinema 4D. After Effects for post.

3D Animation and Sounddesign by
Florian Renner
synthetic-emotions.com

Music by DYNATRON
soundcloud.com/dynatronsynth
facebook.com/dynatronsynth

13 03, 2015

March 13th, 2015|

Retrowave from Florian Renner on Vimeo.

This is a short 80s style promo animation I created in Cinema 4d. I used the Turbulence FD plugin for the fog.

12 03, 2015

March 12th, 2015|

Chimie from Geoffrey GODET on Vimeo.

12 03, 2015

March 12th, 2015|

Motorola Surfboard Modems – Live to Share from Jeff Briant on Vimeo.

Earlier in 2014, Re:Made approached me to animate one of their designed pieces for Motorola’s new Surfboard modem. Tim Pachuau brought some crazy design chops to the table with some artboards that looked radness, so I dived head first. This project had a relatively quick turn around of only 3-4 working days, but it was a blast working with Re:Made and I got to meet some cool dudes in the process.

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Role: Animation
Software: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator

11 03, 2015

March 11th, 2015|

History 0619 Final from Duncan Elms on Vimeo.

6 03, 2015

March 6th, 2015|

Channel 4. The Bank Job. from Chris Dooley on Vimeo.

DIRECTED BY
Chris Dooley @ NATL

PRODUCTION & POST
NATL

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Jared Libistky

CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Chris Dooley

DESIGNERS
David Chun & Brian Won

3D ARTISTS
Vinh Chung

2D ARTISTS
Vinh Chung & Brumby Boylston

COMPOSITORS
Vinh Chung & Brumby Boylston

STORYBOARD/CONCEPT ARTIST
Hugh Keenan

LINE PRODUCER
Craig Houchin

UK PRODUCTION
Not To Scale

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Dan O’Rourke

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/LINE PRODUCER
Debbie Crosscup

CLIENT
Channel 4