I am passionate about working collaboratively to create amazing creature performances. I believe in strong communication with artists and clients, and enjoy the challenge of finding creative and technical storytelling solutions.



Animation Experience

Pacific Rim 2: Uprising
Animation Director @ Double Negative
April 2017 - Present

The Solutrean
Animation Supervisor @ Double Negative
April 2016 - March 2017

Alvin & The Chipmunks 4
Animation Supervisor @ Weta Digital
March - November 2015

Maze Runner: Scorch Trials
Animation Supervisor @ Weta Digital
January - March 2015

The Colbert Report (Smaug)
Senior Animator @ Weta Digital
November 2014

The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies
Animation Supervisor @ Weta Digital
June 2014 – November 2014

Godzilla
Animation Supervisor @ Weta Digital
January 2014 – April 2014

Iron Man 3
Animation Supervisor @ Weta Digital
October 2012 - February 2013

The Avengers
Animation Supervisor @ Weta Digital
January 2012 - April 2012

Avatar
Senior Animator @ Weta Digital
June 2008 - September 2009

Day the Earth Stood Still
Senior Animator @ Weta Digital
July - September 2008

Undisclosed Original Game
Animation Director @ EA Montreal
February 2008 - May 2008

Rainbow Six: Vegas
Animation Director @ Ubisoft Montreal, July 2004 - 2006

Hellboy
Senior Animator @ Tippett Studio
September 2003 - February 2004

The Hobbit Game
Animation Director @ Meteor Studio
February 2003 -March 2003

Dinosaur Planet
Lead Animator @ Meteor Studio
February - March 2003

Mega Mammals
Lead Animator @ Meteor Studio
February 2002 - March 2002

When Dinosaurs Roamed America
Senior Animator @ Meteor Studio
January 2001 - July 2001

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Senior Animator @ Weta Digital
April 2014 – June 2014

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug
Senior Animator @ Weta Digital
March 2013 – November 2013

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Senior Animator @ Weta Digital
March 2012 - December 2012

Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn
Sequence Supervisor @ Weta Digital
September 2009 - September 2011

Animation Mentor
March 2008 - September 2011 

Journey to the Center of the Earth
Animation Director @ Meteor Studio July - September 2008

Constantine
Senior Animator @ Tippett Studio
February 2004- June 2004

Matrix Revolutions
Senior Animator @ Tippett Studio
May 2003 - September 2003

Prehistoric Worlds Asia
Lead Animator @ Meteor Studio
January 2003

Living with Monsters
Lead Animator @ Meteor Studio
January 2002 - April 2002

Valley of the Trex
Animator @ Meteor Studio
July 2001 - September 2001

 


Educations

(custom gallery)

Vancouver Film School
Honors Certificate 3D Animation
January 2000 - December 2000

University of British Columbia
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy & Film)
1991-1995


Awards

Visual Effects Society
Virtual Cinematography
Nomination - Iron Man 3, 2013

Australian film festival
Outstanding Visual FX
Nomination - Iron Man 3, 2013

Hollywood post alliance
Outstanding Visual FX
Nomination - Iron Man 3, 2013

Annie Award Nomination
Character Animation, Hobbit Battle of Five Armies, Azog, 2014

 


Conferences & Lectures

FMX 2013 – Panel Presenter for Iron Man 3, representing Weta Digital and Marvel Studios as Animation Supervisor.

2012 – Media Design School – Guest Speaker – Making of Avengers Animation

2012 – CGSpectrum – Guest Speaker – Making of Avengers Animation

January 2008: Concordia University - Guest Lecturer - Structural Workflow in Animation

February 2007: Concordia University - Guest Lecturer - Structural Workflow in Animation

January 2007: St-Georges School - Guest Lecturer - History of Animation

June 2002: Vancouver Film School - Guest Speaker - Career Development in Animation

2013 – Vancouver Film School – Guest Speaker – Making of Iron Man 3 Animation

2012 – iAnimate – Guest Speaker – Making of Avengers Animation

SIGGRAPH 2012 - Panel Presenter for Marvel's The Avengers, representing Weta Digital as Animation Supervisor

June 2011: Vancouver Film School - Guest Speaker - Demo Reel Review and Critique

November 2007: Ubisoft Campus - Guest Lecturer - Structural Workflow in Animation

September 2006: ADAPT Conference - Guest Speaker - Structural Workflow in Animation