For “Strobe” director Adam Berg, wanted to recreate movement without gravity, hindrances or boundaries. Inspired by the work of 19th-century photographer Edward Muybridge he set out to do this with stuntmen wearing LED suits, suspended from tall buildings across the skyline of Kuala Lumpur, lighting them up in sequence as the camera rolled to give … Continue reading Lexus Strobe→
Short Christmas film with Anya Hindmarch based on the Cascade show we did in 2013. A pyramid of dominoes with lifting doors and a rotating drum. Pyramid build by Mr Domino’s -Robin Weijers team from Amsterdam.
Another fun but edgy show with my team. Cascade featured an extraordinary display of, 55,000 cascading dominoes that magically triggered bags to rise from hidden locations. After we had installed the animatronics we left the dominos builders for 5 days until the day of the show. All was good until we almost had a guest in … Continue reading Anya Hindmarch: Cascade→
Yonderland is a British family fantasy-comedy television series that was first broadcast in 2013 on Sky1. We were a large team at making puppets prop and special effects. http://www.sky.com/tv/show/yonderland/video/trailer
Another collaboration with Anya’s creative team and set construction by Diagon. This show had ten rooms with animatronic effects and influenced by pop-up books. Movements controlled by my team of fifteen effects builders from behind the sets.
Queen of Hearts, built at Artem for the opening of the Olympics, senior mechanical designer for this pop-up and inflatable puppet. It appeared along side Voldemort and Captain Hook also made at Artem. The Queen’s bed had to rise to 3m in to the air and with one person inside working the levers it could … Continue reading London Olympics 2012: Red Queen→
This was my first project working together with Anya, Bevin Roper and the team. They wanted to introduce theatre and mechanical movement to a hand bag fashion launch. Andrew Roberts and myself were to help design and guide what mechanical effects could be possible for Michael Howells to include in his set designs. On the … Continue reading Anya Hindmarch: All I Ever Wanted AW12→