A Dynym Quid with anamatronics, appeared in the casino scene with lots of other space oddities.It had face parts and tentacle moving with a performer inside. Images from the Star War official movie companion magazine. Made at Neal Scanlan studio. Pinewood.
Made at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop: in Alice in Wonderland, hedgehogs were famously used as croquet balls. While the object of croquet is to hit the ball with the mallet, or in this case a flamingo, the hedgehogs spend a good deal of their time tapping their feet impatiently or shaking their heads at the … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland (1999)→
For Coulier Harrison SFX, I was a senior animatronic designer on this TV show A fantasy drama series on ITV: a contemporary spin on the legacy of Bram Stoker’s Dracula set above and beneath the streets of modern-day London. With Philip Glenister and Mackenzie Crook.
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 five days until the day of the show. All was good until we almost had a guest in … Continue reading Anya Hindmarch: Cascade (2013)→