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Lexus Strobe

2014

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


Anya Hindmarch: Pomp and Pleasure

2012

  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.


Lady Gaga: Living Dress

2009

This was made in London at Baker Coogan under Pete Brook from Jim Henson’s Creature shop in LA. Headed by Vin Burnham I was responsible for the leading the mechanical team creating the moving parts.


Lulu Guinness: Singing Handbag

2009

Mechanical hand bag with singing bird, I had experts introduction into Victorian mechanical music boxes  at Automatomania in Scotland who also did the feathering. Electronics was by David Buckley in Manchester and the fantastic making off film below was by  Dee Koppang.


Frankenweenie

2011

  Tim Burton’s animation film, Sparky mechanics sketch. Tim Burton’s animation film I worked in the puppet department under Andy Gent improving the armature design of Sparky the dog. It was first designed by Mackinnon & Saunders but such a small creature is tricky for the animators to make work and needed their input and … Continue reading Frankenweenie