3D Animation & Illustration Blog

VFX, Animation and 3D Illustration blog featuring recent work and posts on 3D in F1, motorsport and Japan.

Indie Film Making Guide #1 Pre-Production

This is the first of 3 quick guides I put together on Indie film making based on my experiences during and after shooting my recent short film ‘Franglais’. I hope you find some of the tips useful and do leave a comment on twitter, youtube or my blog if you have any questions. Thanks!

Japanese Loan Words “Gairaigo” List

Having just moved to Japan I am studying hard to improve my language skills. One quick way I thought I could beef up my vocab would be to find a list of English words that have been adopted into the Japanese language, also known as Gairaigo. There is a book available by Tuttle which covers this…

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Travelling/ Backpacking Camera Gear & Insurance

It’s really tough deciding what camera equipment to take with you when travelling and seeing as I’m embarking on a 12 month working holiday in Japan from tomorrow I thought I’d share my kit list. Here is a breakdown of whats coming with me for the adventure and why: Billingham Camera Bag + More discrete than…

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Floraison en Forêt. 1 day wedding venue shoot and edit.

While out in France shooting my short film I managed to sneak a quick 1 day shoot on the GH3 at this gorgeous wedding venue. The sun refused to stay out long enough to get perfect shots but it was a good test of getting the best out of a tight schedule. If you like…

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Franglais Colour Keys

I’m currently in the pre-production stage of my new live action short film ‘Franglais’. Set in the country side of the south of France it is a dark comedy that shows an unseen side to the region. With the script finalised I enlisted the help of talented illustrator Emma Wilson to draw up a series of…

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