SSE: VES Awards

February 5, 2015

We won! Three! SSE: Maya has won three awards at the VES awards. Outstanding Animated Character in a Commercial or Broadcast Program Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal/Live Action Commercial. Congratulations to all the people that worked on this job. I am very proud to have been a … Read More

Currys / PC World: We Start With You

November 1, 2014

We’ve just finished up on this campaign for Currys / PC World. I worked as part of the pre-vis team, closely with the director, Chris Cairns, creating the choreography for the various motion-controlled, stop-motion and CGI appliances in order for the team on-set to understand the timings of the practical rigs and eventual composition. The … Read More

SSE: Maya

October 19, 2014

The latest job I’ve been working on has now aired.  “SSE – Maya” – ironically named as the bulk of which was made in Softimage! SSE have also uploaded a “Making Of”

Softimage: Renamer Tool

July 18, 2014

Here’s a renaming tool I created for use in Softimage. Downloaded here   (run it from Edit > gbRenamer)

Audi: Dominos

July 3, 2014

Our latest offering for Audi.  Domino Road Effects and Light-Effects (ICE), Rigging, CAD-Wrangling and Workflow Tools

Plugin: Find Object’s Groups

April 11, 2014

Here’s a little plugin for Softimage that will find and select the groups in which the selected objects’ are within.   Drop it in your plugins directory and reboot Softimage. It will then be accessible from the Object’s Explorer context menu like this ( I’ve also mapped it to alt-g ):

Pepsi: Soundcheck – “Behind the Scenes”

March 16, 2014

We’ve recently uploaded a “Behind the Scenes” for the Pepsi: Soundcheck Superbowl halftime commercial. Here it is: Behind the Scenes: Pepsi “Soundcheck” from The Mill on Vimeo.


March 4, 2014

This is the latest job we’ve been mischievously working on. I worked on hair and particle effects. Enjoy!

Pepsi: Soundcheck

February 9, 2014

I had the fortune of working on this spot for Pepsi which aired at halftime for Superbowl XLVIII. Plenty of simple ICE setups on smoke and lighting enhancement with a smattering of modelling and texture work.