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  • church01
    CHURCH AND STATE

    I was the production designer for the forthcoming video for Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - starring Jane Lynch and Jordan Peele.

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    AFTERNOON DELIGHT

    I was the art director of Jill Soloway's Sundance Film Festival award-winning feature.

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    AFTERNOON DELIGHT

    During Jill's pre-production phase, I developed this collage as a diagram of the five movements of her film. It was the first visual interpretation/inspiration.

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    VALENCIA

    I was Jill Soloway's production designer on her adaptation of Michelle Tea's "Valencia".

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    VALENCIA

    The majority of the chapter occurs within a U-Haul trailer (built set for the interior, modified picture vehicle for the exterior).

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    VALENCIA

    An old suitcase transformed into a portable record player - a hero prop in the adaptation.

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    THE AQUABATS! SUPER SHOW!

    I worked in the art department for this campy children's show (by the creators of "Yo Gabba Gabba!")

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    THE AQUABATS! SUPER SHOW!

    The Aquabats! bunk beds, as modeled in Sketch Up and rendered in Podium.

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    THE AQUABATS! SUPER SHOW!

    A Sketch Up drawing of one of the episode-specific sets.

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    STUCK

    I was the production designer of this short film, my final thesis project at the AFI Conservatory.

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    STUCK

    A concrete plug that contained the actor made him appear as if halfway buried in concrete.

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    STUCK

    The hole in which our protagonist finds himself was a set, with three walls that could wild for camera and a removable top slab.

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    STUCK

    The set with one wall removed, revealing the concrete plug.

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    STUCK

    Early platforming concepts.

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    STUCK

    The final platform, using a built up floor atop SteelDeck.

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    STUCK

    The top hero slab was reconfigurable to be a foreground piece for the camera "rising" out of the pit.

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    STUCK

    Additonal, watertight versions of the set were built for the drowning sequence.

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    STUCK

    The actor could raise or lower himself to change the perceived level of wet cement.

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    STUCK

    The wet cement was a combination of water, vermiculite, potting soil, fuller's earth and tint.

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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy

    One of many design projects within the LOTR trilogy, were the special shoot sequences for the DVD Special Extended Edition menus. I art directed these sequences for each film, all shot on 35mm using the film's crew, props and set dressing.

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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy

    One of many design projects within the LOTR trilogy, were the special shoot sequences for the DVD Special Extended Edition menus. I art directed these sequences for each film, all shot on 35mm using the film's crew, props and set dressing.

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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy

    I worked with concept designer Alan Lee on the layout and design of the end title sequence for THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING.

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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy

    I worked with concept designer Alan Lee on the layout and design of the end title sequence for THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING.

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    UBIK

    Written by Philip K. Dick, UBIK was the story of a future that unexpectedly begins to regress in time. This was an academic design I developed while at the AFI Conservatory.

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    UBIK

    The home of Joe Chip, UBIK's protagonist./p>

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    UBIK

    Joe Chip's con-apt in its 1935 state.

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    UBIK

    Joe Chip's con-apt in its 2035 state.

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    UBIK

    A podium render of Joe Chip's con-apt.

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    UBIK

    The Beloved Brethren Mausoleum plan.

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    UBIK

    Glen Runciter consulting with his deceased wife Ella, who is on half-life.

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    UBIK

    The half-life chamber.

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    UBIK

    A white model of the half-life chamber.

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    UBIK

    White model - another view.

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    SPACE COOKIES

    Composited miniature for this AFI Conservatory comedy.

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    SPACE COOKIES

    The miniature on set.

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    SPACE COOKIES

    Concept drawing for the barn.

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    SPACE COOKIES

    Concept drawing for the barn interior, with an early version of the space ship.

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    SPACE COOKIES

    Props and graphics for the farmer scientist.

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    SPACE COOKIES

    The final "tin can" rocket ship in its barn.

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    SPACE COOKIES

    The space ship interior set.

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    ART DIRECTION

    This was a concept drawing for the redress of an existing standing set. The new set was a 1970's pediatric clinic.

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    VECTORWORKS

    A sample of my Vectorworks projects - in this case a window detail from the Villa Capra.

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    SKETCH UP

    A cross section of a concept for a set for BILLENNIUM. The SketchUp model provided massing and scale, the hand illustration provided more detail for costume and dressing.

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    3D MODELING

    A model built in Rhino then rendered within Maya.

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    ENN

    A fabricated satellite dish hat and studio set proposal for artist Elana Mann's ENN project.

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    AFI PROD DESIGN SHOWCASE

    I designed the graphics for the 2011 AFI Production Design Showcase. Shown here is a detail of the Rhino model.

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    AFI PROD DESIGN SHOWCASE

    Another view of the same Rhino model.

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    AFI PROD DESIGN SHOWCASE

    One of the final graphics for the showcase.

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    ARCHITECTURE

    I earned a Masters in Architecture from the University of Florida. Shown here is a sample project.

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    KING KONG

    I worked with Weta Workshop in New Zealand on these video and photo shoots for the KING KONG PRODUCTION DIARIES. Shown here is a sample layout that suggests a "behind the scenes" view of the making of the film.

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    LUBO

    A costume I designed and made for LUBO, a monster who wants to be fierce but can't.

  • sub01
    SUB:DIVISION!

    I wrote, directed and designed this animated short about a community of earthquake survivors that refurbish an aging submarine as their new home.

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    THE SIMPSONS

    For several years now I have been designing concept boards for The Simpsons season box set releases.

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    THE SIMPSONS

    Each season explores a different aspect to The Simpsons universe.

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    THE SIMPSONS

    The sequences are animated by Film Roman, using my boards as reference.

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    KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW

    An academic design project for the AFI Conservatory, KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW is a spectacular dark fantasy, featuring faerie brothels and a serial killer.

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    KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW

    Tourmaline's room at the faerie brothel, with Inspector Philostrate in the foreground.

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    KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW

    One of many construction drawings for this set.

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    KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW

    Cross section of the room.

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    KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW

    Cross section of the room, opposite view.

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    KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW

    Tourmaline's butterfly door and detail.

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    KILLING ON CARNIVAL ROW

    Tourmaline's door was designed in Rhino so that I could work out its unique hinging.

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    THE MOGULS

    Concept art for this story about a small town that opportunity has passed by.

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    THE MOGULS

    Concept art showing what our protagonist sees.

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    THE MOGULS

    More concept art of the interior.

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    THE MOGULS

    Floor plan of Floyd's Bar.

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    THE MOGULS

    Section and elevation of Floyd's Bar.

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    THE ARCTIC SEA

    A scale miniature for the story of a cargo ship and its mysterious contents.

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    THE ARCTIC SEA

    A frame from the final film.

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    THE COMPLEX

    Set dressing for a gut-wrenching drama of a post-disaster Louisiana town.

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    THE COMPLEX

    More set dressing.

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    TALLY WHACKED

    Creating sculpts and molds for this raunchy comedy about a man undergoing a sex change operation.

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    TALLY WHACKED

    The penis multiples in place as set dressing.

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    TALLY WHACKED

    Final frame of the film.

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    TALLY WHACKED

    A VFX sequence I animated in After Effects, in which the floor opens up to reveal a sign showing our protagonist's thoughts.

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    TALLY WHACKED

    Color was important in this film to establish place. Shown here - a classroom within the hospital.

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