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phil animator profile
Firstname/Profession
Phil
Animator
12 Plus years Experience
Auckland
10761

Represented: 24/08/14


Bio

I have worked as a 3D animator, motion graphics designer and VFX artist for over 12 years, mostly using Maya, After Effects and Photoshop.

I have been based in both London and Auckland and have designed and created content for companies including The Cartoon Network, BBC, TVNZ, NZME and TV3.

 

I have freelanced at London effects houses and design studios including: Rushes, Not to Scale, Intro, Th1ng and Spov, working as an animator, Maya generalist and compositor on high profile advertising campaigns and television network pitches. Projects I have worked on include BBC1 Xmas children's special The Snow Queen, Elton John's Las Vegas Live Show and recent TVNZ science fiction show The Cul de sac.

Expertise

2D Animation 3D Animation 3D Modeling Advertising Animation Compositing Motion Graphic Design Visual Effects

Software

After Effects CC Illustrator CC Maya Photoshop CC Premiere Pro CC

I'm best known for...

Cardboard City

Recent Employment

Director / Aug 2011 - Present / Vinewood Animation

Auckland, New Zealand

 

Vinewood Animation is the company I run with Radio Hauraki breakfast host Matt Heath. Its clients include the Cartoon Network, BBC and TVNZ. Vinewood published the recent HeiHei series Welcome to Cardboard City which stars, amongst others, NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Seven Sharp's Jeremy Wells and The Stone Roses' frontman Ian Brown.

Motion Graphics / 2010 - 2011 / Great Southern Television

Auckland, New Zealand

Maya Generalist / Apr 2008 - Aug 2008 / Rushes

London, United Kingdom

Industries I know well

Entertainment
Documentary
Music
Children’s Television
Web

Mediums I know well

Animation
Television
Web
Digital Signage
Film
Events

Honours & awards

Best Film - Show Me Shorts
Special Jury Prize in Animation - Tribeca Film Festival
Best Film Audience Award - Cleveland Film Festival
Best Animated Film - Richard Harris Film Festival
Best Animated Film - Indie Lisbon

Qualifications

Media Design School

3D Animation

2001-2002

Creative. Digital. Marketing. Recruitment.

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