Made in Canada segment of the Closing Ceremony featured Canadian ephemera, souvenirs, symbols but BIG... and loud. Yes, these are all "beloved" Canadian stereotypes in Vegas/Monty Python kind of fusion. I did the design, directing (with choreography team) and a part of animation of the projected media for this segment that featured Michael Buble as star performer. Most of the animation is done by Simon Piniel, additional artwork from Cyril Meusy, Elli Bunton and Kevin McAllister.
I created Droppy character to spice up a computer interactive about water stewardship at Bow Habitat Station in Calgary. I wanted to create a simple personification of the clean water that kids can empathize with. (more…)
Fred and Flo are characters created for the Francophone dept at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, with the purpose of being social networks avatars for the dept. Final designs (more…)
BC Hydro Power Smart wanted to create engaging traveling exhibit - Conservation Lab, including a video and an interactive component, to promote energy conservation. Exhibit space was limited within the traveling trailer, where 3 screens were placed on a wall surrounded by black light painted energy waves. The audience followed the 5 minute animation/video and after that used 3 button controller in front of them to participate in the quiz game. Big task was to come up with iconic character design that can lead the show. NRG is a cute light bulb kind of creature with his face in a display (suggesting
John is a character from my own United Poultry platoon comics - an american, sort of militaristic, eagle (more…)