Typesetter Blues is a 3-minute animated short starring a likeable monster named Harold. In this melancholy love story, Harold falls for a new coworker, who unfortunately falls harder for someone else. Voiced by Canadian legend Gordon Pinsent (Away From Her, Pillars Of The Earth) Typesetter Blues is written in the nonsense poetry tradition of Edward […]
Video for Maps, a song by singer/songwriter Julie Fader. My friends at Toronto’s nicest indie label, Hand Drawn Dracula, gave me free range to animate any song from Julie Fader’s wonderful album ‘Outside In’. I chose the song ‘Maps’ because it gave me the freedom to create my own fantastic topography in a tiny melancholic […]
Internal video for pharmaceutical giant TEVA. The agency had a very corporate script and no idea how to make it fun. They called me up based on the music videos I had done and pretty much gave me carte blanche to design and animate what I wanted.
Video for Toronto’s post-rock outfit Off The International Radar. A Cold Mirror is a collaboration between myself and Toronto’s Off The International Radar. Wanting to reflect the sense of urgency in the music, the visuals take us on a relentless chase across ominous physical and mental landscapes. Our hero confronts otherworldly characters in a race […]
These are a few frames for a total re-brand of TVO Kids. The brief called for several promos, lower thirds, menus, and other ancillary broadcast items. I had tons of fun working on this pitch because I got to design all the fun characters as well as write scripts for the short wordless promos.
This was my first independent short film. Based on an old Jack Kerouac poem read by the great William S. Burroughs, this short combines 2 of my favourite things: Spaghetti Westerns and Beat poetry.