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Updated: 2015-09-17T03:05:47.953-06:00

 



wip - character designs

2014-06-02T08:39:35.501-06:00



some character-designs i did for an advertising-agency in 5 days. *phu*



commercial - Rama "Helping Hands"

2014-08-08T12:56:59.995-06:00

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Great project where i was responsible for Previz-Modeling/Animation, additional rigging like secondary-controls for facials & body and animated the first 2 shots and all the rest from the pancakes-shot till the end. The other shots were done by Nadja Klews. Directed by Hans-Christoph Schultheiss. Thank you Sehsucht! YOU ROCK!



commercial - german television lottery

2014-03-24T15:13:08.716-06:00

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latest commercial i had the chance to work as character animator/mocap artist at Liga01 Computerfilm. I did 2 shots on this: the nurse-helping-grand-ma-shot and the playground-shot. It was a really great project, and a awesome team! thanks again!



"The Shagies"

2014-03-14T14:09:51.534-06:00

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a very short nonsense which took me way too long to finish it. the rigs are provided by animation mentor and i did the animation, yeti-fur-setup and with the HUGE help of my buddy Lukas rendered it out in VRay. hope you like it. it was fun!!!!



Epson commercial 2013

2013-12-18T05:42:33.636-07:00

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Very nice project i had the chance to participate. I did the 3D-design of the avatar, the rigging (custom rig with mocap-ability + various pipeline-scripts) and ofcourse the funpart: almost all of the character-animations! Thank you guys (especially Seb) for the great job!



recent feature movies i was working on

2013-11-04T06:41:48.359-07:00

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The Little Ghost - feature movie (2013)
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Knight Rusty - feature movie (2013)










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The Little Medic - upcoming feature movie (2014)




1hour finger-modeling-exercise

2013-03-28T18:03:45.172-06:00






happy buccanerishly new 2013!

2013-01-17T06:20:52.843-07:00


2012 is DONE! and it was a super awesome year for me. Finished work for 2 short-films, 1 feature movie and a lot of great and challenging small side-projects. 2013 will be a "pirate year" for me cos we are moving back to Hamburg and i am hardly working on my "Pirate Snotbeard"-script. In the meantime a old friend and one of my main favorite character-designers Michaela Wagner was doing some quick inspirationals and concepts. Especially Cpt Ma'am came out fantastic and i want to say "THANK YOU Michi! YOU ROCK!" again.












franksformers wip

2012-08-04T07:26:34.910-06:00

src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/46809030?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" width="399" height="224" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen> A belated birthday present to myself ... a real TRANSFORMER YAY!!! I found this model and core-rig on creative crash and did ALOT of model-adjustments and added a completely new car-& biped-rig. Thanks to Sunjie for this amazing work he shared! The shots are kind of polished but there are still alot of bumps and jurks and there is still a long way to go for calling it "final". Anyways ... i hope you gonna have as much fun as i had doin this! TURN ON SOUND!



recent scribbles

2012-06-14T14:28:47.706-06:00

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Dirty Olli in production!!! YAY!!!!

2012-06-11T09:42:25.598-06:00



unbelievable ... my "Dirty Olli" shortfilm i'd been started 5 years ago, then realized that i'm way too slow and not skilled enough will be now produced. i've finished animation already and sound/music are being composed right now by a good friend of mine (tekky-music).

watch my old "nasty teaser" in the meantime ...

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pirate-time!!!

2012-03-15T02:31:02.257-06:00


a quick character-line-up i did for a new project "Bogey The Buccaneer" (working title) i'm working on right now.



Hyperspace Madness by Autodesk is out!

2012-03-09T03:06:02.575-07:00


I did some game-animations from December till February last/this year for this great shooter game. Jason Taylor, owner of the Little Zoo Studio and a good buddy of mine was so kind to get me in. It was a great experience and congrats to whole team. You did awesome!!!



Tv-Pilot "FlatFrog" DONE! YAY!!!!

2012-02-21T02:55:38.420-07:00

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Finally!!! The FlatFrogs are ALIVE! We as InkyMind worked so damn hard for it and again, thank you Maghy for getting me in, thanks to Luca to make it happen and thanks to Dana, Rodrigo, Jonas, Willo and all the others for your amazing work! Crossing fingers we gonna make it to a series!



Iron-Man pitch 2011

2012-01-30T07:25:05.010-07:00


... done by Animationsfabrik GmbH. I was animating this except the last 2 scenes. Was super fun! Thanks to Seb for getting me in!

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first "FlatFrog" renderings

2011-11-21T07:50:53.353-07:00


YAY!!! These are the first official renderings of "FlatFrog" a 6 min tv-pilot where i supervised animation, modeled and rigged all characters. It was such a great project and i had the pleasure having Dana Boadway (Animation-Mentor), Rodrigo Huerta (Dreamworks-animator) and Jonas Manke (awesome German anim-pro-buddy delyxe) in my team. Margherita Premuroso was directing, Luca da Rios was producing and William Lorenzetti did those amazing renderings. Can't wait to see and show the final!!!!



Iscream - Trailer 2010

2011-10-21T14:51:11.518-06:00

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Graduation-Short made by Cindy Fröhlich and my beloved lady Marie Jo. During that time we felt in love and i still do love you for your crazy thoughts and incredible creativity! Big respect for your great work!



my babygirl

2011-09-30T13:03:45.411-06:00






2011-09-27T13:45:42.125-06:00

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cintiq doodles




"Four" by Margherita Promuroso

2012-02-21T02:54:48.706-07:00

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Oh boy ... it's been ages that i have posted something. But i was too busy with life. So sorry for this but look at this shortfilm i worked on with and met Margherita Promuroso. She's an incredible artist and even more such a great person that it was a pure pleaure the whole way down the road till finishing this baby. We are aware of the fact that we could have polished and pushed things even more but that's what you get out of such small projects "experience"! Anyways ... i translated the 2D-design into 3D, rigged the character, animated the first half till he rests on top of the tree and the end when he jumps back into the cave (my good buddy Emanuel Amler was doin the rest). Have fun watching!




doodles

2010-11-09T14:10:46.691-07:00

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cotton candy andy :D

2010-11-03T03:33:37.309-06:00

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portfolio

2010-08-08T02:27:35.057-06:00

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superFreak - update - final render

2010-05-23T02:23:56.375-06:00

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there we go with the "final" ... really quick and dirty rendered and alot of things i could tweak forever. i'm still not satisfied with leading the eye by the individual actions. too busy overall. but i had learned alot from it ... anyways ... thanks so much for all the critique and comments!!!




superFreak - update - second spline

2010-05-16T11:32:20.321-06:00

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little update on my superFreak-shot ... it's the second spline pass and i start loosing the eye a bit so comments and critique are really appreciated! Thanks alot!