Primarily using After Effects, I have worked on many titles requiring character animation, whether 2D or 2.5D. Skills used include IK and FK, lip sync, replacement animation and the puppet tool. I am also experienced in cutting still photos into layers for 2.5D parallax moves.
UNCLE WORMSLEY'S CHRISTMAS
(Rather Good / Baby Cow Productions) shown on Sky Atlantic
Steve Coogan narrates a cautionary Christmas tale about love, greed and a giant crab. Uncle Wormsley is a grey, decaying old man, who dedicates his life to the care of his only friend, a monstrous crab called Crabsley who lives in a dungeon under his house.
THE SAINT AND THE HANGED MAN
(Hardy Pictures / BBC4)
Rob Brydon narrates a dramatised animated documentary looking at a case from 1307, in which a Catholic holy court convened to decide whether a dead English bishop should be made a saint following several alleged miracles, the most notable being the resurrection of a hanged man.
Manipulation of 2D images in 3D space used for character animation or to bring life to what might otherwise be unengaging rostrum moves.