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Art direction - direction - production design - concept art - supervision - illustration - animation - lead artist - development - consultation & brain-picking - 30 years in commercial animation, independent films & video games

Art direction demo reel

For all the projects in this demo reel I have been involved as the ART DIRECTOR and in some cases, as the PRODUCTION DESIGNER also. On some projects, I also directed, animated, designed the title, props, backgrounds and characters.

Le Jour des Corneilles - Max Films

supervisor of the assistant animators - managed a team of artists in Montreal on a traditional 2D animated feature film. The co-production with France featured the voices of actor Jean Reno and the late actor/director Claude Chabrol.

Neverbloomers - Sharon Films

art director & animator - created all the visual elements and animation for the opening, closing credits and transitions (using After Effects) for the documentary film by Sharon HymanDesigned the title logo.

Tombatossals: La leyenda - Nereida Animation

art director - conveyed the style of a 2D/3D animated feature film, designing the key backgrounds and overseeing the key colors. 

Below: Concept designs

Chop Chop Ninja World - Teaser

Working for Gamerizon as a 2D senior game artist, I designed some of the characters (mostly the monsters), props and animated the special effects on this game available for free in the apple store. Download the game here

Gamerizon - Character design

senior game artist - designed characters, assets and special effects for the Chop Chop Ninja World game. Designed characters, assets & user interface for other various games. 

Brooke Bond tea

ART DIRECTOR & DESIGNER - designed the visual elements for the award-winning animated television commercial. Directed by Denis Roy. Productions Pascal Blais

Lipton tea

ART DIRECTOR & DESIGNER - designed the visual elements for the animated television commercial for Dubai. Directed by Steve Birch. Productions Pascal Blais

The Village

Animator on a short film written & directed by Mark Baker
Pizazz Pictures & Chanel Four television
Winner of: SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Annecy, THE CARTOON D’OR, SILVER HUGO PRIZE Chicago Int. Film Festival, AMERICAN ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION, BRITISH ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION, BEST SHORT FILM Carrousel Int. Festival, Canadian Film Board, SILVER DRAGON (1st Prize) Krakow Film Festival, 2nd PRIZE Stuttgart Int. Film Festival, 1st PRIZE Festival du Mons, Belgium, HIROSHIMA PRIZE Hiroshima Festival, BEST TELEVISION FILM Ottawa Festival.

Kid's CBC Wonder World - Tribal Nova

concept artist & lead artist - created the art for the environment and the user interface on various interactive educational video games, and supervised a team of illustrators and programmers. Licenses included the popular Poko, The Mighty Jungle, Bo on the Go, Super Why and Animal Mechanical.