Jimmy's Demo Reel

Demo Reel 2012 with shot-by-shot breakdown

1. Lucky Charms: Rainbow

Shot 1: Some env. modeling and detailing; all lighting; flying star FX including leaves & dust trail; preliminary composite
Shot 2: Everything except character models & animation and final composite
Shot 3: Everything except character models & animation, rainbow burst FX, some star trail FX and final composite

2. Lucky Charms: Transportasty

Shot 1: Foreground modeling, texturing and lighting (everything in front of/to the right of the stream & waterfall); rainbow and charms animation, collaborated on pixie dust FX
Shots 2-3: rainbow and charms animation, collaborated on pixie dust FX Trix Yogurt: Eager Rabbit Both shots: Everything except character models, rabbit animation and final composite

3. Lucky Charms: Everybody Flies

Shot 1: Everything except character model & animation and final composite
Shots 2-4: Everything except layout, character models & animation, some env. models (lamps, some tree trunks), net burst FX (Shot 3) and final composite
Shot 5: Collaborated on layout, did everything else except character model & animation, some models (props, some tree trunks, stone pedestal in background) and final composite; did some animation revision on girl in the last half

4. Lucky Charms: Vault

Shots 1-2: Everything except layout, character models & animation, some prop models, final composite and rainbow FX in shot 2
Shot 3: Everything except character models & animation, large charm animation, some prop models, pixie dust FX, final composite
All shots: Developed versatile rig for shaping/deforming shelf walls and columns; developed MEL script to populate shelves with charms of specified types.

5. Hamburger Helper

Both shots: Lighting and rendering the hand with accompanying shadows and reflections

6. Bird in stadium (German World Cup mascot)

Animation only

7. Dora the Explorer: Season 7 Open

Both shots: Layout; env. models & textures (except existing assets including tree trunks, palms, some plants, rocks, pyramids, ship) ; flower & vine animation; rainbow & waterfall FX; lighting; preliminary composite

8. Lucky Charms: Field of Screams

Both shots: Layout; env. models & textures (except background matte paintings); plant monsters’ model, texture, rig & animation; charms animation & pixie dust FX; lighting

9. Lucky Charms: Underwater

Both shots: Layout; env. models (except matte paintings); water FX; tentacles animation (shot 2); charms animation & pixie dust FX; lighting

10. Wolf logo animation

Layout; character design, model, rig & animation; breath FX; composite

11. Trix Yogurt: Comic Portal

Shot 1: Layout; character animation; collaborated on environment lighting
Shot 2: Transformation FX of comic book to swirl portal (with pixie dust); collaborated on environment lighting
Shot 3: Layout; comic book rig & flipping animation; background FX; lighting

12. Trix Yogurt: Biker

Shots 1-2: Kids’ animation only