2014 Square Lake Festival Promo

Posted on Jul 14, 2014

2014 Square Lake Festival Welcome With Gao Hong from cathan Murray on Vimeo.   Every year I am asked to animate a poster that is done for the Square Lake Film and Music Festival. The posters are done independent of my knowledge so it is always a surprise as to the style and look of that years poster. This is a challenge but also something that I look forward to working on each year. The Poster was designed and created by Erica Williams and was darker then most of the other posters. This posed an interesting problem. How to create a captivating piece with very few colors. This...

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2013 Square Lake Festival Intro Video

Posted on Jul 14, 2014

  Every year I am asked to animate a poster that is done for the Square Lake Film and Music Festival. The posters are done independent of my knowledge so it is always a surprise as to the style and look of that years poster. This is a challenge but also something that I look forward to working on each year. The Poster was designed and created by Erica Williams and had a very distinct look and feel that captivated me. It also had a interesting story. Why was everything underwater? Going with that theme I set out to create the why. I used an animated tidal wave to create the story...

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2012 Square Lake film Festival

Posted on Jul 31, 2012

  Every year I am asked to animate a poster that is done for the Square Lake Film and Music Festival. The posters are done independent of my knowledge so it is always a surprise as to the style and look of that years poster. This is a challenge but also something that I look forward to working on each year. This year was no exception. As soon as I saw the poster, designed by Mike Davis of Burlesque of North America, I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted to do but in this case the files were created for screen print and needed to be re-created. I used apple motion for the...

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Skyline 2012 exhibitor

Posted on Feb 27, 2012

  This was a long play version of another animation that I did. This one has a few added animations and quotes.I video that was done as a promo piece for the up-incoming exhibitor show. I was in charge of the creative direction, motion and typography, post production, as well as interoperating the print graphics into video graphics. The end result is seen here and feel that it is a very nice piece with a lot of movement and excitement. The script was written by Mike Timmesch, voice work done by Patrick Byers, original graphic design and photography by Jason Gilmour....

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Exhibitor 2012 invite

Posted on Feb 10, 2012

  I video that was done as a promo piece for the up-incoming exhibitor show. I was in charge of the creative direction, motion and typography, post production, as well as interoperating the print graphics into video graphics. The end result is seen here and feel that it is a very nice piece with a lot of movement and excitement. The script was written by Mike Timmesch, voice work done by Patrick Byers, original graphic design and photography by Jason Gilmour.

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Saudi Aramco Exhibit Design

Posted on Oct 4, 2011

  This exhibit was designed for a large oil company.  The exhibit had to be sophisticated, well branded, pay homage to Saudi Arabian culture and have several sections  designed for a theater, semi-private meetings, interview areas, information kiosks, a bar area, and a hospitality internet cafe.  After doing research on modern Saudi Arabian architecture I found that their was a lot of use of ancient patterns spun into modern shapes , so I took that approach when designing this exhibit.  I placed a lot of laser cut screen throughout the exhibit along with bold shapes and a...

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Picturescape Sales Video

Posted on Sep 22, 2011

  Sales video for the release of a new product. All of the live action filming, editing, animation and motion graphics were done by me for this video.   To make the design and video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Garage Band Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Strata Stills from The...

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2011 Square Lake Festival Intro

Posted on Aug 1, 2011

  This was a video that was done for the intro of the 2011 Square Lake Music and Film Festival. It was completed in a week and is a motion graphic reinterpretation of the poster work done for the festival.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Apple Motion Apple Final Cut Pro Apple Soundtrack Pro   Stills from The...

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One World Exhibit Design

Posted on Jun 28, 2011

  This Exhibit was designed for the One World Alliance for there GBTA show in Denver. I designed the exhibit to be a representation of an airport tarmac with the large tail fins differentiating the spaces. In years past the alliance was looking disconnected so this year we wanted to make the space feel a lot more cohesive and connected. The exhibit was a huge success at the show and the One World Alliance was so happy with the results that they signed a three year contract with...

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Picture Cube Set-up Video

Posted on Jun 6, 2011

  This video is intended as a training video to show the proper procedure in setting up a Skyline Picturecube. I shot this video with two cameras and then edited the shots together.   To make the video I Used: Final Cut Pro

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Skyline Commercial

Posted on May 3, 2011

  A 60 second spot created for the intro of Gravity Free design conference. The exhibts that are shown were created by the design team at Skyline Exhibits.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop MacOsIcs Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Strata Stills from The...

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Dealer Meeting Intro

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

  This video was done as an intro to our dealer meeting. Its purpose was to excite the audience while showing them the many projects that we had been working on. Besides a few exhibit designs and two of the product animations, this video also serves as my 2011 Skyline demo reel.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Apple Motion Apple Final Cut Pro Strata   Stills from The...

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2011 Product Animation

Posted on Mar 23, 2011

  A Video that was created for the Skyline 2011 Exhibitor booth to show our product offerings of that year. The video was looping and to keep the sanity of the exhibit staff was made without any sound.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Apple Motion Apple Final Cut Pro Strata Stills from The...

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Service Center Promo

Posted on Jan 20, 2011

  I Created this video to promote the Skyline service centers.I combined live-action 3D animation and 2.5D Animation together to create an internal short for Skylines dealers.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Strata Stills from The...

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Odin Exhibit Animation

Posted on Jan 6, 2011

  This video was done as a example, for a class I taught on how to animate exhibits for Skyline University. The Design of this exhibit was done by Scott Roschi but the animation, motion graphics, sound and editing was done by me.   To make the design and video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Strata Stills from The...

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2010 Skyline Product Promo

Posted on Oct 22, 2010

  Content that was done for Skyline’s 2010 Exhibitor Booth. This video played on a loop at the show to highlight the new product that was being released that year. This video ran on a loop so we didn’t do any sound.   To make the design and video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Apple Motion i-movie Strata Stills from The...

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2010 Square Lake Festival Intro

Posted on Aug 5, 2010

  This was a video that was done for the intro of the 2010 Square Lake Music and Film Festival. It is a motion graphic reinterpretation of the poster work done for the festival..   To make the design and video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Soundtrack Pro Stills from The...

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Polaroid Exhibit Animation

Posted on Jun 21, 2010

  This video was done for a presentation of a design done by Evan Detskas. All of the motion graphics that are projected on the top of the exhibit were created for this design by me, along with all of the animation and editing.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Apple Final Cut Pro Strata Stills from The...

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Speaking in Tongues

Posted on Jun 2, 2010

  This was a video that I did of my son for fun but I was very happy with how it turned out. All of the clips were shot without any idea of what the final video would be about or look like. When I sat down to do the final edit I gave myself a few hours to complete it and a few cups of coffee.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Fianl Cut...

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Envoy Sales Video

Posted on May 21, 2010

  This Animation was created as a sales primer for our sales force. It was created to show the process that was done to create a new product. We wanted to show the influence and ideation that went into the product as well as some of the designs and final product that was developed.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Strata Stills from The...

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Exhibitor 2010 exhibit

Posted on Mar 11, 2010

  This was an animation that was done to unveil the design that was done by Evan Detskas for Skyline’s 2010 exhibitor booth. I wanted this video to take on a much more fun and playful feel then in years past, so I went with an approach where the exhibit fell from the sky and built it’s self. We were highlighting new materials so the close ups on the plexi panles was very important. To add some energy to the animation I did some speed changes to the beat of the music.   To make the design and video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Strata Stills...

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Modules Promo Video

Posted on Mar 9, 2010

  This video was done to promote a new offering that we have at Skyline. All of the 3D animation was done in Strata ans all of the text animation was done in photoshop and motion. All of the concepts shown at the end of the video were designed by Evan Detskas.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Final Cut...

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Exhibitor 2010 Content

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

  This video was the content that was playing in Skylines 2010 exhibitor booth. I created it using quotes from clients and the graphic design by Matt Nolting. We kept the sound off of this video to keep the noise down in the exhibit. This video was created in 3 parts for 3 different screens and was ment to be played simultaneously. Each section covers a different part of skylines core values.   To make the design and video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Stills from The...

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Piece Process: Bird Table

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

  This video was done for a local artist for a show called the piece process. This show focused on the actual process of constructing these objects. In this video I used photo’s that were taken during the building process and turned into an animation.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Final Cut Pro Apple...

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The One That Didn’t Get Away

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

  A video that was done for a show at the Vine Arts Center that focused on the process of making the pieces in the show. I did several video’s for the artists in the show using video or pictures that they shot during the making of there artwork. This video fallowed the process of a copper and steel fish made by Holly Vrieze Murray using only pictures.   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Final Cut Pro Stills from The...

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Piece Process: Copper and Glass

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

  This video was done for a local artist for a show called the piece process. This show focused on the actual process of constructing these objects. In this video I used live footage and photo’s that were taken during the building process and edited it into a video that was shown at the opening of the show.   To make the design and video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Final Cut Pro Apple...

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Design Discovery Process

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

  A Video done to illustrate the design process at Skyline. This was one of the first animation that I did. This video was a small part of a 30 minute piece that I did as a showroom sample. after the 30 minute piece was done I then broke the video up into 5 mini pieces that were used as internal promo pieces   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Flash Adobe illustrator Apple Motion Apple Final Cut Pro Strata   Stills from The...

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Skyline Exhibit Animation Promo

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

  A Video done to highlight the design animation capabilities at Skyline. This was one of the first animation that I did. This video was a small part of a 30 minute piece that I did as a showroom sample. after the 30 minute piece was done I then broke the video up into 5 mini pieces that were used as internal promo pieces   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Apple Final Cut Pro Strata Stills from The...

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Design Promo Video

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

  A Video done to highlight the design capabilities at Skyline. This was one of the first animation that I did. This video was a small part of a 30 minute piece that I did as a showroom sample. after the 30 minute piece was done I then broke the video up into 5 mini pieces that were used as internal promo pieces   To make the video I Used: Adobe Photoshop Apple Motion Apple Final Cut Pro Strata   Stills from The...

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Piloti Exhibit Design

Posted on Oct 3, 2008

This design was for a high-end racing shoe.  They wanted the 20×20 to have a VIP feel with only one entrance.  The rest of the space was dedicated to one on one meetings and product display.  I wanted to create a dynamic space that had a lot of draw.  To do this I made a two layer fabric shell that had color changing LED’s set between the layers.  This client also wanted to do a 10×20, 10×10 and some small displays for a rented hotel...

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Viz Media Exhibit Design 2

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

  This was the second design that I did for Viz Media. They wanted a gallery look but a very modern feel.  I took queues from a few Japanese museums but added more of a comic book look and feel to the design.  I used color changing lights on some of the elements along with a large projection screen to create movement.  The rest of the space was designed to be an interactive area dedicated to the education of the Viz brand. To make the design and...

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HMI Exhibit Design/Animation

Posted on Feb 8, 2008

  This Exhibit was designed for Herman Miller on a release of their new furniture line. They wanted the booth to have a showroom feel but also be flexible enough to reconfigure into a 10×20, 20×20, 20×30 and a 20×40. They also wanted to see what the exhibit could do in the future with the same parts and pieces. With my furniture background I was very aware of Herman Miller and what their brand ment to furniture design so I wanted to create a space that would highlight their new stuff but still pay homage to their history. When it came to the animation I...

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Viz Media Exhibit Design 1

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

This Exhibit was designed for Viz Media’s Comic con show. I designed this with the concept of it being a gallery of there history.  Originally the concept was a museum that was “taken over” by the Viz characters.  I wanted the graphics that I created to dictate the architecture.  The space had a very controlled attendant flow so that each person who visited the exhibit would get a full walk through of Viz media’s history from start to...

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Viz Media 2007 Exhibit Design

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

  Viz Media had us design several exhibits for several different shows. This one was designed for the licensing show. The show was geard towards meetings for the rights to license media company’s assets. This 50×50 needed to be able to have a controlled entrance, several large conference rooms and displays that could be seen from both the outside and the inside. The also wanted their character assets positioned all over the exhibit. The Video was a Piece I did later for Skyline exhibits highlighting a recent clients thoughts on Skylines service, and capabilities. All the...

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DLO Exhibit Design/Animation

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

  One of the first exhibit animations that I did for a design that I created for DLO. I had seen some of the other animations people did and I felt that they lacked excitement so I decided to create an intro to the video using some of there brand images. I feel that this intro helped established a good feeling of brand understanding. The booth it’s self was a 20×30 that required storage, a conference room, and several distinct zones for various product displays. It was going to mac world so I wanted it to be clean and sophisticated while fallowing DLO’s brand...

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