This is a short video of my creation of an infographic mural on the chalkboard wall at THREE Group. It was meant to stimulate thought about how we tell our research stories. It's based on Kurt Vonnegut's research on turning stories into data.
I produced the title animations and did some creative consulting for this short film by RideKore, a Richmond, Va.-based mountain biking company.
An animation I produced for THREE Group, a research company I work for in Cary, NC.
This was an interactive presentation I researched and developed for my master's thesis project.
A cartoon I conceived, illustrated, and animated. The main character, Squeezus, is based on a monster from Dungeons & Dragons.
I conceived, illustrated, and animated this video that explores the concept of whether or not we are alone in the universe.
I collaborated with Durham-based filmmaker Saleem Reshamwala on writing the script and created some of the animations for this video about helping senior citizens re-connect with their communitites.
I was the Design Editor for this award-winning project about sustainable hog farming in eastern North Carolina. I designed the Web site, developed interactives, created motion graphics, and copy edited content.
I wrote the script, created the illustrations, edited the audio, and developed the animation for this promotional video for the Whole Hog project. Narration by Jess Clark.
I conceived, scripted, illustrated, and animated this motion graphic for the Whole Hog project.
I conceived and developed this interactive map with the help of UNC professor Steven King. It allows a user to browse 18,858 pieces of data that I pulled from U.S. Department of Agriculture census records.
A short animation I produced for my motion graphics course. I wanted to have a series of different reactions in the piece and tell a short and funny story at the same time.
I produced this short animation using Cinema 4D and the help of Tim Clapham's training series.
I created this 3D animation with Cinema 4D to demonstrate how the FilmSync mobile app works. FilmSync is a second-screen experience that delivers contextual content to mobile devices during television shows, films, speeches, or debates when it receives a subsonic audio signal.
A quasi-medical animation I created. This piece was inspired by a number of things — my son's love of the Walking Dead series, the recent Ebola outbreaks in Africa, and various fictional 'techno-organic' infectious agents from comic books and science fiction.
A look at the capabilities of and public opinion about the U.S. military's primary hunter-killer drone, the MQ-9.
A look at the thousand-year-old process for harvesting opium, current major producers of the drug, and major trade routes across the globe.
A history of hardcore punk pioneers Black Flag with a detailed timeline of the band's existence and a chart showing their notoriously fluid membership.
Sex trafficking is a global epidemic that entraps millions of people every year and forces them into a modern-day form of slavery.
I'm a data visualizer, animator, and web developer. Email me if you are interested in freelance work or creative collaborations.
Location: Durham, NC USA
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