Animation of the BB8 Nixon x Starwars collaboration created at Already Been Chewed. Working as part of the in-house team as Lead Motion Designer, we designed and animated this spot to take on the characteristics of the beloved droid from the Star Wars universe. My role involved designing the BB8 device, styleboards, and animating the interior ship shots.

Concept / Design / Direction
Already Been Chewed

Nixon / Lucasfilms

JM Cifonie
Concept Styleframe 01
Concept Styleframe 02
Concept Styleframe 03
Concept Styleframe 04
Concept Styleframe 05
Behind the Scenes Wireframe Playblast.
Preview concept animation. Shot 1.
 Completed interior ship styleframes.
TM Concert Visuals
We worked with Toby Mac to produce concert visuals for his upcoming tour, This Is Not A Test. I created, animated and composited some Bioluminescent creatures to go along with his performance. Created at AlreadyBeenChewed.
Nike Golf
Artwork for Nike Golf’s new line of clubs. The 3D illustrations showcase the Fly Pro, Vapor Flex, Method Origin, and RZN golf ball. The artwork can be seen on and in stores. Texturing, lighting, compositing. Created at Already Been Chewed.
Brand Black :: Rare Metal
Animated spot for Brand Black's Rare Metal: athletic performance shoes revolving around the themes of lightning storms and thunder clouds. I worked on this as in-house lead motion designer at Already Been Chewed. Developed animated shaders / textures, spline PLA and cloth sims for laces, stitching, metal strips, and fabrics, along with other various tasks. Concept / Design / Direction Already Been Chewed Audio JM Cifonie Client Brand Black
Bog Scallops
An abridged super-short. In a land where the trees and plants grow with memories of a mechanical age, sits a bog lit by lost technology. Bob, the last remaining caretaker, keeps things running by trolling the waters in search of small pods known as Bog Scallops. Created as a self-initiated project. Concept / Design / Animation Sound JM Cifonie
Story 2014 Opening Title
Opening title for the 2014 Story Chicago live event. Concept, Design, Modeling, Animation. Created at Sound design by JM Cifonie.
A space chase. The little guy. The underdog doing the unexpected. An animation created in my spare time that was inspired by stark throwback arcade games and graphic novels. Sound Design by JM Cifonie. Thanks for watching!
99Frames 2015 // Bird Box
My entry to the 99Frames 2015 animation fest ( Sound by JM Cifonie.
Fabric Manipulation [R&D]
An R&D animation for morphing, sculpting, and deforming fabrics and cloths. Mostly procedural built. Rendered in Physical.
Christmas Island Loop
A festive Holiday production with a pinch of stepped animation. This snowy, rotating island looped seamlessly on display during the Christmas holiday season. Abridged edited version. Created at Already Been Chewed. Design, animation, texturing, lighting, modeling. Happy holidays!
Geode Crystals & Thorn Loops
A collection of 10fps animated loops and styleframes revolving around crystals, geodes and thorns. They were projected on large theater auditorium walls as part of a holiday event. I worked on these as Lead designer and animator at Already Been Chewed. Other various tasks inculding texutring, lighting, and compositing.
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