TRAINING MASK 3.0

Work created for the performance respiratory conditioning device, Training Mask. A series of design and animation projects created by Already Been Chewed for the release of their 3.0 version. I worked as part of the in-house team creating look-development styleframes to compositing, exploration and final animation. The series included teasers, trailers, spots, loops, print pieces, and packaging artwork.

Client: Training Mask
Studio: Already Been Chewed
Director: Barton Damer
3D modeling: Thomas King
Animation: Bryan Talkish, Thomas King, Barton Damer, Mark Wilson
Compositing: Barton Damer, Bryan Talkish, Mark Wilson
Audio: J.M. Cifone
Directed by Anthony Swann and ABC added all of the CG and VFX to the edit.
Animation | VFX spot created to promote the partnership between Training Mask and Marshawn Lynch.

Client: Training Mask
Studio: Already Been Chewed
Director: Barton Damer
3D modeling: Thomas King
Animation: Bryan Talkish, Thomas King, Barton Damer, Aaron Smock, Dave Koss, Matt Milstead
Filming: Beastmode Productions
Editing: Barton Damer
Compositing: Bryan Talkish, Barton Damer, Matt Milstead
Audio: J.M. Cifone
Utopia 360
Retrak’s debut spot for their VR Headset: Utopia 360. Snippets and frames of parts I worked on at Already Been Chewed. My role involved designing styleboards, animation, texturing, and other various tasks.
Spirit Lantern
A micro project revolving around lantern light, candle warmers, golems, and spriggans. Sound design by J.M. Cifonie.
Xtep : Reactive Coil
Animation spot for Xtep's new performance shoe technology, Reactive Coil. At Already Been Chewed we worked with an international client based out of China to bring this spot to life. Working as one of the in-house lead artists my role involved rigging and animating the running shoes and waves, camera moves / animation, some shoe build-on, styleframes, and some live footage / CG compositing.
Get to the Ship
A run snip — Redshift and run patterns. An in-between-projects quickie. Developed and modeled character suit to explore rig options, shaders, and motion clips.
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.
Lawrence and the Ruby
An exploration of two worlds colliding from vastly different universes — taking inspiration from one historical setting and combining it with one of fantasy. It originally started out as a kind of cinemagraph, almost a gif, but transformed into a bit more — Lawrence of Arabia meets Ruby Weapon. Concept | Design | Animation Sound Design by JM Cifonie
The Droids : Nixon x Star Wars
Two Spots I worked on at Already Been Chewed for Nixon’s release of the Star Wars Light Side watch set C3PO and R2D2. Collaborating with Nixon and Star Wars / LucasFilm, we developed the iconic droids into watch form with C3PO dismembered into pieces and R2D2 assisting within an X-Wing. My role involved leading the C3PO spot and animating shots 2 and 4 on R2D2, along with other various tasks. Sound Design by JM Cifonie.
Nixon / Star Wars
A series of projects I worked on at Already Been Chewed for the Nixon and Star Wars collaboration Dark Side watch sets. It consisted of seven teaser videos and two trailers, each 15 to 60 seconds in length. They were broadcasted online in intervals over the course of four weeks. My role involved various tasks ranging from animation to modeling to texturing to lighting. Below are finals, styleboards, and concept pitches.
Dude Perfect | Intro Ident
Dude Perfect's Opening Ident animation — part of their graphics package including illustrative artwork pieces, video intros and outros. The animations can be viewed on their channel, website, and videos. My primary role involved developing + animating the intro ident, and designing the logo lock-up.
Fabric Manipulation [R&D]
An R&D animation for morphing, sculpting, and deforming fabrics and cloths. Mostly procedural built. Rendered in Physical.
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