Reel Breakdown - The Concept

The main visual driver of my reel was a dancing toy robot on a kids desk.

3D is the only way to fully realize your imagination - in this case I wanted to revisit the way I played with toys as a kid. I wished my action figures could come to life.

3D is the only way to fully realize your imagination - in this case I wanted to revisit the way I played with toys as a kid. I wished my action figures could come to life.

I wanted to create a bedroom set that resembled my childhood room, and decorate it with toys that eventually fueled my career - notably Star Wars.

Early render tests out of Octane. The scale of the scene contributes heavily to the shallow depth of field,  adding to the sense of this action figure being a small toy.

Early render tests out of Octane. The scale of the scene contributes heavily to the shallow depth of field, adding to the sense of this action figure being a small toy.

Used X-Particles to simulate the look of the robot coming to life.

Used X-Particles to simulate the look of the robot coming to life.