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LIVE VISUALS

  “EXOPLANET” CONCEPT AND LIVE VISUAL SET   Visual set created for  Rinzen  to accompany his “Exoplanet”  EP . Exoplanet started out as a concept for short animated film, and evolved into the concept for Rinzen’s EP released on Mau5trap, EP art, as well as a series of visuals for live performance.  Exoplanet is an alien planet with to Earth with intelligent particle-like lifeforms. The planet springs to life when a spacecraft arrives to probe the uncharted land. The visuals reflect the journey of a spacecraft’s explorations.

“EXOPLANET” CONCEPT AND LIVE VISUAL SET

Visual set created for Rinzen to accompany his “Exoplanet” EP. Exoplanet started out as a concept for short animated film, and evolved into the concept for Rinzen’s EP released on Mau5trap, EP art, as well as a series of visuals for live performance.

Exoplanet is an alien planet with to Earth with intelligent particle-like lifeforms. The planet springs to life when a spacecraft arrives to probe the uncharted land. The visuals reflect the journey of a spacecraft’s explorations.

MARTIN GARRIX ‘ANIMA’ TOUR (2019)

STUDIO: STRANGELOOP STUDIO

Created a series of glitch runner scenes for Strangeloop studios with comp and additional effects by Alec Maassen.

[ FULL PROJECT ON BEHANCE ]

88 RISING ‘HEAD IN THE CLOUDS’ TOUR (2018)

STUDIO: STRANGELOOP STUDIO

Lead designer on 88 Rising’s first tour. I worked with creative director: Christine Yuan to create individual looks for each artist, general purpose visuals, as well as an animated cloud character that would serve as the MC for the festival. Artists include: Joji, Higher Brothers, and Rich Brian.

[ FULL PROJECT ON BEHANCE ]

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  TOKIMONSTA X BILLBOARD X NISSAN (2018)   STUDIO:  STRANGELOOP STUDIO   Fractal flowers made in Houdini and particles using X-Particles made for Tokimonsta X Nissan X Bilboard Hot 100 Festival performance.  [  FULL PROJECT ON BEHANCE  ]

TOKIMONSTA X BILLBOARD X NISSAN (2018)

STUDIO: STRANGELOOP STUDIO

Fractal flowers made in Houdini and particles using X-Particles made for Tokimonsta X Nissan X Bilboard Hot 100 Festival performance.

[ FULL PROJECT ON BEHANCE ]

  VINCE STAPLES: COACHELLA (2018)   STUDIO:  STRANGELOOP STUDIOS   Lead Designer on Vince Staple’s visuals for Coachella 2018 on the main-stage. I managed a team of two video editors to source hundreds of videos to create dozens of video compilations, and created an After Effects pipeline that embedded them into a massive TV array for a 10,000 pixel wide LED screen.

VINCE STAPLES: COACHELLA (2018)

STUDIO: STRANGELOOP STUDIOS

Lead Designer on Vince Staple’s visuals for Coachella 2018 on the main-stage. I managed a team of two video editors to source hundreds of videos to create dozens of video compilations, and created an After Effects pipeline that embedded them into a massive TV array for a 10,000 pixel wide LED screen.