design

How to Sound Design Your Life

One foley artist’s unorthodox methods to soundtrack a fashion film

 Art of The Scene - Alien chestburster

A newborn Xenomorph bursting violently from John Hurt’s chest is one of the most iconic, and important, scenes in science fiction or horror movie history.  Ridley Scott’s Alien is still one of the most terrifying horror films and interesting science fiction films in American Cinema history. From the humanizing, lived-in environment of the Nostromo ship, to the genius creature design, to the genuine surprise on the faces of the cast when the Alien chestburster bursted out…

Things Are Not What They Seem

A video essay on title sequences from Hitchcock and Fincher films. An exploration of motion graphic design from analog to digital.

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While working at ILM, director,  Joe Johnson (“The Rocketeer”, “Jumanji”, “Captain America”) was responsible for coming up with the design of Boba Fett’s distinctive armor and equipment in “The Empire Strikes Back.”

5 Surprising Things You Learn Designing Movie Monsters

5 Surprising Things You Learn Designing Movie Monsters