Author Archives for xandad

About xandad

I have been doing computer animation since 1979.

Buffalo Trace Distillery 2008

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Fun with a Laser Pen

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The Hurdy Gurdy Man

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Samantha 1990

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Barb T. c 1991

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Cathy H. c 1990

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Sandy Bell 1991

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Histeria

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    This was a fun spot that I worked on for the show Histeria. Maya had just introduced “Hard and Soft Body Dynamics”. I wanted to explore how that collision detect and the physics worked. So I wrote this piece, and did all the animation and composting. The School Desk model in the open...

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Tribute to Los Angeles Fire Department

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A few years back I put together this tribute to the LAFD- to thank them for all their hard work. The music is Scarborough Fair as performed by me and the kids on Mountain Dulcimer.

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Vancouver to Seattle in 3 Minutes

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Took a trip a few years back to Vancouver for Siggraph. I shot this time-lapse video on a GoPro stuck to the window of the train- I believe this was shot 1 pic every 5 seconds. I’ll need to check that though.

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The Bus Stops Here.

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This is a video I shot with my buddy, John, back in 1988. But… before I could finish it I ended up moving to Los Angeles. Once in LA, without a facility to edit in- the footage sat in a box for about 17 years. In that time – the technology grew up and I...

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