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*phaedon* at Cow and Boys film productions editing room

Showing up: filmmaker, video editor, storyteller

Another position I held in Milan, Italy, was with a commercial film production company. The post available was that of an Office Manager. It wasn’t exactly in step with my previous experience as a film school graduate and news video editor, but these same things made me compatible with the spirit of the company. For me, it was an opportunity to get my foot in the door and slowly take steps to achieve more relevant roles in film production, direction, or editing, thereafter.

Six unicorn characters

URU Unicorns

Project brief Unicorn-themed wall art for children’s rooms. Deliverables Artwork for print in a range of physical sizes, up to really quite large. Creative process This commission is part of an ongoing stream of artwork for Wallpix. The open-ended nature of the initial brief (unicorns) is resulting in many projects under this umbrella, or rather …

Opens Recipe for Resilience: Disease vs Matisse blog post

Recipe for Resilience: Disease vs Matisse

At the close of 2018 my body was going haywire. I became overwhelmed by extreme fatigue, respiratory problems, and incapacitating headaches. I was experiencing heavy depression, constant mood swings and a non-stop flaring of binge eating. I was terrified. I thought I had come down with some permanent damage like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – the …

Digital Snoopy painting

Snoopy inspiration

On a recent visit to the attic (looking for some particular 80s synthpop vinyl records) I stumbled upon a cardboard box full of one of my childhood’s greatest drawing inspirations-Snoopy. Charles M Schulz’s simple, elegant flowing line which defined the brilliant beagle, is perhaps the strongest blueprint and starting point for my own character designs. …