Michael Murdock Lighting Reel from Michael Murdock on Vimeo.

Reel Breakdown_2010

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All aspects of lighting, rendering and compositing of shot for the film Dreamgiver. Reveal of primary character. Using Maya and Renderman Pro Server.

#2______________________
All aspects of lighting, rendering and compositing of shot for the film Dream Giver. Using Maya and Renderman. Animated glow from bag.

#3______________________
All aspects of lighting, rendering and compositing of shot for the film Dreamgiver. Using Maya, Renderman and After Effects for compositing and fx. Animated light from eggs.

#4______________________
All lighting, rendering and compositing for shot in the film Dreamgiver. 12 second continuous shot with extensive rendering and compositing troubleshooting to eliminate flickers of this complex scene.

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All compositing for shot in the film Dreamgiver. Established and animated multi-plane camera, added shading effects to butterflies and lens flare using After-Effects.

#6______________________
Compositing for Dreamgiver. Took 2d animated layers, color corrected and painted using Photoshop. Took practical footage and applied particle effects and color-bleeding/glow effects. Animated and projection mapped matte painting for breaking ground.

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Compositing of shot for the film Dreamgiver. Took 3d rendered layers, color corrected and painted using Photoshop. Took flash animations and applied particle effects and color-bleeding/glow effects using Particular and After Effects.

#8______________________
Compositing for Dreamgiver. Took 2d animated layers, Animated camera and added sun flare using After Effects.

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Created entire scene for a school project. Using Maya and Photoshop. Rendered with Mental Ray.

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Scene from a 1 minute short created for school project. Incorporates live action with 3d animation and effects. Motion tracking done using MatchMover. All elements of 3d done using Maya and Renderman Pro Server. Mel script written to render and save files. Final Composite done in After Effects.

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Knights of Mayhem title was created for a pilot show which is scheduled to air on National Geographic. After Effects, Trapcode Particular.

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Dream Giver opening title. Done using Trapcode Shine and Particular.

#11_____________________
All lighting, rendering and compositing. Added dust particles. Animated depth of field. Maya, Renderman Pro Server, Trapcode Particular.