ROBIN CAVE

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mrlunch@netspace.net.au

http://mrlunch.customer.netspace.net.au/

 

Skills:

 

Professional qualifications in graphic design combined with strong traditional illustration skills, highly developed creative techniques and the ability to work well under tight deadlines.

Over 14 years experience in some of Australias leading Post houses including Animal Logic, Complete Post and Iloura, working with some of the countries best film, television and advertising directors.

Vast experience in computer graphics with in depth knowledge of such software as Inferno, Flame,After effects, Combustion, Henry, Paintbox, Photoshop and Painter amongst others.

Understanding of evolving Internet design and how it differs from other media. Experience using Dreamweaver, Flash and some HTML in the design and construction of websites.

Other tools of choice are Illustrator, Combustion, Fontographer, Bryce, Expression2, PIXAR Typestry, and Quark.

 

 

Relevant Working History:

 

2004 (Jan, Feb) FREELANCE work at the ABC, Ultimo including Mac work, set design, digital compositing and design, promo work.

 

2003 -> 2004 Digital compositing and design, story boarding, concept design, on-set supervision, technical direction.

Complete Post (Darlinghurst, Sydney)

2002 -> 2003 FREELANCE work including illustration, game design, website design, Digital compositing and Design.

 

July 2001 -> 2002 Digital compositing and design.

FOXTEL (Pyrmont, Sydney)

 

Jan -> April 2001 Website design and construction (Queerightings), digital compositing and effects (Harvey).

AFTRS (Nth Ryde, Sydney)

 

98 -> March 2000 Digital compositing and effects.

Animal Logic Film (FOX studios, Sydney)

 

Oct -> Dec 1997 Freelance - Digital compositing and effects.

Photon (Movieworld, Surfers Paradise)

 

1990 -> 1997 Design, digital compositing, story-boarding.

Iloura Post Production AAV (Melbourne)

 

Education:

 

June 2000 Advanced Web Design, Metro Screen, Sydney

1986 -> 1989 Diploma of Arts (Graphic Design), Bendigo CAE

1985 Art Foundation Year Gordon Tech, Geelong

1980 -> 1984 HSC Geelong College

1977 -> 1980 The American School in Japan, Tokyo

 

 

Film credits:

 

Ned Kelly, Warriors of Heaven and Earth While most of my time during 2003 at Complete Post was spent working on television commercials and music videos, I did get to do some work on feature films. On Warriors I composited and helped design the titles, and on Ned Kelly I worked on the Beechworth scene amongst others.

Harvey (Dir-> Peter Macdonald) Harvey is an effects-heavy short film about the right hand side of a man who cuts an unconscious woman in half and then sews himself onto her before she comes to...It was invited to show at Cannes and is still proving popular at various film festivals.

The Matrix (Dir-> Andy & Larry Wachowski) The Matrix won four Academy Awards including Visual Effects, it went on to become a HUGE worldwide success.

The Thin Red Line (Dir-> Terrance Malick) TRL was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won a Silver Bear in Berlin. Very subtle effects for Malick.

Babe II Pig in the city (Dir-> George Miller)

Holy Smoke (Dir -> Jane Campion)

Mr. Accident - Directed, written, starring-> Yahoo Serious.

Me, Myself and I

Angst, Red Planet, Moulin Rouge -> early tests, etc

 

 

Television credits:

 

Mondo Thingo, The New Inventors, Buick Observatory (Dir: Alex Proyas) Farscape, On The Beach, Moby Dick, Frontline, The Footy Show, Dgen

 

Music Video credits:

 

Pete Murray -"So beautiful" , Waikiki - "Complicated" , Lo-Tel, TSM

 

 

Interests:

 

Art, popular culture, painting, www, film,comics, typography, rollerblading.

 

 

Recent Developments:

 

I have recently spent a year at Complete Post in Sydney. I have also been getting up to date with lots of new software in the areas of ; digital illustration, web-design, desktop publishing, flash design, animation, typography and 3D.

 

You can see some of my recent work at my website:

http://mrlunch.customer.netspace.net.au/

 

 

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