Some very massive digital backdrops designed for Bloomberg Go

My latest designs, for a set of digital backdrops for Bloomberg TV’s new, New York studios went live yesterday. The architectural scene in the backdrops is based upon Bloomberg’s own headquarters building in New York and is displayed in a set of massive LED screens. Often, with such large screens I tend to find that […]

Creating movie effects on a TV Schedule – ILM’s work for Agent Carter.

Wired/FX Guide have posted a very concise look at the VFX work done by ILM, on the TV show, Agent Carter. The television VFX work looks spectacular, but it’s even more interesting to see that these grandees of the effects industry are producing work for television*. Is this a sign of the growing maturity of […]

Newsroom Backdrops for Al Jazeera Arabic News Channel

Al Jazeera Arabic news channel recently upgraded their studios for HD broadcasts. I was delighted to be asked to provide the animated newsroom backdrops for the screens behind the presenters on the night-time bulletins. Other project committment meant that I hadn’t been able to take this project on initially, but when a window opened in […]

ITV News VR Newsroom

Earlier today, ITV launched an entire re-brand of its channels and programmes which included ITV News from ITN.  I worked with ITN’s in-house computer graphics department to create the virtual newsroom space that can be seen beyond the glazing of the virtual set. Although I have produced designs for VR sets before, these digital sets […]

Daybreak – From concept to final design

ITV re-launched Daybreak, their breakfast show at the beginning of September, 2012. With just over ten weeks until launch, I began working with the set designers at BDA to prepare the views for the six plasma screens that would be acting as windows within the new set. After an early false start along a soon […]

TV2 Norway, Backdrop Environments

Buried in the background of the new studio for TV2 News in Bergen you will find the backdrop environment that I designed and prepared over the summer of 2012. The brief required black and white imagery to work with coloured front lighting. In order to achieve the best visual results, I worked on producing a […]