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A freelance animator who specialises in Adobe After Effects and Photoshop. I am confident working closely with clients and experienced at working to a brief and tight deadlines, with nearly 2 years full time experience at The Mill using Adobe After Effects and over 3 years freelance experience.

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy: Compilation from Rob Ward on Vimeo.

I worked on this comedy show for Noel Fielding. I was animating and compositing throughout the series which included a large mix of styles and techniques. I had great fun working on the show with a great team of people where we could all contribute creatively to the project.

Company: Secret Peter
Director: Nigel Coan & Noel Fielding
After Effects: Nigel Coan, Alasdair Brotherston. Luca Paulie, Johnny Still, John Taylor, Rob Ward.

Randy Cunningham: Intro Sequence from Rob Ward on Vimeo.

I worked on this award winning, fast paced and action packed title sequence at passion pictures for Disney. I was compositing and animating alongside director Stephane Coedel and a talented team of flash animators.

Company: Passion Pictures
Director: Kevin Dart, Stéphane Coëdel
Production: Ryan Goodwin-Smith, Lucy Morton-Hicks
After Effects: Rob Ward, Stephane Coedel
Flash Animators: Rich Wake, Stephen Vuillemin, Alessandra Sorrentino, Maxwell Oginni, Anita Corcoran, Martynas Juchnevicius, Sam Cundall, Perrie Murphy, James Newport
After Effects: Rob Ward, Stephane Coedel

Freelance After Effects Showreel 2013 Rob Ward London from Rob Ward on Vimeo.

A freelance After Effects artist and animator based in London, with 2 years full time experience at The Mill and have been freelancing since 2007.

Freelance After Effects Showreel 2013 Rob Ward London from Rob Ward on Vimeo.

A freelance After Effects artist and animator based in London, with 2 years full time experience at The Mill and have been freelancing since 2007.

Three Mobile - Funk Pony Mixer

The Pony Mixer was an online campaign where people could customise the TV commercial with different themes, haircuts, clothes and backgrounds. I made 2 of the themes, Funk & Bollywood which had hundreds of variations and required a lot of organising. We had about 2 weeks to complete each theme.

The Pony Mixer can be seen here: youtube.com/user/three/theponymixer

Company: Munky
Director: Tom Kingsley
Producer: Maria Manton, Liz Chan
After Effects: Chris Bristow, Rob Ward, Luca Paulli, Andy Hague

Three Mobile - Bollywood Pony Mixer

The Pony Mixer was an online campaign where people could customise the TV commercial with different themes, haircuts, clothes and backgrounds. I made 2 of the themes, Funk & Bollywood which had hundreds of variations and required a lot of organising. We had about 2 weeks to complete each theme.

The Pony Mixer can be seen here: youtube.com/user/three/theponymixer

Company: Munky
Director: Tom Kingsley
Producer: Maria Manton, Liz Chan
After Effects: Chris Bristow, Rob Ward, Luca Paulli, Andy Hague

The Terrible Truth About….

I did these Introductory animations for a countdown show, The Terrible Truth About…..
The deadline was very tight and ! had to create more than one a day, including artwork and animation.

Company: Slinky Pictures
Director: Rob Ward & Maria Manton
Animation: Rob Ward

Fairy - Make a Wish

I did compositing on this short film for Fairy and Make A Wish Foundation. It was animated in Flash and composited in After Effects.

Company: Slinky Pictures
Director: Rebecca Manley

After Effects: Rob Ward, John Taylor

make-a-wish.org.uk

France 3 - Summer Idents

I composited these 5 idents for France 3 in three weeks. Each scene was made up from a still photograph into which I added the flash character animation and created camera movement and subtle background animation.

Company: Trunk
Director: Layla Atkinson

After Effects: Rob Ward

Comic Relief - FIFA 2010

This film was made to promote the “20 Centres for 2010” campaign for the opening concert of the 2010 World Cup; it was broadcast worldwide.

Company: Slinky Pictures

Director: Rebecca Manly

After Effects: Rob Ward, Luca Paulie

Bunny and the Bull (2009)

Bunny and the Bull, feature film debut from Paul King (The Mighty Boosh). I was the lead After Effects compositor for the stop frame bull which was animated alongside me in the same studio. We had only 4 weeks in which to complete the entire scene from start to finnish.

Company: Slinky Pictures
Directors: Maria Manton & Paul King
Animator: Tim Allen
After Effects: Rob Ward & John Taylor

rob-ward.com/portfolio/bunny-and-the-bull/

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy

Here’s a small teaser for a comedy show i’ve been working on over the last 4 months. Will be on E4 in the next couple of weeks.