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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.

Animation Screening in Paris
On December 15th My film New York is Our Bag will take part in an animation screening at L’Oeil sur les rues. The video exhibition exploring the relationship we have with the street will be at the Parc de la Villette in paris until January 15th.

Animation Screening in Paris

On December 15th My film New York is Our Bag will take part in an animation screening at L’Oeil sur les rues. The video exhibition exploring the relationship we have with the street will be at the Parc de la Villette in paris until January 15th.