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VFX — “Red vs. Blue” Season 10, Rooster Teeth Productions

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

He’s alive… ALIVE! After a half-year stint as VFX artist, compositor, and live-action pre-viz director on Rooster Teeth’s 10th season of Red vs. Blue, Gray is back on the production scene and taking on new gigs. But oh, what a fantastic time it was. The sleepless nights were easily countered by being surrounded by great […]

SHORT — The Quiet Girl’s Guide to Violence, Official Selection: Fantastic Fest, Telluride Horror Show

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features

Once again, the lesson here is watch out for Jennymarie Jemison. No, not referring to her triple-threat acting-writing-producing skills. No, we’re trying to tell you that even when she’s not out to get you with her vorpal blade, she’s still gonna teach you a lesson or two on the morality of violence. Gray was reunited […]

COMMERCIAL — Zed’s

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

Director Emily Hagins gives us a lovely peek at the many faces of Zed’s, in this television commercial for the modern casual dining establishment in Austin, TX. Gray served as director of photography on this spot by Arcanum Pictures:

LIVE EVENT — SXSW x RvB

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, live event

Rooster Teeth. Performing Red vs. Blue. Live. On stage. For the first time ever. …who wouldn’t want to cover that?! Everyone had a blast — or at the very least, copious amounts of free beer — as machinima history was made at SXSW 2012. We’ll update you as soon as we can if/when RT and […]

ANIMATION — Dale Carnegie, ZaneFX

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, multimedia, VFX

Gray was pretty happy to return to a more “traditional” animation approach when he was asked by ZaneFX to come onboard as a 2D animator and compositor for this series of educational videos for Dale Carnegie Training. The character designs and vocal performances were quite charming and made animating the sequences a breeze. Here’s one […]

COMMERCIAL — VadoVia, Rocksauce Studios

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, multimedia

We love it when the job takes us on adventures all over Austin, letting us find new interesting locations and try out the latest food trailers. And what better company could you have than the gang over at Rocksauce Studios and DP Seth Iliff? Working the camera crew was a blast and the spot turned […]

VFX — “Red vs Blue” Season 9, Rooster Teeth Productions

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, multimedia, shorts/features, VFX

“The best gig ever. Of all time,” as the RvB gang might say. And really, how else are you going to describe getting to work with the Rooster Teeth gang? Gray was tapped to join the animation team as a VFX artist and compositor for the CG-driven “Freelancer” storyline of season 9 of the award-winning, […]

SHORT — “Alice: Madness Returns” Movie Trailer

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

A frabjous time was had by all putting together this haunting promotional short for American McGee’s Alice 2 videogame in the guise of a live-action movie trailer. Gray was incredibly proud to produce, shoot, and work on VFX alongside Zane Rutledge, Paul Gandersman and the ever-lovely Jennymarie Jemison as our Alice. Enjoy the creepiness:

NATIONAL COMMERCIAL — GelPro / Bed Bath & Beyond

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

Gray served as director of photography in this television commercial produced by Expressions in Video, for GelPro Comfort Mats and Bed Bath & Beyond. We tried ’em out all day while shooting this spot, pretty nice. Stand in one spot a lot, in the kitchen, garage, workplace? You’d be surprised how much less tired you […]

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO — Spinferno

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, multimedia

We had a “hell-a good” (…oh come on, how would *you* phrase it?) time helping knock out a quick spot for the gang at Scabfarm and Rocksauce Studios! Working alongside director Laura Andrew (Scabfarm), DP Paul Gandersman (Arcanum Pictures), animator Bernard Gumz (MTV’s Liquid Television), and actor Sam Eidson (Zero Charisma), you can guess we […]