1. HoLo is the center to your new digital life. PERFECT for your movies, GREAT for games and will be bring music to your eyes with its revoloutionary projection technology. Holo: See The Bigger Picture.

    HoLo is my Visual Effects project and final project as part of my BA (Hons) in Animation Design from DeMontfort University, Leicester. 2010-2013. Truly the end of an era.

    Created in Maya,Boujou,After Effects,Photoshop,Illustrator and Logic Pro.

    You can also take a look at how I created the Visual Effects shots here:



    Visit my blog at http://www.activatethe.wordpress.com
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/activatethe
    Personal Twitter: @danjsmith1992

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  2. Witches is a visual representation of the poem 'Witches' by Kate Ruse. The project is my answer to ANIM3002: Professional Brief as part of my final year on BA (hons) Animation Design at DeMontfort University , Leicester

    Created using stop motion photography, hand drawn animation and motion graphics.

    Updated 23/5/13.

    Be sure to visit my blog: http://www.activatethe.wordpress.com.

    Bonus: See the old version of this video compared to the final piece here vimeo.com/66796732

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  3. ANIM 2003- Project 3a Final Submission.

    Short animation for my 2nd Year Degree work.
    All visual elements created by Daniel J Smith (CG modelling, texturing, lighting, animation) using Maya 2011.
    Sound Effects from freesound.org

    'Its a Beautiful Day' by Queen- taken from the Made in Heaven album (1995). You can buy it here: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/made-in-heaven-remastered/id457323791

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  4. Imagine waking up and all music has disappeared.

    Dystopia tells the interpretive story of a young man haunted by the thought of another life. A life before the unknown entity destroyed everything.

    This is my 2nd year visual effects piece.

    George Crosbie, Hannah Cook, Sasha Leone, Scott Pedan.

    February-April 2012.

    ALL elements are created by the credited names or use freeware sound samples. Music composed and recorded by myself, Daniel J Smith.

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  5. Lip Sync animation of my character Ming. Lip Synced to Kill Bill Volume 2 dir. Quintain Tarantino. Part of my degree work.

    All modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting, compositing and rendering by Daniel J Smith.
    April 2012.

    Contact: DanielJSmith1992 [at] Gmail.com

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Degree Work

Daniel J Smith

These Videos are the final end products of the projects I have completed as part of my degree in BA (Hons) Animation Design at DeMontfort University, Leicester from 2010-2013.

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