1. Television commercial from the popular Northwest Profiles campaign, which I was instrumental in developing.

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  2. Television commercial from the popular Northwest Profiles campaign, which I was instrumental in developing.

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  3. BBC Knowledge and Learning is exploring a wide variety of topics from social history to science in a series of three-minute online Explainer documentaries, and commissioned Territory (territorystudio.com) to produce an animated film on the subject of DNA.

    As Will Samuel, lead designer and animator on the project explains, the approach taken wasn’t just to look into a scientific future. “We needed to find a graphic style to communicate the beauty and intricacy of DNA. We wanted to create nostalgia; taking the audience back to the days of textbook diagrams and old science documentaries, such as Carl Sagan's COSMOS and IBM’s POWER OF TEN (1977). Using the double helix circular theme as a core design we focused on form, movement and colour to create a consistent flow to the animation, drawing on references from nature, illustrating how DNA is the core to everything around us.”

    Three minutes is a short time to explore a subject where most doctorates only scratch the surface, so writer Andrew S. Walsh teamed up with molecular biologist Dr Matthew Adams to distil the script down to the most fundamental elements required to understand not only DNA’s form and function but how our understanding of these discoveries has affected the wider world. While this length may feel restrictive, the team found that this limitation acted as a lens, focusing the piece on the essentials.

    The Explainer series is designed to intrigue and inform, encouraging those who discover the documentaries to further explore through links to additional information found on the BBC website.

    Client: Richard Cable for BBC Knowledge & Learning
    Studio: Territory Studio
    Creative director: David Sheldon-Hicks
    Art and animation director: William Samuel
    Producer: Sam Hart
    Script Editor: Richard Cable
    Writer and VO director: Andrew S Walsh
    Scientist: Dr Matthew Adams
    Animators: Alasdair Willson, David Penn, Marti Romances, William Samuel
    VO actor: Simon Poland (justvoicesagency.com)
    Sound design: Room 24 (room-24.com)

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  4. This film for the fashion magazine I Love You presents a new way of watching beauty tutorials, with make up by the luxury brand ELLIS FAAS Cosmetics. Inspired by the photographic instructions that show every single step of applying make up in still pictures, I used this same grid and structure and added movement. Then Flavia Faas added sounds to the movement.
    The result is a quirky dalliance of blinking eyes and moving lips, that utter the words "I love you..."

    Director: Thalia de Jong
    Make-up artist: Ellis Faas
    Model: Madeline Dotman
    Director of photography: Mirka Laura Severa & Thalia de Jong
    Editor: Thalia de Jong
    Music: Flavia Faas
    Camera equipment: Cam-a-lot

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