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IN PRODUCTION : THE SEED (2021)

Successfully navigating through the global pandemic, we are back in Malta to shoot The Seed. Using our contacts and experience from 2019, we have organised this cool, surreal modern take on the status of Social Media and the impact it can have on our minds.

Written and Directed by Sam Walker. Starring Lucy Martin, Sophie Vavasseur and Chelsea Edge

Hardman Pictures is proud to announce The Seed is now in production.

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FINAL DEVELOPMENT : THE SEED

While the Covid-19 pandemic has hit everyone in the film sector, we were lucky with ‘The Obscure Life of Grand Duke of Corsica’ completing during the pandemic.

However, one of our films collapsed due to the impending lockdown in early March 2020, days before pre-production was supposed to commence in Spain.

During the lockdown we have been busy curating our slate and moving forward with a new project that we can […]

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FIRST LOOK : GRAND DUKE (2020)

Deadline have the exclusive first look at my next film ‘The Obscure Life of the Grand Duke of Corsica’.

See the clip here at Deadline.com

Through Hardman Pictures, I’m the producer and the VFX Supervisor, producing alongside Matt Hookings at Camelot Films and working with Lipsync Productions for VFX.

The film tells the story of a cantankerous yet brilliant architect who embarks on an unusual commission in Malta for an eccentric billionaire who […]

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IN PRODUCTION : GRAND DUKE (2020)

It’s been one hell of a journey to get here in Malta, but from 2 producers and a director we’ve grown to more than 50 people to create a blacker than black comedy that is different, disturbingly funny and hopefully memorable.Starring BAFTA Winner Timothy Spall and Peter Stormare, Camelot Films and Hardman Pictures are so excited to say that ‘The Obscure Life of the Grand Duke of Corsica’ is now […]

ILP WINGS & BLIMPS : CARNIVAL ROW (2019)

One of my last projects at ILP towards the end of 2018, was the new Amazon Prime show, Carnival Row.

I worked on a number of sequences ranging from the wings to the full blimp CG shots working as Head of Matchmove/Layout/Tech Anim and Pre-vis.

ILP VFX DINOS BREAKDOWN : JURASSIC WORLD 2

Above is the final vfx breakdown from my time at ILP in Sweden.

We produced the intro sequence and few other key sequences to Jurassic World 2.

I was Head of Cameras, Layout, and went onto do some tech anim as well.

Super sad to leave Sweden but also super excited to be making my next film as a Producer and VFX Producer through my own company, Hardman Pictures.

We have a few project nearing […]

FULL SHORT FILM : INVADERS (2018)

In late 2017 I got asked to help out on a vfx heavy short film. ‘Invaders’.  I’m always inspired by people who get up and show what they can do so I was happy to help.

I collaborated with Dan Prince as the Lighting TD to create the Lighting setup using Maya and Vray.  This includes the rig and rendering workflow to render out the shots 120 shots around the house.

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ILP VFX BREAKDOWN : LOST IN SPACE (2018)

While working in Stockholm to raise the development finance for mine and Matt’s next feature film, Prizefighter, I worked with the VFX company ‘Important Looking Pirates’ for just over a year working on various shows including Netflix’s Lost In Space.

Lost in Space was also Emmy nominated for ‘Outstanding Visual Effects’in 2018.

I was a generalist and one of the VFX Leads, which included; Cameras, Lighting, Rendering, Tech Animation, Layout.

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DINOS & PIRATES : JURASSIC WORLD 2 (2018)

While working to raise the development finance for our next feature film, ‘Prizefighter‘, and finishing Producing and VFX  for ‘Winter Ridge‘,  I got the opportunity to work as an VFX Lead in Stockholm, Sweden for Emmy Award winning VFX company, Important Looking Pirates.

After helping finish their sequence for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘, I moved onto being one of the VFX Leads for the opening sequence for ‘Jurassic World 2: Fallen Kingdom‘

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