Movies are cool. They're exciting to work on, and there's a sense of pride in knowing that you were a part of something monumental. There is a constant push to create VFX that are both artistic and realistic. Quality is of highest priority.

Television, I've discovered, is a different beast. The pace is much faster; every week there is new villain, a new challenge on screen and off. Television demands movie quality, but without the development time or schedule…

Which is why starting my career in the movie industry before transitioning to television was so valuable. It allowed me to develop a skill-set and compile an arsenal of knowledge that enabled me to apply cinematic quality rigging to the fast-pace of television programming.

Encore VFX

Head of Rigging

Movies are cool. They're exciting to work on, and there's a sense of pride in knowing that you were a part of something monumental. There is a constant push to create VFX that are both artistic and realistic. Quality is of highest priority.

Television, I've discovered, is a different beast. The pace is much faster; every week there is new villain, a new challenge on screen and off. Television demands movie quality, but without the development time or schedule…

Which is why starting my career in the movie industry before transitioning to television was so valuable. It allowed me to develop a skill-set and compile an arsenal of knowledge that enabled me to apply cinematic quality rigging to the fast-pace of television programming.

The Flash

Flash (S3-6) - Elongated Man - Dominators - The Monster - Ragdoll - Gorilla Army - Devoe Clones - Rival - Raela Sharp - Etc.

The only thing faster than the Flash is his production schedule. The Flash has some of the most technically challenging characters on television, and there is a new one every week.

Although being rigging supervisor doesn't leave me much time for rigging a complete character, there are some rigging feats that are worth showcasing. Elongated Man - for instance - needed to squash, stretch, shrink, twist, wrap, and morph. Every week was a new add-on...and then Devoe stole his powers and needed the same functionality rigged in. The Monster and Dominators were just fun...I always enjoy a good creature rig.

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Supergirl

Supergirl - Superman - White Martian - Master Jailer - Black Mercy - etc

I joined Encore half way through Supergirl's second season, and it was clear that the show needed a lot of work. The team and I re-rigged all main characters, and rebuilt the rig system to add in much needed functionality and capability. I like to think quality took a huge jump up, and I know the animators appreciated not having to struggle with the rigs anymore.

Legends of Tomorrow

Gumball - Atom - Leviathan - Waverider - Baron Krieger - White Canary (S1) - etc

Legends is a quirky show with space and time travel, which means we never know what's going to come down the production pipeline. Cute baby alien…sure. Giant automatons battling over the city…why not. A furry, blue teddy-bear wrestling a demon…well…okay.

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