1/6/13

Compositing Reel 2013 from Robert Bruce on Vimeo.

12/26/09

"The Dragon's Claw" makes a top 20 of 2009 list

"The Dragon's Claw" makes a list of Top 20 Music Videos of 2009! I am extremely humbled and greatful to the people at ZME for the honor.
Thanks ZME!

THE LIST

11/30/09

Terrence Goes to Group Therapy



Title: "Terrence Goes to Group Therapy"
Audio: "Glee" TV Series (used for non-commercial promotional purposes only)
Medium: Flash, Photoshop and After Effects
Notes: Entry for the November 09 11 Second Club. The character animation was done in Flash, the background in Photoshop, then assembled and color corrected with camera moves in After Effects. Finished 30th our of 246 entries.

The HD version is available here.

11/19/09

2009 Show Reel


Title:2009 Show Reel
Audio: "That Right Ain't Shit" by The Books (used for non-commercial promotional purposes only)
Medium: Combustion, After Effects, Flash, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Higher resolution version is available here.

10/2/09

"The Dragon's Claw" on this weeks Channel Frederator



"The Dragon's Claw" is featured on this weeks Channel Frederator. They also did a brief interview with me for their blog.

Watch the episode here.
Read the interview here.

Thanks Channel Frederator!

9/8/09

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington State Home for the Criminally Insane


Title: "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington State Home for the Criminally Insane"
Audio: "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"  (used for non-commercial promotional purposes only)
Medium: Flash, Photoshop and After Effects
Notes: Partial entry for the November 09 11 Second Club. The character animation was done in Flash, the background in Photoshop, then assembled and color corrected with camera moves in After Effects.

The HD version is available here.

7/28/09

Animation Block Party 2009 Winner - Best Music Video




"The Dragon's Claw"
Animation Block Party 2009 WINNER Best Music Video


I am very excited to announce that my animated music video for Justice of the Unicorns won in the "Music Video" category at the 2009 Animation Block Party. I had a great time and am very thankful to everyone at Animation Block Party. If you have the opportunity next year, you should definitely check it out.

6/4/09

11 Second Club - May 2009


Title: "Stewert and His Pigeon"
Audio: "Little Voice" (used for non-commercial promotional purposes only)
Medium: Flash, Photoshop and After Effects
Notes: My first entry for the 11 Second Club. I animated in flash, painted the background in Photoshop, then assembled and color corrected in After Effects.

The HD version is available here.

5/12/09

A Mutant PMP Bunny of Your Very Own
























Title
:
"PMP Bunny"
Medium: Cubeecraft (Photoshop)
Notes: Merchandising! Merchandising! Merchandising! Get your very own PMP bunny mutant from "The Dragon's Claw" music video. No tape or glue necessary. Just CLICK HERE and print it, cut it, and build it. Then you can cuddle it at night, sooth its tears and tell it how you feel about the cold and insensitive corporate-industrial complex.

4/20/09

"The Dragon's Claw" by Justice of the Unicorns



Title: "The Dragon's Claw"
Music: Justice of the Unicorns
Medium: Flash, Photoshop and Combustion
Notes: Working tirelessly nights and weekends with my army of mutant bunnies, I am proud to present my first finished animation. Everything was animated in Flash, and composited in Combustion.

The HD version is available here.

Featured in:
Pitchfork
Stereogum
Channel Frederator
Animation Block Party 2009 - Best Music Video
ZMEMusic
Jenesaispop
AudioPorn Central
Ectoplasmosis!
Pigeons and Planes
Ryan's Smashing Life

4/17/09

"The Dragon's Claw" will be released MONDAY 4.20.09























"The Dragon's Claw", my new animated music video for Brooklyn band Justice of the Unicorns, will be released on Monday 4.20.09. Please stop on by and check it out.

4/8/09

The Video That Never Was



Title: "Ballad of the Smoking Gun"
Music: Tigers and Monkeys
Medium: Hand Drawn, Watercolor, Photoshop, Combustion
Notes: Searching through my hard drive, I found these first two scenes from a music video for the NYC band, Tigers and Monkeys. I was very excited by the concept and animatics, but sadly things did not quite work out with scheduling. This video never came to be...

The HD version is available here.

3/18/09

"Claustrophobia"
























Title: "Claustrophobia"
Client: Self Promotion
Medium: Acrylic on Illustration Board
Notes: A mock cover illustration for a news magazine.

2/20/09

"Dragon's Claw" - UPDATE
























Title: "Dragon's Claw: Chapter 1 Scene 057 - PRODUCTION STILL"
Client: Justice of the Unicorns
Medium: Flash, Photoshop and Combustion
Notes: Here is a production still from a just finished scene 057 of "Dragon's Claw." I was quite happy with the layout here, but quite disappointed that this scene really flies by. A 12 frame blur pan up from 'Dragon' to 'Bird' is all we see of 'The Machine'.

...OK, now back to work...

2/15/09

IF - "Celebrate"























Title
:
"Celebrate"
Medium: Photoshop
Notes: This illustration differs slightly in technique from many other things I have done. I felt the image had to be treated very soft and well blended to maintain the mood. I also wanted this illustration to be very narrative, so I packed in as many story telling elements as i could.

*Click on image to enlarge*

1/12/09



Title: "Hip Hop TV Blog Header"
Medium: Photoshop
Notes: Blog header design for HHTV (Hip Hop TV)

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