LVAD shots in progress

LVAD shots in progress

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

I am just about to wrap up on a procedure video for heart failure patients. It has been a mammoth of a project – 11 minutes of animation! Here is a sneak peak of some shots in progress: What is an LVAD (Work in process) Living with an LVAD (Work in process)

Preproduction storyboard of “Implantable cardioverter defibrillator”

Preproduction storyboard of “Implantable cardioverter defibrillator”

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 in Animation Preproduction

Some behind the scenes of an upcoming patient education video on “implantable cardioverter defibrillator”. Before diving into the 3D animation production process, a storyboard (sketches of the animation movement) is presented to clients for review. At this stage it is easier to make revisions than when the project is knee deep in the 3D computer […]

Season’s Greetings!

Season’s Greetings!

Posted on Dec 24, 2015 in After Effects, Uncategorized

At Perioperative Interactive Education, Mr. Skeleton is dressed to impress! We dress him up for all holiday occasions, but this year we forgot until the last minute. The department emptied out early in the afternoon on December 24th, so I made an impromptu stop motion animation while I waited for some scenes to render. Click […]

Behind the scenes: “Living donor kidney transplant”

Behind the scenes: “Living donor kidney transplant”

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in After Effects, Animation Preproduction

Hi all, Creating the “Living donor kidney transplant” involved one of the largest teams that I have worked with so far. It was our team’s mission to drive home the fact that getting a living donor kidney transplant is one of the best treatment options for patients with end-stage renal (kidney) failure. TVASurg  (a team […]

Behind the scenes for “What is Heart Failure?”

Behind the scenes for “What is Heart Failure?”

Posted on Aug 23, 2015 in After Effects, Animation Preproduction, Tutorials

Hello internet folks! “What is heart failure?” was the first 2d animation I created for Perioperative Interactive Education (I can’t believe I’ve worked there for a year now!).  I feel so lucky to be able to work on such fun projects all the time. Just a few months ago I was pitching the idea of 2D […]

Gr. 6 childhood doodles – my budding career

Gr. 6 childhood doodles – my budding career

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in Childhood Doodles

When I was younger, I thought it was important to brand myself and my artwork. As a budding artist at the age of 11, I designed my own logo and signed my art under the pen name “San-Man”. Yes, my logo was an animated cheerful smelly poop that was sometimes pictured dancing. I even hand […]

Love Wins

Love Wins

Posted on Jun 29, 2015 in After Effects

Hey guys, it’s been a while since my last post! I’ve been wanting to do more personal projects outside of work, so on this cold Sunday afternoon I stayed in and made this little animation in celebration of marriage equality! The main character is my wonderful friend from graduate school, Andrew Q Tran, who used […]

Getting an Accurate Time Estimation of Projects

Getting an Accurate Time Estimation of Projects

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Working Efficiently

Hi all! I have recently graduated with a Master of Science in Biomedical Communications and I am looking for a full time position. In the meantime, I foresee myself doing some freelance work. I’ve done several freelance projects while completing my graduate program, projects ranged from e-modules and videos to illustrations. When I first started […]

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy animation – Storyboarding

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy animation – Storyboarding

Posted on Aug 8, 2014 in Animation Preproduction

WARNING! Some images are graphic, if you are comfortable with operating room images, please proceed to read! Hello again blog followers! During the last month of finishing my Master’s Research Project, I started an internship with the Perioperative Interactive Education group at Toronto General Hospital (needless to say, I managed to turn a crazy busy month […]

AE Camera Shake: Wiggle Expressions and Slider Controls

AE Camera Shake: Wiggle Expressions and Slider Controls

In this tutorial, I will go over how to produce a camera shake with wiggle expressions. Slider controls will be used to regulate the amount of shake you want.  I from a workshop at  Biomedical Communication Academic Meeting (BAM@TO). I decided to give this shot a bit of a camera shake after getting some constructive feedback from Janice Wong […]