Visual FX

Visual FX & Film Production

SHOWREEL

PORTFOLIO

CG PROJECTS

CLIENTS

"Russell is a pleasure to work along side. Always churning out high quality at great price points and always going beyond the call of duty to help get projects in on time."

-Dan - Brighthelm Films

"Russell has always provided the utmost respect, discretion and care towards myself and my clients. I would look no further for any one else to take care of my visual needs as I have had a tremendous experience the whole way through. Always on time, talented and all round pleasurable personality truly sets Russell above the rest as he encompass professionalism."

-Cedric Sequarra - Lucky Fish Productions

Recent work

2018-2019
Makelight Productions
2hrs Feature Film

I took the role as lead VFX artist on this film. Creating nearly all of the special effects single handed. I used a variety of skills from tracking, 3D modelling, texturing, particle effects right through to rigging, animation, screen replacements and green screen. The film had a great cinema release and is currently on sale/rental online.

2017
Sika
Badboy

I was contacted by the very talented director Cedric Sequerra to help him create the music video Badboy. I used a mixture of 3D tracking, comping, particles, editing, colour manipulation, 3D modelling and much more to help him achieve his vision on a very tight budget and time scale

2016
BBC
Mo Farah Documentary

I worked along side fulwell 73 and the BBC to create a number of image based effects to help bring this documentary alive. Using techniques such as 2d to 3d conversion and perspective animation, whilst also using tools such as Particular I was able to deliver a dynamic alternative to still image animation.

About

Hi my name is Russell Dukes. I'm a content creator from the south coast of England. For over 15 years now I've had the privilege of being an active part of the creative industry and have watched it grow. Because of this I have a wide and multifaceted skill set. This allows me to approach, execute and deliver any creative task to a high standard.

I produce everything from freehand/digital illustration and designs right the way through to high-end videos/films and CGI. I'm experienced with a variety of software and hardware from 3ds Max, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Audition to Red cameras, DSLRs, studio/film lighting and capturing chroma key. I also have intermediate working knowledge of coding such as HTML and CSS. I work in all kinds of fields from VFX, film production, animation to graphic design, illustration and elearning. I fill roles such as DOP, Art Director, Film Director, Audio Engineer and have produced content for web based output, TV and cinema.

I've worked with companies and individuals such as, Film Four, ITV, BBC, Sony, Stanley Tools, Las Vegas City Council and individuals/groups such as One Direction, Mo Farah, David Beckham, Klaypex and Brandon Boyd.

I love this industry and love being creative. It's my passion and drive. I hope to be working alongside you very soon and if you have any questions you wish to ask please get in touch.


Skills

Software


• Photoshop • After Effects • Animator • Blender • Premiere Pro • Illustrator • XD • InDesign • Audition • DaVinci Resolve colour correction • Nuke • Unity • Unreal Engine • 3ds Max • Autodesk • Zbrush • Boujou • Mocha • Microsoft Office • SVN • Adapt • Storyline 3 • Lectora • Trapcode Suite • Rubber Hose • DUIK • Joysticks n' Sliders

Hardware


Red cameras • Arri cameras • Canon cameras (still & film) • BMCC cameras • Film/studio lighting • Green screening • Sound recording

Practicle


Time & budget management • Project management • Self-motivation • Team work • Risk management • Client negotiations and relations • Training • Problem solving • Adaptability • Attention to detail

Contact

If you have any questions or queries please feel free to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

CONTACT: Russell Dukes // MAIL: wireframedigital@yahoo.com
ADDRESS: Brighton, East Sussex, UK // TEL: +44(0)7964 918 354