Part of Duo’s Hacker History series, this short animation I created tells the story of how Dan Kaminsky almost broke the internet with the DNS vulnerability he discovered.
Animation: Martin Thoburn
Illustrations: Frank Zerilli… Read the rest
Had the please of animating this years Ann Arbor Film Festival Trailer. The illustration design for all the visual art of the 54th festival lent itself nicely to a more hand made look utilizing ink and scratches. Despite being entirely … Read the rest
I had the idea to take this short story from Dan Kaminsky about how he help uncover security vulnerabilities that lead to the death of Clippy and turn it into a meta-animation. Using a Virutal Machine, I recorded the entire video in … Read the rest
With Resolume Arena 5 you can now controlled LED fixture via the DMX protocol. The type of LED fixtures are limited to rectangular grids and strips. However with a little trick in After Effects we are able to properly map LED rings, … Read the rest
This animation animated by yours truly tells the story of how information security has evolved from physical based security to data security and its future in cloud and mobile computing.
This animation was created using both Illustrator and After Effects. … Read the rest
This is the first project I animated entirely in Cinema 4D. Sure I’ve used Cinema in a few of my projects and I’ve been toying around with the software since Version R13. However this project was almost entirely animated in … Read the rest
Using the bone and controller features of the Duik Script, I’m able to create a organic moving cable that is easy to animate. This tutorial covers workflow, setup, and animation that applies to many different scenarios involving, string, rope or cables.… Read the rest
Another fun animation for Duo Security by yours truly. This time the objective was to focus on product features and benefits that pertain most to an IT administrator. The character animation was the most fun and challenging part of the … Read the rest
I’ve been experimenting with MWM (Multi Window Mapper) a brand new 3D video mapping software for OS X and Windows. The software allows UV mapped 3D objects to be imported, textured and lit all in realtime using entirely GPU processing! With the … Read the rest
Thanks to the very old forum discussion over at Creative Cow. I was able to install the Apple ProRES codec for quicktime without installing Final Cut X or Final Cut Studio. I’m sorry apple, but I abandoned Final Cut years … Read the rest
Have you ever wanted to replace the text of an LED board? Well now you can, you don’t need to know how to hack electronics, just some After Effects elbow grease will get the job done. This is my first … Read the rest
Cyber criminals are working hard to steal your passwords! That is where duo security comes in, providing easy to use and the most secure two-factor authentication on the market. This animation tells the story and explains product in a … Read the rest
Another great collaboration between myself and Donald Harrison. This video was inspired by the painting “White Front” by Josef Albers, on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA), created for the Many Voices project. Featuring the … Read the rest
After over a year of planning and production, the bodies and beats app is finally available. This has been an ongoing collaboration with Chris Sandon and myself. It all started when we Chris had an idea of how to use … Read the rest
“Words Tend to be Inadequate” by Martin from Many Voices UMMA on Vimeo.
My latest film entitled “Words Tend to be Inadequate” was create for the Many Voices project for the University of Michigan Museum of Art ( UMMA for … Read the rest
This year I teamed up with Donald Harrison, Justin Dykhouse and Tom Bray to create an interactive video game for the Fool Moon Festival in Ann Arbor Michgian. The project entitled “moon unit face pong” allowed participants to have their … Read the rest
30 Seconds to Mars new single “up in the air” now has a lyric video. Animated by myself and Adam E. Hunt combined with footage from NASA. The lyrics were Animated using the new Plexus 2 beam render with some … Read the rest
“Return to the same city” was created for the Ypsi24-Hour film shootout in October of 2012. It was co-created with my good friend Chris Sandon. Like all other projects in the Film shootout this short film was created in just … Read the rest