Between May 2007 and December 2009 I worked on several stop-motion animation music videos. I consulted, collaborated, animated, filmed, photographed, assisted, and co-stared as a live-animated character. I gained experience working in extreme weather conditions, filming in flooded streets after a heavy rain fall, in the sweltering humid-heat in late spring, and during a live snow storm in the countryside.

I executed the following; character and costume design, set and prop design, puppet construction, animation rigging, location scouting, and pre-production research. My design work as a special effects make-up artist is also predominantly featured (see photos below). I animated select sequences and assisted with cinematography as a camera operator, grip, and rigger. I designed cinematic shots and executed practical lighting effects. I also shot documentary photos.

To read more about my creative background click on BIO and visit my IMDb page.

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Taking a quick break from animating before moving onto a new sequence and location.
(Photo by T. S.)


DOCUMENTARY SHOTS

Photos by S.Segal
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"Two Headed Man" Masks devoid of depth & facial tone before make-up application.

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A close-up of the latex masks after makeup application.