New Studio, New Team!
Limeys are celebrating almost a year in our new studio!
With our ever expanding team, it was time to expand our office. At the start of 2018, we packed up and moved from Surry Hills to the heart of Chippendale. Limehouse has all of floor 3 as our HQ, situated in an art-deco styled building with a huge open-plan interior and loads of character.
A new edit suite is being set up for the new year, and more to come on this so watch this space. It'll be a very busy start to 2019 and we can't wait!
Introducing our new Head of 3D - Chris Andrews
Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Animation and has since gained twelve years’ experience working as a senior CGI Artist at some of the world’s best production companies; in London at studios including Saddington Baynes, Smoke & Mirrors and Happy Finish, and in Hong Kong working with agencies across Asia.
Chris has an excellent range of generalist skills, specialising in 3D/CGI Modelling, Texturing and Animation, but a broad knowledge of all the modelling, particle, comp and render tools and workflows, and a variety of projects from concept to delivery.
He worked in full-time senior positions in his field and also as a freelancer which gave him the opportunity to work directly with clients and internationally recognised commercial photographers; This included time sharing a studio with photographers which was a real joy given Chris’ passion for the craft.
His background in CGI for print advertising and crossing into heavier animation, full 3D, VFX and VR, means Chris is able to lead a team and support a production from conception to completion whatever the destined media.
Chris has worked on award winning campaigns for clients such as Jaguar Land Rover, Nike, McLaren, Honda, Ford, Avon, Budweiser, Huawei, General Electric, and most recently on a VR project for The Shard London.
Chris had this to say:
‘Limehouse has carved out an impressive portfolio of high-end creative work and an enviable reputation for being flexible and responsive, something I’ve seen for myself working with them.
Duncan’s business background and James’ creative are a great balance, and the team around them reflects and builds on this, a great mix of skills and personalities.
They’ve a clear direction and drive and have again invested in CGI this year. This combined with some beautiful work for clients here and further afield, and a strong mix of photography, animation and live action productions, in particular mixed media including CGI; They’re a perfect fit for me.‘
Duncan had this to say:
'Chris is the man to lead Limehouse 3D. A rare talent with both motion and print CGI, a broad knowledge of the different tools and workflows used in each, as well as automotive, animation, VR, character, particle & organics experience, and a bloody nice chap to boot, he is a real treasure. The future of Limehouse with Chris as a partner is rosy.’
LinkedIn - reach out and say hi - https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrispandrews
Just a few 2018 highlight pics of the team out and about
We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!