About

BIO

Christopher Goodman is a London-based director, designer and concept artist for film and televison. As a recent graduate of the Special and Visual effects course at the National Film and Televsion School he has gained experience in a wide range of 3D and 2D computer programs including Autodesk Maya and Mudbox, Adobe Photoshop and Pixologic’s Zbrush. From his background as a graphic artist and video producer his has expanded his abilities with cutting-edge computer software to create concept designs and 3D imagery of a professional standard. Side by side with his studies in digital art he has worked extensively with practical effects including special make-up prosthetics, models and minatures. He produced a short horror film entitled ‘Flesh Art’ which utilised his talents as a painter and sculptor in the design and fabrication of several characters in the film which he scripted and co-directed. Christopher has had professional experience executing storyboards and concept art for film production companies and has extensive experience as a video producer delivering dynamic products to strict deadlines.

 

CV

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER and ADMIN OFFICER – Millennium FX

Sept 2013

 

CREATURE EFFECTS DESIGN AND CREATION – ‘FLUTTER’ SHORT FILM. Dir, Elliot Cowan

April 2013

Designed and produced several creature puppets for short film at Millennium FX.

CONCEPT ARTIST – ‘THE HALLOWEEN KID’ SHORT and ‘THE LIVING AND THE DEAD’ FEATURE, Dir Axelle Carolyn, producer Neil Marshall

October/Nov 2011

Executed designs for the short and feature projects development stages.  Included charcter design and environments.

ART DIRECTOR AND CONCEPT ARTIST – Bloody Cuts horror antholgy

Feb 2012 – Present

Currently work as concept artist and Art Director on series of Web shorts in the horror genre.  Sponsored by Millennium FX, prosthetics house. Prod, Ben Franklin                                http://www.bloodycuts.co.uk/,  http://www.millenniumfx.co.uk/

PROSTHETICS installation and puppetry (WIZARDS vs ALIENS) – Millennium FX

April/July 2012

Aided in the installation and puppetry of major prosthetics character for BBC TV series from producer Russell Davies.

AUTODESK MAYA TUTOR – National Film and Television School – sfx/vfx course

May/June/October 2011, and May/June 2012

Tutored several classes at MA level in Autodesk Maya and Mudbox helping them to finish a VFX project to a high standard.

SPECIAL PROPS DESIGN AND FABRICATION – ‘DRECK’ feature film

August 2011

Designed futuristic device props (handsets, firearm, communication console) for sci-fi thriller directed by Justin Trefgarne. Starring Elliot Cowan and Jonathan Pryce. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1957938/

DIRECTOR, CONCEPT ARTIST, WRITER – FLESH ART, short film

May 2010

Produced 5 min horror film that was screened as part of the 2011 short film selection at FrightFest 2011.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqdIwW6AyCE

ADDITIONAL PROSTHETICS – ‘PASSENGERS’ feature film

October 2011

Applied special prosthetic appliances for several key effects sequences.  Prosthetics provided by Millennium FX.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2123265/

STORYBOARD ARTIST, CONCEPT ARTIST – Pulse Films

2006 – 2008

Worked on numerous advertisements and music promos for artist including The Freemasons, Alpha Romeo, Elton John Aids Foundation, Wal-Mart, Toys ‘R’ Us, Tiger Woods, Justin Nozuka