Black Sails

In 2016 I was nominated for my work on Black Sails. Here are some excerpts from the sequences that I supervised in Season 2 and 3....

Star Trek Into Darkness

Completed over 100 shots across 5 main sequences as lead compositor with Bad Robot’s inhouse vfx unit for JJ Abram’s Star Trek Into Darkness, working closely with ILM, Pixomondo and Atomic Fiction. ...

Dead of Night

For this feature film adapation of the Dylan Dog comic books directed by Kevin Munroe I supervised 270+ visual effects shots. The film features zombies, werewolves and vampires galore. See a trailer atwww.dylandogdeadofnight.com...

Stephen King

Olaf produced and directed the trailer for the launch of this new book.Youtube version: ...

Performer

festivals official selection: Palm Springs Int'l Short Film Festival Filmfest Hamburg 26th Atlantic Int'l Film Festival Australian Film Festival - 35mm Transfer Award Braunschweig Int'l Film Festival Sopot Int'l Film Festival - Sopot Film Centre Honorary Award Moondance Int'l Film Festival Woods Hole Int'l Film Festival Montclair Int'l Film Festival Hull Int'l Film Festival Meribel Adfest Young Director's competition selected for the Brish Council Short Film Festival Submission Programme.synopsis A man runs through a forest. Another figure runs in the distance. They chase each other through a series of environments and through ever increasing obstacles. Finally they face each other head-to-head.intent This is a very personal film for me. I wanted to draw a picture of a particular state - a perpetual loop that you can't break out of. Work - and making work - can be like this. The particular technique I used allowed me to draw a frame around the action - another way of showing the basic idea. download pdf synopsis here...

Derailed

Derailed directed by Mikael Hafstrom features extensive train sequences set in Chicago. The film was to be shot in the UK. To achieve complete realism it was essential to tie the lighting of the train interior to the scenery passing by the windows. The idea was to light the train set using projectors and to achieve the effect in camera by using rear-screen - something that Peter Biziou, the cinematographer was very interested in exploring. After developing a previs to work out the camera angles inside the train, Olaf went to Chicago to shoot the plates using a 180 degree panoramic camera set up. Plates were stabilized and stitched into seamless panoramas and then fed through a multi-channel projection set-up using 2 or sometimes 3 rear screen projectors and up to 14 lighting projectors....

Miss Pettigrew

Amongst other projects I have also worked on sequences for Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (dir Bharat Nalluri), ...

Pink Floyd

The Australian Pink Floyd Experience are in the process of re-working their live show to incorporate 3d stereo visuals - a world first as far as we know. Our friends at Rebel Alliance asked us to help out with the live-action component and we went out to the desert with two Phantom HD cameras and a truckload of explosives....

Mr Bean’s Vacation

Mr Bean’s Vacation (dir Steve Bendelack) and ...

Black Book

The film required some tricky work, the most complex was a cgi parachute sequence that I supervisied....

Slam

This is a music video I directed for Slam & Tyrone. Lots of extremely slow motion shots of the singer....

Burn:Cycle

pioneering tech-noir action adventure published in 1994. Bought my first SGI for this....

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