Established in 1991, SubZero is a creative outsourcing studio based in Melbourne, Australia showcasing the services of Cameron Crichton
as Director, Production Manager, Animator and Artist
. For reel breakdowns please follow the link to vimeo.com

subzero@aanet.com.au   ph: +61. 3. 9752 2623   mob: +61 418 666 811

From June 2012 to May of 2013 Cameron worked as FX Artist at Iloura Melbourne on After Earth, The Great Gatsby and I, Frankenstein.

Yeti was used for the fur in After Earth. Tests were rendered in vray and finals rendered with 3delight. Maya nCloth was used for the fern simulations.


The vfx team at Iloura were responsible for populating the 'valley of ashes' sequences in The Great Gatsby. There was a team of six people generating fume grids and then each member created layouts for a particular sequence which covered a specific area of the environment. Background CG elements were rendered in Maya Vray by the lighting team and were combined with the Max Vray renders in Nuke.




From May to September of 2011Cameron worked as FX Artist at Iloura Melbourne on Ghost Rider 2 primarily using Fume FX but also animating displacement maps and 3d projections in Nuke for the decay effect.


 

Cameron provides cinematic direction, production management and art creation services for music video, television commercials, corporate video, in-game cinematics, marketing trailers and other promotional material related to the games industry.
 


 

Cameron animated for Plastic Wax on Darksiders 2 and wrangled mocap for Saints Row and Devils Third.
 


 

Custom 3DS Max rigs for in-game and cinematic for Darksiders 2 and cinematic rigs for NeverWinter Nights.
 


 


SubZero's services also include pre-vis for television commercials, game cinematics and films. No matter what your budget pre-vis will save you time and money.  Pre-vis provides the client with a clear vision to the final product well before any footage has been shot and makes sure the production team has a singular vision of what they are trying to achieve.

  • Storyboards

  • Animatics

  • 3D Layout

 


Cameron Crichton has created and directed content for Act3, Torus Games, Tantalus, Krome, Blue Tongue, Bioware, Atari, Midway, THQ, Take-Two Interactive and Activision. Marketing trailers directed at Act3 include;

  • Neverwinter Nights 2

  • Dragon Age

  • Sacred 2

  • Fury

For full cinematic production and motion capture services please visit Act3 Animation.


SubZero can offer full music video production for any budget.

  • Professional Studio and lighting

  • Makeup and stylist

  • Green Screen

  • CG Environments

  • Animation and FX

Cameron has worked on several high profile music video clips with Momentum Animations and Mark Hartley. Cameron's role was technical director, cg artist and compositor. Clips from such artists as;

  • Bardot

  • Human Nature

  • Nikki Webster

  • Vanessa Amorosi.


SubZero has worked with a broad range of clients;

  • Direction, production management, asset building and animation for Act3, Crystallised and Momentum Animations

  • Broadcast graphics for Silver Spoon Productions and Artist Services

  • Storyboards and Animatics for the ABC

  • Television Commercials for Mushroom and BMG

  • Corporate Video for Scotch College, Spectron Security Printing and TABCorp

  • Multimedia presentations for Science Works, Cadbury/Schweppes, ANZ, Tattersalls, Philip Morris, NEC, Pacific Access, Gaffney Licensing and Fila


The Director and Modelling reels show content produced at Act3 by Cameron Crichton. Click here for shot breakdown, credit list and more content.