Matt Denton Film/TV Resume

Project

 

Company

Year

Title

Description

Prometheus - Alien Prequel   Fox 2011 Animatronic Designer Supply integration and pupeteering of iPuP animatronic control systems
In The Night Garden
(Stage Show)
Zafar - Lee 2010 Electronics Designer Supply of auto talk and auto blink electronics
Yoko Fido Film 2010 Animatronic Control System Supply, install and program of Xpress control system for Yoko animatronic
Honey Monster Bray Leino 2009 Animatronics Supervisor / Electronics Comic relief "Do Something Funny" advert campaign.
Sony Zoetrope Artem 2008 Electronics Designer Design and build of control system for 10m diameter world record Zoetrope.
Wolfman Rick Baker / Dave Elsey 2008 Animatronics Designer Animatronics control systems & electronics design.

Honey Monster

 

Bray Leino

2007

Animatronics Supervisor / Electronics

Refurbishment and electronics update of Honey Monster animatronic / costume.

What's Your News?

 

TT Animation

2007/8

Performance Animation Systems

Supply of 4 Xpress performance systems for live puppeteering and animation of CG characters.

SkyBot

 

GLUE

2007

Designer

Design and build of Sky set top box robot.

Agent Crush

 

Crush Productions

2006/7

Computer Systems Supervisor/Key Puppeteer

Electronics design, Xpress performance systems and puppeteering.

News with Meemee

 

Travellers Tales

2006

Computer Systems Supervisor/Designer

TV Pilot. Xpress system used for live facial performance of all the shows CG characters.

Dante Leoneli's Neon Domes

 

Kinetica Museum

2006

Technical Consultant

Design and implementation of electrical system and dome inner core. Installation and light sequence programming

Noddy Stage Show

 

Josh Lee

2006

Electronic Designer

Electronics design and implementation

Real Time CG Performance

 

Aardman

2006

Technician

One week workshop assisting Aardman animators in the use of the Xpress Live CG performance system

Jim Jam And Sunny

 

All Effects

2006

Animatronic Designer

Electronics design and implementation for animatronic characters

In The Night Garden

 

Ragdoll / Art Dept.

2005/6

Engineer

CNC Services for carousel model / electronics design.

In The Night Garden

 

Vin Burnham

2005

Animatronic Designer

Design of electronics for animatronic characters

Yello - Pigdog Commercial

 

Vin Burnham

2005

Puppeteer

Creature Performance system and puppeteering

Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire

 

Nick Dudman

2005

Computer Systems Supervisor

Creature Performance System and electronics for animatronic Characters: "Dragon" and "Voldemort"

Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire

Nick Dudman

2004

Computer Systems Supervisor

Creature Performance System and electronics for animatronic Characters: "Fawkes", "Hexapod Walking Creature", "Underwater Dummies", and "Fish".

Jackson Test

Biomimics/micromagic systems

2003

CGI Character Performance System

Plugin development for "Alias MotionBuilder " Motion Capture software, to enable live performance of character faces using existing performance system.

Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban

Nick Dudman

2003

Computer Systems

Creature Performance System for animatronic Characters: "Buckbeak" the Hippogriff, and the Werewolf.

Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban

Nick Dudman

2003

Animatronic Designer

Design and build background creature: 6 leg Walking "Hexapod".

Various Game shows including "Who wants to be a millionaire" and "The Weakest Link"

G-Graphics

1999 - 2002

Research and Development

Audience response Hardware and software design. Technician training for various shows in many countries.

Pinocchio (The new adventures of)

Image FX

1999

Computer Systems

Animatronic Lip sync system design and programming

Strongbow Commercial

Jim Henson's Creature Shop

1999

Electronic Tech.

Electronics Refurbishment and shoot

Massive Attack
'Teardrop' Music Video

Creature FX

1998

Computer Systems

Animatronics Lip sync system design and programming

Animal Farm

Jim Henson's Creature Shop

1998

Electronic System Designer

Electronics system design and shoot supervision

Dr Doolittle

Jim Henson's Creature Shop

1998

Technician

Electronics R&D for stage play

Phoenix

Within the Picture Productions

1997/8

Set Dressing

Electronics, Models and set dressing

Lost In Space

Jim Henson's Creature Shop

1997

Control Computer System Designer

Animatronic control system for Robots and shoot

Caspari Commercial

Jim Henson's Creature Shop

1997

Electronic Tech.

Electronics build and shoot for talking horse

Buddy

Jim Henson's Creature Shop

1996

Electronic Tech.

Electronics build for gorilla's

Shell Commercial

Eagle Models

1996

Technician

Basic Animatronics

Morse code toy

Pirate Models

1996

R&D Technician

Circuit design

Boddingtons Commercial

Pirate Models

1996

Technician

Cat Collar electronics

Boddingtons Commercial

Stark Films

1996

Technician

Control room electronics

Bugs 2

Carnival Films

1996

Technician

Various electronics and Props

Bugs 2 (episode 1)

Carnival Films

1996

Technician

Standby tech. for shuttle electronics

Downdraft

Neil Groton

1996

Technician

Cyborg Electronics

Bugs 2 (episode 1)

Lightforce FX

1996

Technician

Space shuttle cockpit dressing and electronics

Disney Cyberstar

Lightforce FX

1996

Computer Tech.

Animatronic lip sync development and programming

Teddy's Revenge

Lightforce FX

1996

Research Tech.

Pre-production animatronics and computer controlled walking rig.

Space Precinct (episode 14)

Lightforce FX

1995

Computer Tech.

Animatronic lip sync system/programming

Ten Percenters

Vendetta FX

1995

Technician

Electronics for alarm prop

Lloyds bank ( Giant )

Vendetta FX

1995

Computer Tech.

Animatronic lip sync system design and programming.

Space Precinct (episode 9)

Neil Gorton

1995

Technician

Cyborg Electronics and Mechanisms

Space Precinct (episode 6)

Vendetta FX

1994

Technician

Assistant computer tech. for char actor Morgo

Lloyds Bank Commercial (Swamp Monster)

Vendetta FX

1994

Technician

Tundred monster dressing

Capital Gold Commercial

Vendetta FX

1994

Technician

Animatronic Control

Francis Rafel Pop Video

Vendetta FX

1994

Technician

Physical FX

Scavengers

Vendetta FX

1994

Technician

Set Dressing & Electronic Props