WORK

Manifesto of a Serial Killer is a true-crime docu-series on Oxygen that explores the story of Leonard Lake and Charles Ng and their crimes--detailed in the written and video diaries of Leonard Lake. We created the main title sequence for this show--a montage of archival assets and CG highlighting key moments in the tale's timeline.
In this debut feature by Writer-Director Zia Mohajerjasbi; Robel Haile, an Eritrean-American boy of 15, embarks on an errand to deliver a huge and heavy suitcase across town destined for a sick family member in his parent's homeland. Union worked on 5 VFX shots for the film, including 3D cars, 3D trees, and composite.
This AMD project was a continuation of a pre-existing campaign. We inherited a lot of 3D assets but had to overhaul everything for our pipeline. Much of what is in this spot is recreated or reworked.
From the POV of ex-pats from Warren Jeff's fundamentalist FLDS sect, this Netflix docuseries details Warren's rise to power and systemic abuse of parishioners. We created collages, title toolkits, and a few VFX shots for the series. We also provided the production team with a toolkit for archival movement and guided their ACES GFX workflow for an HDR finish.
From the POV of ex-pats from Warren Jeff's fundamentalist FLDS sect, this Netflix docuseries details Warren's rise to power and systemic abuse of parishioners. Following this exploratory, Union created several shots and designed a title toolkit for the show. These exploratory frames and animations were conversation starters early in the design exploratory phase of production. Not all of these ideas survived the editing room and made it into the show.
3D can creation and tracking + type design for a Behr paint campaign.
Directed by Rachel Fleit, "Introducing Selma Blair" documents Selma Blair's life with Multiple Sclerosis and treatment with stem cell therapy. The film premiered at South by Southwest on March 16, 2021.
Directed by The Fines, LFG follows the US Women’s Soccer team’s struggle for equal pay. We designed the main title sequence and all other graphic and archival sequences for the film. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on June 17, 2021.
Design and animation for the PBS docu-series "The Black Church," including archival reproduction, graphic sequences, and illustration.
Design and animation for a series of Essie ads.
These CG vignettes demo Boston Scientific's current line-up--part of a more extensive product video.
These frames and test animations were for the initial pitch sizzle for "The Brave,"–a docu-series about the Navajo Nation police force. We created a series of miniature landscapes, using wide-open spaces and sparse detailing to emphasize the solitude each police officer experiences daily on patrol.
Type and logo animation for a Cisco anthem spot. Created at Union Editorial with Junsik Na, Sean Vickery, and Adam Stockett. Edited by Karen Kourtessis.
These frames below are from our first deck exploring different approaches to the Netflix Original film "Shawn Mendes: In Wonder." This treatment helped us figure out what everyone liked and hone in on the right creative for the job. Even though the final film ended up with a straightforward title design, several of these concepts made it very far along in the design process.
TVC & Social Campaign for Boost Nutritional Drinks. Production included CG bottle creation, CG coffee bean, chocolate creation/simulation, and a CG bar graph. Created at Union Editorial.
Created for Alisson Ellwood's Showtime documentary "The Go Go's," this main title sequence relies heavily on circa-1980 VHS emulation. The titles began as hand-cut magazine letters, then traditional typography and distressed with VHS distortions. We kept the colors blunt, primary, and "pop" so that the look isn't too "punk."
We began this Dulcolax campaign in 2019 and returned to it during the early days of the COVID pandemic. Our work includes general title design and CG demo animations.
From 2016 to 2020, we worked with Editor Sloane Klevin on numerous Xeljanz commercial campaigns. Created at Union Editorial with Junsik Na, Sean Vickery, Eric Dalimarta, and Kamaur Bonfield.
From 2018 to 2021, we worked on several Rob Lowe campaigns for Aktin’s Nutritionals. These spots were created at Union Editorial with Junsik Na and Daniel Ginzberg; Edited by Laura Milstein.
Pre-production design exploratory for the Atkins “FAQ” campaign — later renamed to “You Sent Questions.” Created at Union Editorial with Laura Milstein. This look was simplified drastically in production, but I still like where we started.
We designed and animated the main title sequence and map shots for the Netflix series "The Devil Next Door," a documentary series exploring the trial of John Demjanjuk; a Ukrainian immigrant in Ohio accused of being an infamous Treblinka death camp guard called "Ivan the Terrible."
Using mixed-media collage, this Netflix & Fusion TV series is an evolving deconstruction of archival media. We wanted to show that the investigation portrayed in the show was a meticulous process of combing through vintage archival materials (newspapers, FBI reports, letters, etc.)
In this first round of design exploratory for The Black Church, we are broadly looking at many of the different GFX needs for the series — paying attention to aesthetics and storytelling.
The legacy of Malcolm X is well documented in a vast archive of surveillance by the authorities in his time. We explore using this archival to build a graphic language for the series. We are heavily leaning into actual FBI document scans to create collaged images and titles for the series.
Exploratory for the Netflix film “The Devil Next Door.” The working title for the film was “The Devil Knows.”
Design & animation for the Netflix series Salt Fat Acid Heat. Created at Union Editorial for Jigsaw Productions with Junsik Na and edited by Nadine Mueller. The Main Title sequence was nominated for a 2019 Emmy.
3D design and exploratory for a live kinetic sculpture: An array of LEDs suspended from the ceiling with light and movement generated by aurora footage and live human interaction. These animation tests use data collected from actual Northern Lights to create color and light.
Design and animation for a Citibank social media Campaign. 3D with Sean Vickery at Union Editorial.
Various tv and social commercials edited by Eric Argiro, Laura Milstein, and Andrew Doga in 2016-2019 @ Union Editorial. Agency: Publicis Kaplan Thaler.
From 2013 to 2017, we worked on 30+ Covergirl spots with Editors Eric Argiro & Laura Milstein at Union Editorial. These were all fun spots–with a bright candy-coated veneer often applied in Post over simple white-cyc photography.
From 2016 to 2017, we worked on several Aveeno Campaigns including TVC and social spots. These were created with Damian Atkinson, Junsik Na, and Sean Vickery at Union Editorial.
Film titles for Barbara & Stanley, a film directed by Rachel Fleit and edited by Sloane Klevin at Union Editorial.
Type-animation and live-action footage manipulation for Brookside's 2016/2017 TVC and Social Media campaign. "Fruit Flavors" edited by Marco Perez. "Crunchy Clusters" edited by Eric Argiro. Director: Stuart Parr.
Type-animation and live-action footage manipulation for Brookside's 2016/2017 TVC and Social Media campaign. "Fruit Flavors" edited by Marco Perez. "Crunchy Clusters" edited by Eric Argiro. Director: Stuart Parr.
Titles, main titles, and interstitial GFX for the film Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine. Created at Union Editorial for Jigsaw Productions with Junsik Na and Jun Lee.
Design and animation for Cooked on Netflix, created at Union Editorial for Jigsaw Productions with Jun Lee, Junsik Na, Garret Walter, Adam Stockett, and Kamaur Bonfield. Andrew Doga edited the title sequence.
These Microsoft commercials were created at Union Editorial with Eric Dalimarta and edited by Sloane Klevin and Adriana Machado. They were a Winner of the Silver Lion @ Cannes 2016. Director: Nanette Burstein.
Main titles, design, and animation for the HBO documentary film on the life of Norah Ephron. Created at Union Editorial with Junsik Na and Jun Lee. The film was nominated for 2 Emmys in 2016.
Design, animation, and show package for The New Yorker Presents – Season 1 on Amazon Prime; shortlisted for the Design Category in the 2016 AICP awards.