THE ANIMAL

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michael-herm

Director, Animator, Character Designer, CG Artist

Michael is specializing in CG vehicle/character design/modeling/sculpting, animation, problem solving in general and developing good ideas. Michael co-founded and is currently CEO of LUMATIC. https://www.artstation.com/artist/hackworth

FILMOGRAPHY
  • 2013
    Feuchtgebiete (Wetlands)

    VFX lead animator, feature film by Majestic

  • 2012
    Lonely Bones

    Modeler, short film by Studio Rosto A.D

  • 2012
    Rising Hope

    Modeler & Animator

  • 2011
    Flamingo Pride

    Modeler & Animator

  • 2011
    The Monster Of Nix

    Modeler, Facial Rigger & Animator, short film by Studio Rosto A.D

  • 2008
    Chump And Clump

    direction & CG animation

WORK SAMPLES

Showreel 2011 Michael Herm

Chump And Clump

short film3D animation10:35 min© HFF Konrad Wolf 2008
Directed by Stephan Sacher and Michael Herm
Chump and Clump meet at a bus station. Unfortunately, they have just missed their bus, which arrives only once a week. While waiting for the next bus, a bizarre and wonderfully raucous friendship develops, which still manages to prevail when all odds turn against our little heroes.
  • Story, Design, Animation: Stephan Sacher and Michael Herm
  • Chump: Volkram Zschiesche
  • Clump: Michael Herm
  • Additional Animation: Daniel Zinner
  • Music: Friedemann Matzeit 
  • Editing: Sven Fox 
  • Compositing: Dennis Rettkowski
  • Sound Design: Paul Rischer
  • Re-Recording Mixing: Marian Mentrup
  • Line Producer: Javelle Bauersfeld
  • Foley Artist: Guenther Roehn
  • Music Recording: Veit Norek

Playmobil Future Planet Breakdown

Playmobil Drachenland TV Commercial

TV Commercial CG 31'' © 2009 Geobra Brandstätter
CG elements created and animated by Michael Herm and Stephan Sacher. VFX by Dennis Rettkowski  

FEUCHTGEBIETE - Opening Sequence

Animated Title Sequence 3D Computer Graphics 1:23 min 2013
  • Opening title sequence for the german feature "Feuchtgebiete"
  • Animation by TALKING ANIMALS
  • Directed by David Wnendt
  • Produced by Rommelfilm - 2013
   

 
  • Graphic Design: Ines Gomes Ferreira
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