Christopher King: NFTS - Motion Graphics 2018. - This website represents student work completed while studying the Motion Graphics Diploma at the National Film and Television School - Jan to Dec 2018.
Although I produced a lot of work and squeezed every last opportunity out of my year at the NFTS, my overall feeling (writing this a few months after graduation) is that of disappointment. There were […]
The culmination of one year spent at the The National Film and Television School studying their Graphics and Titles for Film and Television Diploma. All work was completed using Adobe After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D […]
For the last motion graphics project of this course I chose the option to design an animated sequence, logo and poster design for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in 2020. With the alternatives being a Guide to […]
Module Six started with a collaborative project with the NFTS Marketing, Sales, Distribution and Exhibition students where we were tasked with providing graphics for the campaign behind Chang Dong-Lee’s film Burning. I supplied various design […]
Module Six > Oct 23rd to Dec 14th Marketing, Sales, Distribution and Exhibition Project, Intermission Trailer Brief and Final Project.
Meet The Clan was a collaborative project with two TV Entertainment students tasked with the creation of a pilot episode for a TV show concept. My job was to create the initial branding which would be carried […]
In collaboration with the Production Design department at the NFTS I designed various elements for the student film ‘Diversion’. This included a number of mock book and magazine covers, general in-car debris and signage for a […]
Module Five > August 27th to Oct 22nd TV Grad Projects, ITV Visit, Learning VizRT and BFI London Film Festival.
Let Me Cook For You was a TV Entertainment graduation project for which I designed the logo and 3D animated title sequence. The show itself is a combination of First Dates, Blind Date and Love […]
The 5 O’Clock Show is a magazine show broadcast live from the NFTS to the school’s YouTube channel. The show is made by 10 producers and directors from the TV Entertainment course, split into 5 […]
This project was an exercise in producing a complete branding package to promote the annual BFI London Film Festival. For this I produced an original logo based around a brutalist design aesthetic that could also […]
This week we had the pleasure of visiting the ITV Daytime Studios currently located in the old BBC Television Centre in London. The day was packed with valuable experience including a tour of the TV studios, […]
In an extra project working in collaboration with a Marketing student at the NFTS, I used elements provided by director Carl Hunter to develop poster concepts for his upcoming film Sometimes Always Never. These went […]
Module 5 see us getting stuck into the essentials of Cinema 4D. What at first seems like incredibly complex 3D graphics software becomes much more accessible with a few basic tutorials. I’ve still a long […]
Module Four > July 9th to August 3rd Work Placement at Sky Creative working within the Sky Sports department.
During July 9th to Aug 3rd all Graphics and Titles students undertook a work placement at Sky Creative in London working within designated departments. I was placed in Sky Sports while others worked within Sky […]
This showreel represents my first six months of study at the National Film and Television school, halfway through the Graphics and Titles for Film and Television Diploma. The basis for this period of work was […]
Module Three > April 30th to June 29th After Effects Cameras, Film Title Sequence and Multi Camera Television Show project. Introduction to Cinema 4D.
A collaboration with the team behind the London National Park City campaign, this motion graphics project required us to create a short film to promote it’s goals in a fun and engaging way. Working with […]
In the Summer Multi-Camera projects I designed the overall branding, title sequence, additional graphics and set design for two TV light entertainment shows. Selected by our tutors, I was teamed up with the panel/game show […]
Continuing the trend started by my Workplace Headers, my NFTS tutors asked me to design a promotional postcard based around the theme of Friday 13th – this year’s deadline for submissions to the Graphics and […]
A quick collaboration with Editing and Directing Commercials students at the NFTS, this project called for a simple end title treatment that tracked the movement of the cinema screen within the closing shot. Shown below […]
For this Channel 4 News documentary Windrush: The Veterans, I spent the day assisting our motion graphics tutor Rosie Holtom on a shoot to create footage and assets for the opening titles design. My main […]
The third Motion Graphics project at the NFTS involved becoming engrossed in the work of acclaimed film-maker Stanley Kubrick. The brief called for a 40 sec introductory sequence for a hypothetical film season on Film […]
We might be the room responsible for the graphics around here, but you wouldn’t think it judging by our door sign. Row after row of the same black san serif text on white – that’s […]
A collaboration with a graduating Games Design student at the NFTS, this ongoing project required a full branding package for social media, trade shows and promotional posters. The game itself is a tablet based game […]
A poster project developed as part of the NFTS Bridges to Industry program in collaboration with BBC Films, I was asked to design the poster campaign for the short film The Bind, written and directed by Caroline […]
Module Two > March 23rd to April 30th - Motion Graphics, Animation and Filming Techniques and After Effects.
Our second Motion Graphics project was based on illustrating 10 facts around a chosen subject. Options included 10 facts about Foxes, The London Underground, Climate Change, The Sahara and the Human Body. I decided to […]
In a collaborative project with the CPDP students (that’s Creative Producing for Digital Platforms) I designed a graphics package of logo, title sting, lower thirds and end credits for a pitch to Comedy Central. The […]
“Hey, Chris. It would be great if you could design us a Workplace Header!” And so started my journey into designing the headers for virtually every Workplace group at the NFTS. Starting with what should […]
Module One> Feb 5th to March 23rd - 2D Design focus, animation fundamentals, storyboarding and an introduction to After Effects.
The first motion graphics project at the National Film and Television School introduced me to the basics of After Effects and how to create an animatic using simple key framed animations. I created illustrations based […]
This ‘Change of Pace’ project was a design brief for a proposed arts and culture channel for ITV that required us to pick a name and design a logo, title sting and lower thirds – […]
Not long after starting the NTFS Graphics and Titles course, I was approached by a Film Direction graduate with a request to design the poster campaign for their short film ‘Blood Type.’ A time-travelling romance boasting […]
In our very first project at the NFTS, our tutor picked at random from a list of six a fictional film title, director, actors and synopsis from which we had to design a poster. The […]