SAM GIERASIMCZUK

Direction
2D/3D design
2D/3D animation
Compositing
Video/audio editing
Concept/storyboard development

Currently residing in Chicago. Associate Creative Director at Vitamin.

sam@conceptualmedium.com

 

MOTION STILLS
 
DEMO REEL 2012

Edit: Paul Caddick at Filmworkers
Music: Skrillex "Bangarang feat. Sirah"

 

AMON TOBIN: ISAM > GOTO10: LIVE PROJECTION VIDEO (DIRECTOR'S CUT)

Projection video from Amon's 2011 ISAM concert tour (Ninja Tunes Records). This is a director's cut without projection mapped distortion effects.
See full-length projection mapped version executed by V-Squared Labs: vimeo.com/28840857

Created at Leviathan. Produced in collaboration with V-Squared Labs.

Creative Director: Sam Gierasimczuk
3D: Sam Gierasimczuk, Jody Evenson, Katrina Nelken, David Brodeur, Dave Posciuto, Blake Cartwright, Eric Jensen
Compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk
Type animation: Tim Sepulveda
Edit: Daniel Ryan
Producer: Brandy Olsen; Assist. Producer: Krissy Estrada

 

AMON TOBIN: ISAM > PIECE OF PAPER: LIVE PROJECTION VIDEO (SEGMENT/SOURCE)

Projection video from Amon's 2011 ISAM concert tour (Ninja Tunes Records). This is a source segment of a projection mapped live video track.
See LIVE recording of the complete track from MUTEK 2011: youtube.com/watch?v=C-1hMrNWHkA

Created at Leviathan. Produced in collaboration with V-Squared Labs.

Creative Director: Sam Gierasimczuk
3D: Sam Gierasimczuk, David Brodeur, Blake Cartwright
Fluid simulation: Sam Gierasimczuk
Compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk, Jimi Filipowski
Producer: Brandy Olsen; Assist. Producer: Krissy Estrada

 

HARVEST

Cycle of life forces and ubiquitous influence of technology.

Direction, 3D design/animation, compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk
2D design/animation, color correction, compositing: Rick Thompson
Original score and sound design: Jeff Van Steen, Harry Burgan (Secret Frequency)
Edit: Josh Bodnar (Whitehouse | Chicago)

 

HOOSIER LOTTERY: GOLD RUSH TV :30

Concept and fashion design inspired by steampunk art, tailored towards the Hoosier Lottery target audience. Created at Leviathan.

Creative Director: Sam Gierasimczuk
3D: Sam Gierasimczuk, Drew Parks, Dave Pasciuto, Jody Evenson, Tim Sepulveda, Katrina Nelken, Blake Cartwright, Art Duck
Lighting: Dave Pasciuto
Fluid simulation: Bradon Webb, Tim Sepulveda
2D Animation/Green Screen: Chris Beers
Compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk
Edit: Sam Gierasimczuk; Assist: B. Stover
Concept Art: Dave Pasciuto
Design Development: David Brodeur, Gareth Fewel, Derek Weglarz, Dan Tiffany
Producer: Brandy Olsen
Assistant Producer: Krissy Estrada

Production:
Director: Sam Gierasimczuk; VFX Supervisor: Matt Daly; Line Producer: John Olsen; DP: Kurt Branstetter; AD: Tom Ciciura; Gaffer: Bill Fry; Grip: Mike DelGreco; DIT: Robert Cauble; PA: Krissy Estrada; Wardrobe: Agga B; Hair & Makeup: Randy Wilder
Talent: Ford Models: Giamo Kanten, Noelle Lynch

Agency: Boyd & Youngblutt; Creative Director: Andy Boyden; Producer: Tim Taylor; Account Executive: Tammy Maldeney

 

SUBMARINE FLUID SIMULATION

From TV :30 for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Created at Leviathan.

 

SPEED: RACE HUB SHOW PACKAGE

SPEED network is the epicenter of all things racing. The physical location is the Race Hub, as it is in the middle of many racing landmarks such as the Charlotte Motor Speedway and the NASCAR Research and Development Center. The locations needed to be the features of this show's intro.

Creative direction, lead 3d, design, compositing, edit: Sam Gierasimczuk
Lead compositing, 2d animation: Tim Sepulveda
Additional 3d: Jody Evenson, Bradon Webb, Andres Weber
Additional 2d: Eric Miro
Boards: Sam Gierasimczuk, Jason White, Bradon Webb, David Brodeur, Aaron Edwards
Executive producer: Chad Hutson
Created at Leviathan.

 

WHIRLPOOL CABRIO "NUMBERS" TV SPOT

Creative direction, lead 3d, compositing, 2d design & animation: Sam Gierasimczuk
3d lighting & shading: Jody Evenson
Additional 3d: Katrina Nelken, Blake Cartwright
2d design & animation: David Brodeur, Katrina Nelken, Tim Sepulveda
Design assistance: Derek Weglarz, Gareth Fewel
Music & sound design: Particle
Executive Producer: Chad Hutson
Producer: Brandy Olsen
Production assistant: Krissy Estrada

Client: Arc Worldwide, Chicago

 

SPEED: BARRETT-JACKSON SHOW PACKAGE

Art direction, 2D/3D design and animation, edit, compositing, project management: Sam Gierasimczuk
Created at Lift Motion Design. Transforming cars: Curt Cooper. Additional design/anim: Rick Thompson.
Original score and sound design: Jeff Van Steen, Harry Burgan (Secret Frequency)
Client: SPEED Network

 

HORSESHOE CASINO GRAND OPENING TEASER SPOT

Direction, 2D/3D design and animation, edit, compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk
Created at Lift Motion Design. Additional design/animation: Rick Thompson.
Client: RPM Advertising

 

HORSESHOE CASINO GRAND OPENING SPOT

Direction, 2D/3D design and animation, edit, compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk
Created at Lift Motion Design.
Client: RPM Advertising

 

BEST OF COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2010 SHOW PACKAGE

Direction, 2D/3D design and animation, edit, compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk
Created at Lift Motion Design. 3D basketball opening: Curt Cooper
Client: Intersport

 

SPEED: NASCAR TRUCK SERIES SHOW PACKAGE

Art direction, 2D/3D design and animation, edit, compositing, project management: Sam Gierasimczuk
Created at Lift Motion Design. 3D trucks, tracks: Curt Cooper. Additional design/anim: Kyle Shoup, Elliot Lim
Original score and sound design: Jeff Van Steen, Harry Burgan (Secret Frequency)
Client: SPEED Network

 

EXTRA "GUT BUTT" SPOT

Direction, 2D/3D design and animation: Sam Gierasimczuk
Created at Lift Motion Design. Alternate Times Square video display version also created.
Client: DDB Chicago

 

SECRET FREQUENCY INTRO

Direction, 2D/3D design and animation, edit: Sam Gierasimczuk
Additional design/animation: Jason White
Sound design: Jeff Van Steen, Harry Burgan (Secret Frequency)

 

LIFT MOTION DESIGN INTRO

Direction, 2D/3D design and animation, edit: Sam Gierasimczuk

 

 

 

 

 

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