Low Poly Halloween Animation

A few low poly animation tests created for a Halloween project created in Cinema 4D. Read more

Giant Mecha Monster From Space

“Giant Mecha Monster From Space.” Started working on a new low poly design in Cinema 4D, so far the lighting is turning out really well. Looking forward to making this into a new Cinema 4D tutorial. Read more

Newton After Effects Plugin Tests

A collection of motion tests demonstrating the Newton plugin applied to a character rig in After Effects.  Newton is an After Effects plugin that creates simulations and dynamics and when applied to a character you can create a ragged doll effect. Read more

Microsoft Store: Skype

Skype and Microsoft have come together once again to bring you a new and exciting theme for the MS Store video wall.  Celebrating the release of Skype on the Windows Phone the new Skype theme showcases the many different ways you can use Skype on all your Window’s devices.  Working along side Skype’s marketing team the new Skype theme features a new branding style along with exciting new animations that mirror the Window’s Phone app. Read more

Faking Motion Capture in After Effects

Learn how to fake motion capture animation in After Effects. Read more

Microsoft Store: Halloween

It’s Halloween time at the Microsoft Store!  And what better way to celebrate the holiday than a fun and exciting theme featuring your favorite classic monsters.   The Halloween theme is a 57,000 pixel animated cartoon that engages the audience the minute they walk into the store.  Look closely and you’ll see an owl playing Xbox against a witch or a group of ghosts jumping and dancing to an Xbox Kinect.   There’s a story placed in each quad throughout the store so no matter where a customer is they can always look up and enjoy a fun, quirky animation to brighten up their shopping experience.

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Bleach vs the Sixth Sense

“Bleach vs. the Sixth Sense” is a short animated cartoon that was created in two days that parodies two different entertainment genres. The Sixth Sense is a live action movie that tells the tale of a young boy, Cole, who can see and talk to dead people. In the movie Bruce Willis’ character tries to help Cole through his dilemma but turns out to be a ghost unbeknown to himself. Read more

Total Eclipse

Total Eclipse is a short animated cartoon directed, written, and animated by Ryan Boyle. It parodies a real life experience where a group of younger office workers were discussing what time they were going to go see the “Eclipse”. Of course the oldest of the group didn’t know that they were referring to the newest Twilight movie that had just come out. Well, you can imagine the what happens next… Read more

Ghost Rider: The Later Years

Directed | Written | Animated by Ryan Boyle

Ghost Rider is a comic book character created by Marvel where Johnny Blaze agrees to give his soul to Mephisto in order to save the life of his mentor.  Johnny’s soul is then bonded to a demon entity called Zarathos that transforms him into a motorcycle-hellfire-flaming-skull crime fighter.

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Assassin Creed 3: Over-Logging

Assassin’s Creed 3: Over-Logging is a short animated cartoon I wrote, directed, and animated. It is based off of the popular game created by Ubisoft that parodies some of the games key plots. In the actual Assassin Creed game your character, Desmond Miles, is forced to relive the memories of his ancestors using a device called the Animus. The goal is to located important artifacts called the “Pieces of Eden” before the Templars can get their hands on them.

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Instructional Design Reel

For about 3 years I worked as an Instructional Designer, taking educational content and converting them into animations, films, and motion graphics.  I created each and every piece in the reel you are about to see below,  from the illustrations to the animations.  As an Instructional Designer I truly had to be a jack of all trades.  I used a wide range of tools and software combined with learning objectives, like Bloom’s Taxonomy, to create well rounded and educational pieces of content.

Villains in a Park

A short animation I created within just 3 days for the Citrus Cel Animation festival held each year in Jacksonville, FL.  It features two aging super villains who reminisce about the “good old days” of being a villain over a game of chess.