LODE - Digital Media Design

Online Portfolio of Michael Wentworth-Bell - a Motion Designer & 3D Generalist from Melbourne, Australia

  • Recent Project: Shaping Education - Henry Bastow
  • 3D Modelling and Rendering: BASF Print Ad
  • Recent Project: Timomatic - Swisse Ultivites
  • Recent Project: Battle of Darwin Experience
  • Recent Project: Ipad App Trailer
  • Classic Project: Rex Belfast - Head in the Clouds
  • Personal Project: Bliss

G’day & welcome to the Digital Lode!

My name is Michael Wentworth-Bell & I am a 3D Generalist and Motion Designer based in Melbourne, Australia. The ‘Lode‘ is my online website featuring my portfolio, blog, a ‘Motherlode’ of tutorials, project walkthroughs, personal projects & artwork. Thanks for stopping by. Feel free to drop me a line via my blog or contact page. You can also checkout my LODE facebook page if you’d like to be notified when I update this site.

Recent posts on the blog:

Last days – Raylight’s XrayUnwrap 2.0 crowd-funding campaign

Last days – Raylight’s XrayUnwrap 2.0 crowd-funding campaign

The popular Italian videogame developer Raylight SRL are currently in the final 5 days of their crowd-funding campaign for XrayUnwrap 2.0. […]

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Portfolio update – May 2015

Portfolio update – May 2015

I have recently added 3 projects to my portfolio – they are all projects I worked on for Dale De Silva – […]

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Adding 3D animation to Inspire 1 Drone Footage

Adding 3D animation to Inspire 1 Drone Footage

I had a lot of fun at Reel Pictures working on a project shot on the Inspire 1 Drone. We […]

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“Goosh” shown at Lana Lights 2015, Italy

“Goosh” shown at Lana Lights 2015, Italy

Goosh was unveiled at the Lana Lights projection festival 2015 this weekend. I created “Goosh” in collaboration with Alf Kuhlmann […]

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You can check out the rest of my blog here.

Some items from my portfolio:

A selection of recent projects from the LODE porfolio are shown below.
You can view the complete folio here.

Misty Vale Estate – 3D Animated Real Estate

Misty Vale Estate – 3D Animated Real Estate

An exciting project at Reel Pictures where I created a stylised 3D version of the future Misty Vale Estate in […]

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Temperamentally Lyric Video

Temperamentally Lyric Video

A created the lyric video for Buchanan’s “Temperamentally”.

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Graduate Registration Video – PBA

Graduate Registration Video – PBA

It was great to be a part of this fantastic Motion Graphics piece created for the Podiatry Board of Australia.

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Web Accessibility Animation

Web Accessibility Animation

A government video created for the Department of Social Services. I was required to create a number of different assets and deliver them ready to animate and render.

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Inside Health Identity Opener

Inside Health Identity Opener

A 15 second logo animation created for the department of health. I created the animated 3D strokes and supplied the base renders renders for further compositing with 2D elements, etc.

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Tai Hing

Tai Hing

A mini-planet-panorama made up of 64 photos taken on the roof of the Tai Hing Building, Hong Kong.

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Open Macau

Open Macau

Open Macau is a mini-planet-panorama and is made up of 64 original photos which are later composited together.

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BASF – Mining print Ad CGI

BASF – Mining print Ad CGI

I was hired by Green Team Australia to create Computer generated imagery for one of their BASF print ads which […]

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Showcase:

RealFlow Showreel:

The Reel Pictures Melbourne RealFlow Reel – I work at this studio as a 3D Animator. Here’s our first Fluid Simulation reel. All animation was created by Alf Kuhlmann (studio director) and myself.

 

Reel Pictures – Showreel 2012:

This is the 2012 Reel Pictures Showreel. I worked on every project featured in the reel.

 

Showreel Version 1

My current showreel is Coming Very Soon! I have not updated my showreel since 2011. I’m now working on my showreel version 2.0 featuring my favourite projects over the past few years.

Showreel 2.0 is almost complete! In the meantime, you can view my 2011 Student Showreel below:

This showreel was created in December, 2011. For a look at my more recent work, please check out the portfolio section of this site!