At Image Propeller Studios, our goal is to help companies connect to their customers and larger audience. At the core of our services are our animated promotional videos. These dynamic, friendly videos are valuable sales tools in helping both small and large businesses reveal their products to a larger audience. We also provide 2D and 3D illustration, graphics for web design, and video game asset generation. It is our mandate to keep our services current and relevant. Read more about who we are and what all the commotion is about.
Illustration, Concept Art, Digital Painting, CG Lighting and Renders.
Corporate, Promotional, & Instructional Animations, Motion Graphics, Logo Reveals, and After Effects Editing.
2D/3D Asset Creation, Pre-Rendered & Real-Time Lighting, Low & High Resolution Poly-Modeling.
Scripts, Ghost-Writing, Story-Boards, Website Content, and Social Media.
Skills // 3D Studio Max, 4D Cinema, Maya, Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Premiere
GuestServe – Reservation Software
St Catharines Mayoral State of the City Address
2013 United Way Campaign
Image Propeller Studios – Reel 2013
Book Trailer – Financial Fotographs
FITC Women’s Initiative Entry
Rollers of the Realm – Furniture 3D Asset
Rollers of the Realm – Hearth 3D Asset
Rollers of the Realm – Treasure Chest 3D asset
Live Nation – Beruna Festival 3D Map
Identity Festival – Toronto Client: Live Nation
Brrrrr! Toronto Winter Music Festival
Peel School Board Overview – Animation by Image Propeller Studios, Design/Direction by Amber Harloff of Illuminate This!
It’s a Nasty Day! Animation by Image Propeller Studios, Design/Direction by Amber Harloff of Illuminate This!
It’s a great day! Animation by Image Propeller Studios, Design/Direction by Amber Harloff of Illuminate This!
Innovate Niagara Portal – Promotional Video
3D Map for WEMF – Client: Live Nation Ontario
HeavyTO Festival 3D Map
Thank you! MotionGraphics
Academy of Champions – Ubisoft
Academy of Champions – Ubisoft
Facebreaker – Electronic Arts
FIFA 2006 – Electronic Arts
FIFA 2006 -Electronic Arts
FIFA Street 2 – Electronic Arts
3D Map – DigitalDreams – Client: Live Nation
3D Map – Echo Beach – Client – Live Nation
About this Blog // We love to discover cool new industry trends, but we also want to share our own ideas and inspiration about the creative process. Follow our blog to discover what makes us jump up and down and what keeps us thinking. Creativity abounds at Image Propeller Studios; you don't want to miss it.
I field this question often in the early stages of helping businesses explain their products or services. Both live action and animation offer engaging, effective storytelling – so here are some factors to consider when making a decision. Continue reading
Collaboration. It can be a beautiful thing. It can also be your worst nightmare with the wrong team players. During my time in the video game industry, and now as a freelancer, I have had plenty of experiences working with other creatives, technical folks, producers and project managers.
The best part of owning Image Propeller and directing all the projects that come my way is that I can (usually) hand-pick the folks I work with – assuming they’re schedule is free and they actually want to work with me too. It’s usually a perfect situation. Continue reading
For many creatives (including myself), the idea of working alongside various forms of government seems stifling. Stories of red tape, bureaucracy, inflexibility – all of it acting as a wall that prevents artists from exploring opportunities. All of these concerns were in my head when the city of St. Catharines approached me to produce an animated video for the Mayor’s State of the City Address this year, and I admit it made me nervous.
However, I couldn’t have been more wrong. From the very beginning, the City’s staff were friendly, approachable and open to all the ideas I brought to the table. They valued my opinions, and my artistic expertise. Although the scope of the project was risky and many of the ideas difficult to visualize and articulate, the staff’s incredible flexibility gave us plenty of space to discuss, then incorporate ideas everyone would be proud of.