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Zsolt is an animator/animation director with over 10 years of experience in creating content for screen, live events, theatre, and exhibitions. Before setting up PALMA Studio Zsolt was busy creating content as a freelancer animation director/animator. There are a few examples of his freelance portfolio below. To see more of his recent projects please click on the PALMA Studio logo above.
FREELANCE: Wonder.land - National Theatre, London,2015 (produced by 59Productions)
Zsolt designed and animated complex video sequences for this innovative musical theatre production using a combination of 2d and 3d animation techniques, motion capture, and particle clouds. These sequences were designed with stage interaction in mind.
Zsolt was also responsible for creating artwork for the wonder.land VR experience.
FREELANCE: Lighting the Sails - Vivid LIVE Festival, 2014, Sidney (produced by 59Productions)
IFor this spectacular 15-minute projection-mapped display by 59 Productions, Zsolt Balogh designed detailed style frames for one of three main sequences 'Expressions-Part 2' and animated it together with Jarek Radecki.
FREELANCE: Hampton Court Palace 500 - London,2015 (produced by 59Productions)
Zsolt Balogh designed detailed style frames for this spectacular show by 59 Productions, and created a five-minute sequence showing the transformation of Tudor into Baroque gardens as well as contributing to a breathtaking 'fly through' opening sequence spanning time and space.
FREELANCE: Emil and the Detectives - National Theatre, 2013, London (produced by 59Productions) In this highly acclaimed show Zsolt Balogh worked closely with 59 Productions director Leo Warner and set designer Bunny Christie to create a distinctive video design that conjured the atmosphere of 1920's Berlin and paid homage to German abstract expressionism.
FREELANCE: David Bowie is - V&A Museum, 2013, London (produced by 59Productions)
Zsolt was tasked to devise narrative, design and animate four AV installations for the exhibition.
FREELANCE: Great Britain - National Theatre, 2014, London (produced by 59Productions)
FREELANCE: Shakespeare, The greatest living playwright - V&A, 2014, London (59Productions)
Zsolt designed and animated the digital 'pages' of the First Folio, swirling around the original piece. The projected pages carried layers of information, interview pieces, performance archives, and text in this beautiful AV piece.
FREELANCE: World Economic Forum - Davos, 2015 (produced by 59Productions, V&A Museum)
FREELANCE: The Baroque Story - Royal Hampton Court Palace, 2013, London (produced by 59Productions)
FREELANCE: Olympic Opening Ceremony - 2012, London (produced by 59Productions)
Mirror, Mirror - 2012 (Matte Painter - OneOfUs)
Enchanted Island - Metropolitan Opera, 2011, New York (produced by 59Productions)
Cooked - Cannes Film Festival Official Selection, 2010 (VFX Supervisor)
Book a Story - Ania's Dream (Illustrator)
12 Moves - Cultural Olympiad, Worcester, 2011 (SDNA)
FREELANCE - Into the Hoods - Peacock Theatre (produced by ZooNation)
In this exciting high energy hip-hop show Zsolt Balogh gave an existing design another layer of intensity using his trademark explosive color palette and animation skills.
Video design by Andrzej Goulding, Concept art by Jake Cuddihy, photography by Hugo Glendinning.
World Economic Forum - Davos, 2016 (produced by 59Productions, National Geographic)
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