Movie Groove: It's what's on screen.
with Alister Lockhart, 7-9pm Thursdays (GMT+10)
Lecturer and Tutor of the Fundamentals of Drawing and Illustration module, and Art Director in Major Projects.
Puzzle Quest 2 (Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PSP)
9 titles as Art Director
Citizen Zero (Xbox- unpublished)
'Warlords' series (PC)- 5 titles, 3 as Art Director
Strategic Studies Group;
Walt Disney Television Animation Australia;
Random House Australia;
Intrepid Trading Cards;
Silver Lightning Software;
Issue One Comics;
Muscles N' Guns Comics;
Southern Aurora Comics
Design, concept art, custom sign production.
University of Newcastle
Computer Graphics College, Sydney
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Born in Scotland, Alister Lockhart moved to Australia as a child.
After completing a degree in design, he worked as an illustrator for such clients as Disney, Random House and Ten-Thirteen productions.
As a game artist he has shipped 16 titles, 13 of these as Art Director; working with the properties of Nickelodeon, Disney/Pixar, Dreamworks, and Animal Logic, as well as 7 titles from Steve Fawkner's multi-award winning 'Warlords' Series.
In between writing and illustrating for various independent Australian Comics, he also wrote and directed cinematics for 'Warlords: Battlecry (and it's first sequel), sci-fi racer 'Payload' and others.
Recently he co-wrote and directed a CG animated short film: 'Nullarbor', which in 2011 has screened at both Annecy and Siggraph, has won 10 major awards in Australia, USA, UK and Easten Europe including the Grand Prix at the Bradford Animation Festival (UK), and an Australian Academy Award (AACTA) for Best Animated Short Film.
The film also screened with the official program of Oscar-nominated shorts in the US and Canada. It is Alister's first film as director.
As well as working on upcoming animation and games projects, Alister currently teaches game design and illustration at SAE and hosts a weekly radio show called Movie Groove on Energy Groove Radio. He lives in Sydney with his two boys Lucas (9), and Robbie (7).
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