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Riverghost Designs

Riverghost Designs specialises in producing 'In-Vision' Print & Motion Graphics to the Entertainment Industries. In addition to Graphic Design we offer services such as Art Direction, Set & Event Design, Concept Art and Brand Consultancy.

Career Timeline

Available for Freelance
2012

“Postscript” – Set Designer

(SHORT FILM) AM MARGERISON PRODUCTIONS

Set Designer and creative consultant for this contemporary war drama.

As of September 2014 this film is unreleased.

Art Director: Lauren Summers

Producer: Chantal Lee Gan

Director: Ann Marie Margerison

“Gino” – Art Director

(SHORT FILM) WIN MONEY MAKE FILM PRODUCTIONS

Provided Art Direction for this short film set in WW2 Italy, following the life of Tour Du France winner and resistance figure Gino Bartali.

As of September 2014 this film is unreleased.

Producer: Chantal Lee Gan, Stephen Hanks

Director: Tom Ludlam

“Scrum 5″ – Set Designer

(TV - ONGOING) BBC WALES SPORT

Set Designer for Rugby highlight and panel discussion show ‘Scrum 5′, and ‘Match of the Day Wales.’

Designed With: Arwel Wyn Jones

Producer: Sion Thomas

“Wizards vs Aliens” – Graphic Designer

(TV - SEASON 1) CBBC / FREEMANTLE PRODUCTIONS

Graphic Designer for the first season of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Adventure series created by Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures showrunners Russel T. Davies and Phil Ford.

Production Designer: Arwel Wyn Jones

Producers: Russel T Davies, Bethan Jones, Chapman Maddox, Sander Schwartz

Directors: Daniel O’Hara, Griff Rowland, Joss Agnew

“Upstairs, Downstairs” – Art Department Coordinator

(TV - SEASON 2) BBC / WGBH-TV

Art Department Coordinator and Additional Graphics for the second season of the BBC / PBS period drama, ‘Upstairs, Downstairs’

Production Designer: Arwel Wyn Jones

Producers: Faith Penhale, Heidi Thomas, Annie Tricklebank

Directors: Mark Jobst, Brendan Maher, Anthony Byrne

2011

“Dirk Gently” – Additional Graphics

(TV - SEASON 1 Episode 1) BBC / ITV STUDIOS

Worked remotely with the Art Department to prepare the first episode, providing dressing props and in-vision animation.

Production Designer: Amelia Shankland

Producers: Saurabh Kakkar, Brian Minchin, Howard Overman

Director: Tom Shankland

“Sherlock” – Graphic Designer

(TV - Season 2 Episodes 1 & 3) BBC / WGBH-TV / HARTSWOOD FILMS

Graphic Designer for the EMMY Award Nominated Season 2 Episode ‘A Scandal In Belgravia’.  Additional Graphics provided for the episode ‘The Reichenbach Fall’.

Production Designer: Arwel Wyn Jones

Producers: Stephen Moffat, Mark Gatiss, Beryl Vertue

Directors: Paul McGuigan, Toby Haynes

“Ruth Jones’ Summer Holiday” – Additional Graphics

(TV SPECIAL) BBC / TIDY PRODUCTIONS

Provided graphics for interview segments of Ruth Jones’ seasonal chatshow.  Ruth was joined by Jonathan Ross, Sarah Millican and Stephen Mangan.

Provided interview graphics for Ruth Jones’ summer talk show.

Producer: David Peet, Sophie Cousens

“The Final Punchline” – Art Director

(Short Film) Seraphim Pictures

Art Directed this short film about a comedian coping with cancer.

Producers: Chantal Lee Gan, Daniel Lyddon, James Morgan

Director: D J Evans

“Stella” – Graphic Designer

(TV - Season 1) SKY1 / TIDY PRODUCTIONS

Graphic Designer on the first season of the Sky1 commissioned flagship comedy, ‘Stella’.

Production Designer: Amelia Shankland

Producers: David Peet, Lucy Lumsden, Barry Lynch

Directors: Sue Tully, Tony Dow, Juliet May, Sandy Johnson

“Ruth Jones’ Easter Treat” – Additional Graphics

(TV SPECIAL) BBC / TIDY PRODUCTIONS

Provided graphics for interview segments of Ruth Jones’ seasonal chatshow.  Ruth was joined by Dawn French, Michael Sheen and musical comedian Tim Minchin.

Produced by: David Peet, Sophie Cousens

University of South Wales – Lecturer

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES / UNIVERSITY OF GLAMORGAN

Taught first year Set Design undergraduates the basic principles of AutoCad as used in a TV Art Department at the University of South Wales Design Department (then called the University of Glamorgan).

“Sugartown” – 3D Artist

(TV - SEASON 1 EPISODE 2) BBC / SHED MEDIA GROUP

Worked remotely for the second of a three-episode comedy-drama series ‘Sugartown’, modelling and animating a fly-through of the fiction town in which the series was set.

Production Designer: Arwel Wyn Jones

Producers: Susie Liggat

Director: Christine Gernon

2010

“Nova Initia” – Art Director

(VIDEO GAME) Nova Initative

Art Director and creative consultant on the postapocalyptic, multiplayer browser based game, ‘Nova Initia’.

The game ceased-development in 2013.

Project Lead: Stephen Kraushaar

“The Sparticle Mystery” – Graphic Designer

(TV - SEASON 1) CBBC / SPARTICLES PRODUCTIONS

Provided print and motion graphics for the first season of Children’s Sci-Fi/Drama for CBBC starring Annette Badland as a scientist trying to save the world with a group of children after an experiment splits the world in two, with adults in one and children in another.

I was also contracted to create several of the visual effects the scripts called for during post-production.

Production Designer: Amelia Shankland

Producers: Stephen Smallwood, Alison Hume, Sue Nott

Directors: Jon East, Tim Whitby

“Brickbat” – Art Director

(SHORT FILM) SPARKLER PRODUCTIONS / SIGNAL PICTURES

Art Directed this short film produced by the UK Film Council / Film Agency for Wales and It’s My Shout Productions.

Producers: Samantha Price, Rebecca Mark-Lawson, Jude Goldrei, Adam Partridge, Roger Burnell

Director: Cyrus Mirza’Shafa

“Casimir Effect” – Production Designer

(FEATURE FILM) CASIMIR PRODUCTIONS

Led a 10-20 person Art Department on this ambitious micro-budget Sci-Fi feature film, produced by and starring Torchwood & Warehouse 13’s Gareth David-Lloyd.

As of september 2014 the film is unreleased.

Producers: Gareth David Lloyd, Chantal Lee Gan

Directors: Gabriel Strange, Lydia Wood.

“Suitcase” – Art Director

(SHORT FILM) SHORTHOUSE PRODUCTIONS / Actors Centre

Art Director for this Actors Centre / BBC Talent Boost 10 minute short film.

Producer: Diane Shorthouse

Director: Delyth Thomas

“Crash” – Graphic Designer

(TV - SEASON 2) BBC WALES / RED PLANET PICTURES

Graphic Designer for the hospital drama series created by Hustle and Life on Mars creator Tony Jordan.

Production Designer: Amelia Shankland

Producers: Tony Jordan, Martin Hutchings

Directors: D J Evans, Daf Palfrey.

2009

“Recoil” – Assistant Art Director

(Short Film) Love Commercial / William Ben Jones Productions

Assistant Art Director (Main Unit) and Second Unit Art Director for this ambitious short film shot in Andalucia, Spain.

Producer: John Richards, John Cody

Director: William Ben Jones

“Ar y Tracs” – Graphic Designer

(TV MOVIE) S4C / Tidy Productions

Graphic Designer for this festive comedy drama created and co-written by Ruth Jones and author Catrin Dafydd.

Production Designer: Venita Gribble

Producer: David Peet

Director: Ed Talfan

“Red Planet Endslate” – Animator

(Endslate) Red Planet Pictures

After working with Red Planet Pictures on Crash I was contracted by the producers to modernize the existing logo and to create an animated end-slate for use on future productions.

“Crash” – Graphic Designer

(TV - Season 1) BBC WALES / RED PLANET PICTURES

Graphic Designer for the hospital drama series created by Hustle and Life on Mars creator Tony Jordan.

Production Designer: Amelia Shankland

Producers: Tony Jordan, Martin Hutchings

Directors: Ashley Way, Gareth Bryn.

“Mr Abershaw’s Happening Day” – Art Director

(SHORT FILM) NFS Wales

A short film adaptation of author Steven Pirie’s short story Digging Up Donald (later written into a novel of the same name)

Producers: Gabriel Strange, Lydia Wood

Director: Gabriel Strange

“Unproduced Short” – Concept Artist

(Short Film) Unproduced

Provided preliminary concept art for an unproduced animated short film with the working title Underworld.

Producer: Victoria Li

2008

“Everything is Sinister” – Set Designer

(Promotional Video) SEREN BOOKS

Set Designer for author David Llewellyn’s book promo.

Producer: Andrew Williams

Director: Kai Whitcombe

“Escalator” – Set Designer

(Short Film) USW Productions

Set Designer for this Ffresh Award Nominated short film.

Producer: Lucy Lawson Duckett

Director: Brennig Hayden

2007

“Lovectomy” – Art Director

(Short Film) Like an Egg Productions

Art Director for this Royal Television Society Award winning short film.

Producer: Keiran McGaughey

Director: Rob Godwin

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