Location: Milton Keynes
Design Programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, Dreamweaver, Flash,
Director, Strata Studio Pro, 3D Studio Max.
I use PCs & Macs equally and am a Photoshop art and visualisation
Achievements / Experience: Biography - Matt 'Meechy' Meech
started his career at a publishers, creating childrens books. As
conceptualising, writing, illustrating, paper engineering
and graphic designing, it was not long before he soon had the portfolio
to be able to
move onwards and upwards into a Concept Development
role fot Hasbro toys (www.hasbro.com) then later a concept artist
in video games.
It was during this time that he developed strong
opinions and foresight on the future of Entertainments, Converging
Property, and Licensing. As a freelancer, he
won the Mother & Baby Silver Award 2005 (www.motherandbabymagazine.com)
for the work (http://cheemo.co.uk/meechy/award.htm) he did for TigerPrint/Hallmark
Cards (www.Hallmark.com) as an artist, published poet, promoter,
Armchair-Phenomenologist, Milton Keynes Arts Assoc. (www.mk-arts.co.uk)
Panelist, and strategic thinker, he is able to look over the top
the drawing board and see the bigger picture...
Ever the innovator, Meechy has several self-initiated projects at
varying stages of development;
MK Festivals - Meechy and his co-promoter Mike Christensen (www.m-o-n-o.net)
have been commissioned by Central Milton Keynes Partnership to help
build awareness up-to, during, and beyond MK Festivals, by means
of innovative special projects.... watch this space!
Disney - One of Meechy's creations (which cannot be mentioned at
this time) is now in development with Disney USA. He is the only
artist in Europe to have a deal with Disney USA.
Symbiob (www.Symbiob.com) - Meechy's bizarre imagined eco-system
has now attracted the attention of the leading wildlife presenter
and naturalist, Hayden Turner (www.HaydenTurner.com), National Geographic
Channel (www.NationalGeographic.com) with whom a joint venture is
on the cards, where HT will be your guide on this most peculiar of
safaris. Symbiob has also received several web awards and invitions
onto cutting-edge web TV stations like (www.flashtv.com) and (www.maniatv.com)
The Pilots of Reece (deceased) - www.TPoRd.com
Meechy's online animated series, sporting a soundtrack by unsigned
bands, 'TPoR(d)' [for short] won the MK Creates Arts Award (www.mkcreates.org.u)k
as well as several web-awards, has been showcased at big summer
music festivals such as truck Record's (www.truckrecords.com) 'truck
Festival 2005' (www.truckfestival.org) and exhibited with great
success at the Milton Keynes Gallery on 13th Oct 2005 (www.mk-g.org)
[to see video of the 'MK G (unleashed)' event go here (http://cheemo.co.uk/reecedeceased/mkg_unleashed.wmv)
and for still photos, go here (http://phaze-one.net/reecemkg).
Recent news is that 'TPoR(d)' has got a merchandise deal with one
of the world's biggest social stationery firms - this will send
'TPoR(d)' out to the whole of the UK, promoting MK music culture
to a huge audience.
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