Pixelati is a transmedia group who create and collaborate in the fields of video, music, web and games.

The Pixelati blog relates our endeavours in the various creative fields and our coverage of, and collaboration with, others. We like to work with those who have a similar philosophy to ourselves – namely, the pursuit of creativity first and foremost: money is a result of our creative pursuits, not a singular motivation for them.

It seems counterintuitive, but for imagination-based companies to succeed in the long run, making money can’t be the focus.

Pixar’s Brad Bird
Director of The Incredibles, Ratatouille, The Iron Giant

If you’re a creative, pursuing your creative vision without compromising for the bottom line (within reason – we all have to make a living : ), and you’d like us to come and check your stuff out, drop us a line!

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Who we are

Damien Caine: Director, Writer, Game Designer and Musician

Damien CaineI’m a director/writer/musician with a love of rock, hip hop and pop and a background of 20+ years in music, 12 years in Information Technology and entrepreneurial experience in software development. I create music, make apps, direct and edit videos, and design video game concepts.

I work with people with skill, passion and drive and I like to give my best for anything I’m involved in.

Influences: Alan Moore, Kevin Kelly, Will Wright, Rick Rubin, Fumito Ueda, Brad Bird

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Tim Evans: Game Designer, Artist/Animator, Creative Consultant

Tim EvansI’ve been a professional artist/animator for the last 10+ years as a co-owner/founder of Mukpuddy Animation; I’m also an avid gamer and a musician with a taste for rock, metal and hip hop. I draw, animate, design video game concepts and create stories and story worlds for films and videogames.

I like to work with anyone who has a passion for creativity and collaborative endeavour.

Influences: Genndy Tartakovsky, Neil Gaiman, Brad Bird, Jamie Hewlett, Guillermo Del Toro, Jim Henson, Brian Froud

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Glen Mackie: Game Design Consultant, Writer, Director

Glen Mackie

I’ve been involved in the games industry in numerous roles since early 1991 and I have been a gamer since I first played the arcade game Phoenix in the early eighties. I have completed a degree in Japanese at Auckland University, a first class honours degree in Comparative Literature (with a dissertation examining the differences between Japanese and American game design approaches), and a Masters in Creative Writing (also with first class honours).

I like to work with creative people who are focused and know what they want but are also able to compromise and work within limitations – people who are able to analyse potential problems from multiple view points and always maintain a balance between communicative entertainment and a heartfelt expression of their vision.

Influences: Akira Kurosawa, Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Fumito Ueda, Andrei Tarkovsky , Shohei Imamura, Hayao Miyazaki

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Tom Mulgrew: Programmer, Game Designer, Creative Consultant

Tom MulgrewI’m a professional programmer and software developer with a DIY ethic to art and music (i.e. I do everything myself : ) and an interest in game, systems and engine design. I design games, create software platforms, write music and excrete code.

When I’m not developing programming platforms and mobile games on my own, I like to work with teams of dedicated people toward a shared creative goal.

Influences: Fukio Mitsuji, John Carmack, Jeff MinterDavid Braben & Ian Bell, Douglas Adams

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Kris Tong: Business Management, Video Production, DVD Production

Kris Tong

I come from a background in Food Technology and Production Management. I am an avid gamer and film buff, a consummate foodie and self taught engineer.  I lead teams, manage projects, develop and coordinate systems and provide creative input on video and game projects.

I enjoy working with passionate people who have a drive to learn and I like to develop robust systems to help achieve our goals.

Influences: Brad Bird, Eli Goldratt, Park Chan-Wook, Harold McGee, Kim Ki-Duk

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Affiliates

ZeeBOB – IT Systems Administration, Engineer, Technology Consultant

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Randal Meikle – IT Systems Administration, Business Liaison, Strategy Consultant

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Contact Us

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Please email us at the address above if you’re interested in our work and/or wish to collab on something or if you have any questions about our services and the work we’re involved in.