Storyteller, communications consultant
The Value of a Duke Education
Tax Controversy Manager. By Carson Mataxis: Art director / Brian Lee: 3D animator
Shining a light - BCBSNC web promo - I edited and animated this piece, including sound design.
Writer / Producer: Tim McKay (Fruition Films) Director / Designer / Animator: Carson Mataxis (Locomotion Graphics)
DIY FYI #780 - Do it yourself network promo - I illustrated and animated this spot using only Flash, per my client's request.
NC Children's Hospital: Kid's Cards
War - a labor of love from my college days
Chess. By Carson Mataxis: Art director and editor. Brian Lee: 3D animator. Thomas Gamble: Composer.
NC Ports: Real Port Perspectives - John Stropki
NC Ports: Real Port Perspectives - David Conden
NC Ports: Real Port Perspectives - Dave Hauser
NC Ports: Real Port Perspectives - Davy Whittington
Winner's Circle: Panama
March Networks: A moment in time (excerpt)
SciQuest: Now you can
IT Strategy Soma Cube
Charter Square: 3D building rendering
AFT Lab Tour
Certified Profile web demo - I was the animator of this animation, showing off the newly designed Certified Profile web site.
Thank You for Moving Duke Forward!
One Day at Duke - Extended Cut
Duke Lemur Center (IMAX 60)
Duke Forward: On the Road
Thank You from the Duke Annual Fund!
One Day at Duke (TV 30)
What's in a Brand? - Gavan Fitzsimons
The Influence of Cancer - Kimberly L. Blackwell '89
Getting Outside the Box - Laura Mistretta '14
Overturning Assumptions About the Ocean - Susan Lozier
On Cognitive Liberty - Nita Farahany A.M.’04, J.D.’04, Ph.D.’06
An Entrepreneur's Life - Tito Bohrt '13
Using Social Media Effectively in Higher Education
Gigapixel Camera edit4 720p H264
Duke Forward — Jeremy Begbie
Duke Today – John Supko
One Day at Duke
Duke Lemur Center IMAX 60
Get out there - TRU 2009 Recruiting Campaign
Use your voice - TRU 2009 Recruiting Campaign
Summus: Texas Hold 'em by Phil Hellmuth
Summus: SI Swimsuit Models - V
Summus: SI Swimsuit Models - P
Summus: SI Swimsuit Models - C
Don't give up (Kristy) - TRU 2012 Anti-Smoking Campaign
This is Justin - TRU 2011 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Thoughts (Justin) - TRU 2011 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Interview (Justin) - TRU 2011 Anti-Smoking Campaign
This is Destini - TRU 2011 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Thoughts (Destini) - TRU 2011 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Justin & Destini Uncut - TRU 2011 Recruiting
Cards (Reena) - TRU 2008 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Playground (Reena) - TRU 2008 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Storytelling (Reena) - TRU 2008 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Limitations (Reena) - TRU 2008 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Invincible (Reena) - TRU 2008 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Facing Reality (Gruen) - TRU 2006 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Truth and Consequences (Terrie) - TRU 2006 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Stop and Think - TRU 2005 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Choices - TRU 2005 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Family loss - TRU 2005 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Continental, Ohio - I was the designer, editor, animator and sound designer for this Emmy Award winning PBS documentary.
Here is the DVD cover I designed to accompany the PBS documentary "Continental, Ohio" that I edited.
Here is the DVD label I designed to accompany the PBS documentary "Continental, Ohio" that I edited.
Vita Plume - Part I - I co-directed, shot and edited this documentary with Tim Kiernan.
Vita Plume - Part II - I co-directed, shot and edited this documentary with Tim Kiernan.
A Week with the Summerfields - I was the producer, director, videographer (camera 2) and editor of this 25 minute documentary.
Soldiers of the Rails - I was the producer, director, editor and sound designer of this doc for the NC Transportation Museum
Interview (Destini) - TRU 2011 Anti-Smoking Campaign
Talecris: Living the Full Life - trailer
Talecris: Living the Full Life
NC DOJ: Standing Up. Fighting Back.
Just Say Si
Here is the DVD label I designed to accompany the Talecris "Living the Full Life" video I edited.
Here is the DVD packaging I designed to accompany the Talecris "Living the Full Life" video I edited.
GEA 2010 interview stills. Shot with a Sony F3 and prime lenses. I was the director on this shoot.
GEA 2010 action oriented stills. Shot with a DVCproHD camera. I was the director on this shoot.
GEA 2010 b-roll stills. Shot with a Sony F3 and prime lenses. I was the director on this shoot.
The Murphy Brothers.
Benita, Amber, and Charlotte.
Here's a vector Illustration I created for a Trent Wilmon ladie's shirt. The theme was "Devil with an Angel's eyes".
Here's another vector Illustration I created for a Krazy Kuzins holiday album cover.
This is one of several watercolor and prismacolor illustrations for a children's short story.
This is a prismacolor and watercolor illustration for a short story.
Here's a close up of the same illustration.
This is an ink and ink-wash illustration for a short story about an undercover narcotics officer.
This is a prismacolor illustration showing a day in the life of a Raleigh Police Department Officer.
Here's an ink-wash movie poster for "Burden of Dreams", a documentary that follows Werner Herzog as he films Fitzcarraldo
This is one of several chalk pencil illustrations.
That's my dog, Samson. He's quite the puppy model.
I have a thing for Artichokes. Here's my pen and ink tribute to their glory.
This is one of several ink and ink-wash portraits.
This is one of several pencil portraits.
This is one of several pencil and ink illustrations combining the real world and something else more imaginative.
This is one page from my latest comic. I handled the pencils and inks.
This is one of several vector illustrations created to accompany an online science learning module.
A doodle of some corporate clones. Definitely inspired by the people in Pink Floyd's "The Wall" film.
Here's the icon artwork for the North Pole Rumble fighting app (available for iPhone and iPod touch). The icon was my favorite p
The usual suspects.
1800s London, home to Tiny Tim.
The reindeer's stalls.
The Abominable snowman's cave.
The Gingerbread man's neighborhood.
The elves' workshop.
The living room, Santa's stomping grounds.
The Abominable snowman and Santa square off in the living room
The Abominable snowman and Tiny Tim square off in 1800s London.
Gingerbread man vs Rudolph.
The Value of a Duke Education - I designed and built all props in this video
My parents let me design and build this mammoth 900 square foot deck at their house. It was the best month of my life!
Here's a detail drawing of joists and beams under the planks.
Here's a detail drawing of the flower box.
Here's a detail drawing of the hand railing.
Here's some boards laid out to show how the design matched the space (for approvals before beginning construction).
Here's the final product again.
Here's the final product!
Here's the final product from the front yard.
I was chosen to participate in Raleigh's Red Wolf Ramble, where 40 or so ceramic red wolves were given to local artists.
I opened mine up and gave him metal organs, alluding to the Wolves' endangered species status as a result of Man's "progress".
Here's the final wolf, with a textured, natural matte brown exterior.
The final wolf was purchased by the College of Engineering at NCSU, and can still be found roaming on campus.
This is a giant inflatable environment built entirely of trash bag plastic. This was a group project at the College of Design.
Here you can see what the interior experience was like in our giant inflatable environment.
More inflatable environment shots at dawn.
Step 1. Pick an impressionist landscape
Step 2. Paint a replica
Step 3. Construct a 3-D model of that landscape which will create, as closely as possible, the view from the painting.
View Carson's Resume for more information and complete contact details.