Stuart Bayley

Art Director - RealtimeUK

Responsible for all visual aspects of RealtimeUK’s games and TV outputs; Stu Bailey has employed his artistic eye at the studio for eight diligent years and has a lot to show for his time as RealtimeUK’s Art Director.

His love of storytelling through visual mediums attracted him to the industry; where he started off as a concept designer and matte painter some twelve years ago. Now as Art Director, Stu works alongside global clients to realise their vision; generating bespoke content for productions and marketing.

Major projects that he has led include; a character focused cinematic for SMITE and Hi-Rez studios, a cinematic for the new Dropzone with GameForge, the studios record breaking Jurassic World trailer for Frontier and most recently directed RealtimeUK’s biggest trailer yet for Game of Thrones. Stu is proud to drive his passionate, world class, North West based team.

RealtimeUK are a VFX and animation studio with 2 locations in the UK and have a rich 23-year history in creating cutting edge, high-end content for marketing films, imagery, VR and AR. With passion and desire to achieve the highest levels of image quality and engagement. They have had success in attracting some of the biggest names in the video games, automotive and broadcast industries such as Microsoft, Bentley and the BBC. Crafting belief for all audiences.

Crafting Believable Characters – Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming

Stuart Bayley takes you from concept to comp for RealtimeUK’s latest hit trailer Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming showing how the team created online worlds and photo-real characters with no scan data.

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Matthew Walker

Matthew Walker

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Georgina Hurcombe and George Caton-Coult

Paloma Baeza

Paloma Baeza

Elizabeth Rega

Elizabeth Rega

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Bluezoo

Shelley Page

Shelley Page

Nick Roberts

Nick Roberts

Talewind studios

Talewind

Talewind

Sylvia Pan, Gavin Buckingham, Sam Watts and Zillah Watson

Sylvia Pan, Gavin Buckingham, Sam Watts and Zillah Watson

Guy Gadney and Shaojun Bian

Guy Gadney and Shaojun Bian

Tom Morledge

Tom Morledge

Chris Frausig

Chris Frausig

Kevin McDowell and Gerald Fitzgerald

Kevin McDowell and Gerald Fitzgerald

Tara Saunders

Tara Saunders

Michael McKenna and Brad Blackbourn

Michael McKenna and Brad Blackbourn

Paul Campion

Paul Campion

Hannah Kenton and Jonathan Wannyn

Hannah Kenton and Jonathan Wannyn

Marion Strunck and David Fleet

Marion Strunck and David Fleet

Scott Pritchard

Scott Pritchard

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Zak Chamberlain, Tom Box, John O’Really, Dave Fleet and Simon Le Grand

Sam Keehan

Sam Keehan

Mat Irvine

Mat Irvine

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Rikki Trembath, Matt Traynar and Tom Minor

Andrew Robertson

Andrew Robertson

Milk VFX

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James Brennan-Craddock, Matt Kavanagh, James Hattsmith and Gen Mcmahon

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Dara McGarry, Sid Harrington-Odedra, Engy Jarrouj and Amy Backwell

Phil Stuart

Phil Stuart

Epic Games

Epic Games

Treehouse Digital

Treehouse Digital

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