Phil completed his
Primary Degree in Trinity College Dublin, majoring in English and
Minoring in French, in 1997. He has studied music and composition from
an early age, and
is an avid 2D/3D artist and writer.
Following the completion
of a year in Australia, he took up computer graphics. This quickly
led to various courses in Web Design and 3D Animation. He has won a number
of awards on
the Internet for 3D design, including The Bryce Forum Select Gallery Award
and The Digital
Artworks Award. He worked for 2 years in Segasoft, a subsidiary of Sega
developing front-end media for a number of web-based products, including
real-time voicechat system, and Carbon, a high-end games network.
He came to MediaLab
Europe with a huge interest in creating virtual characters and
environments for affective feedback, incorporating original and adaptive
out some extra-curricular work here!