ICONOCLASH is a series in development. The series consists of short-form animated content pieces, that will be assembled fit-for-purpose, for broadcast, narrowcast, social, online and mobile, digital out of home, augmented reality and interactive print applications.
The pieces: segments, stories and narrative propositions; intend to ‘poke the bear’ and spur conversation, debate, reaction and interaction from every Australian. Controversial, sensitive and taboo topics are pragmatically ripped apart by a cast of hand drawn digital puppets who role-play, re-enact and re-imagine social conversations (small talk), expressions (social media) and interactions (groups and clubs) that might be happening right under our collective noses.
ICONOCLASH aims to explore:
How do we know what we know? 
How do we think we know what we know? 
How do we think we know what we think we know? 
ICONOCLASH is possible due to Adobe CC particularly Adobe Character Animator.
If you'd like to know more about how Adobe can transform your workflow, create digital efficiencies and trim budgets - send a message.
SAM MAHER is an ADOBE BRONZE TECHNOLOGY PARTNER APC (3 seats)
Our workflow, resourcing and production environment is built for Adobe, including processes for key software such as: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier Pro, Audition, InCopy, Story, Character Animator, Animate, Experience Design, Dimension, Media Encoder etc.
If you'd like to know more about how Adobe can transform your workflow, create digital efficiencies and trim budgets - get in touch

Other Projects

LOVE at Altenburg
My aim for this group show was to engage with my potential new audience, get some feedback at targeted events, and to test technology requirements and feasibility of interactive entertainment and illustration reaching mass adoption in locations compromised by poor connectivity.
2016
Illustration, interactive design, works on paper,
Meet Ginny - Mixamo/Fuse Test 1
GINNY_SAM_MAHER_FUSE_MIXAMO_TEST_1 Quick test of this new Adobe Fuse (Preview) and the Mixamo collaboration (?), Fun and easy, I'm sure once I figure out how to add my own textures I'll be more excitable.
2016
Character Design, Digital Art, Visual Effects
Lights and Sirens TVC and Web Content
TVC and Web Series for ACT Police, Fire and Ambulance for campaign 'Lights and Sirens'.
2013
Advertising, Creative Direction, Writing
WINIFRED
Sam Maher offers you a sneak peak of an old story she's revisiting with illustrations... introducing 'Winifred'
2012
Drawing, Illustration, Writing
DOROTHY CHARACTER DOLLS
Sam Maher's Dorothy Doll a homage to Dorothy Parker
2012
Character Design, Crafts, Toy Design
Meet Joanie - Mixamo/Fuse Test 2
JOANIE_SAM_MAHER_FUSE_MIXAMO_TEST_2 Quick test of this new Adobe Fuse (Preview) and the Mixamo collaboration (?), Fun and easy, I'm sure once I figure out how to add my own textures I'll be happy and content!
2016
Character Design, Computer Animation, Digital Art
TILLY CHARACTER DOLLS
Knitted and crochet dolls from 100% new wool (new reclaimed and end of line tapestry wools) with vintage lace and embroidered doily dresses. Each one unique and handmade in Australia.
2012
Character Design, Crafts, Toy Design
Canberra Guide Video
How does the the Canberra Guide app work? Here's how!
2013
Creative Direction, Storyboarding, Writing
FashFest Cinema
Cinema Trailer for the first FashFest
2013
Advertising, Fashion, Film
AAA TVC
National TVC for the Australian Automobile Association. Produced with Screencraft Media commissioned by Cre8ive.
2013
Advertising, Creative Direction, Film
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