About

Hello! Thanks for dropping in 🙂 You probably found this page via my Sketchfab or Twitter or Museum in a Box … maybe my LinkedIn. Maybe even my Soundcloud or Freesound.

Now
Cultural Heritage Lead at Sketchfab

Prev. 
Co-Founder + Design @ Museum in a Box
3D + Digital Design @ British Museum
Digital, Motion Design + Content @ Barbican Centre
Digital and Motion Design @ Southbank Centre

…plus many other freelance gigs for Design Council, Dorling Kindersly, Audible, Horniman Museum, Nowness, Sprout Pictures, Jackal Films, Villa Lunera, Knock Knock Productions, Princess Productions, Celleste Dell’Anna, Agile Films, Caviar Content, These Tales Games, Kaber Games & more.

3D Content for Museums

I’ve digitised artefacts for several museums using photogrammetry and other 3D techniques:

British Museum

 

National Museums Scotland

 

Horniman Museum

 

UK Government Art Collection

[webVR exhibition]

 

RMO Leiden

RMN Grand Palais

[webVR demo]

 

Cleveland Museum of Art

 

Cuming Museum

 

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

 

Science Museum

Training

I deliver introductory sessions in photogrammetry (‘photo scanning’), 3D & Sketchfab with the London Museum Development and directly with institutions.

To date I have taught 3D skills to staff from:

The British Museum
Tate
Royal Horticultural Society
Natural History Museum London
The Postal Museum
Royal Philatelic Society
The Society of Antiquaries of London
Royal Academy of Arts
University of the Arts London
The Museum of London
Royal Collection Trust
The Horniman Museum & Gardens
Hitchin British Schools Museum
Jewish Museum
Alexandra Palace
Wilton’s Music Hall
Cuming Museum
Museum of Crime
Museum of the Order of St John
SS Robin Trust
The Science Museum
National Portrait Gallery
Islington Museum
UK Government Art Collection
Stevenage Museum
Bournemouth Arts University (VFX graduate lecture)
Imperial War Museum
Museum of English Rural Life
Wellcome Trust
RAF Museum
Black Cultural Archive
Royal Institute of British Architects
Museum of the University of St Andrews
King’s College London
Birmingham Museums Trust
Imperial War Museum
Reading Museum
North Hertfordshire Museum
Luton Museums

Public Speaking

Digital Art History Research Group Lunchtime Seminar, November 2017
https://courtauld.ac.uk/research/[…]/digital-art-history-research-group/69350-2

3D & Photogrammetry Workshop @ 3D Imaging in Cultural Heritage Conference, Iperion / British Museum, Nov 2017
programme

Digital Art History: Practice & Potential, Oct 2017, Paul Mellon Centre / Courtauld Institute
programme

Museum Showoff, Sep 2017
https://museumsshowoff.wordpress.com/2017/08/31/sept-19-line-up

VRX, May 2017
http://vr-intelligence.com/europe/conference-agenda.php

Museums and the Web 2017
http://mw17.mwconf.org/proposal/getting-your-museum-into-the-3d-and-vr-realm

SXSWEdu 2017
http://schedule.sxswedu.com/events/event_PP68002

MuseumSHARE Conference 2017
http://sharemuseumseast.org.uk/events/managing-digital-images-seminar

VHN Ireland 2016
http://www.vhnireland.org/conference-2016/programme

Nottingham Explorers Fair 2016
https://nearnow.org.uk/events/explorers-fair

Museum Association Tech 2016
http://www.museumsassociation.org/download?id=1153182

British Library 2016
Staff briefing.

Micropasts Conference Feb 2015
https://youtu.be/tVq8qlUVLRw
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1332714

Museum Showoff x2
https://museumsshowoff.wordpress.com/2016/01/15/feb-2-line-up
https://museumsshowoff.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/dec-2-line-up

Press & Publicity

‘3D object scans as a museum learning resource’, Science Museum London
https://lab.sciencemuseum.org.uk/3d-object-scans-as-a-museum-learning-resource-part-1-9e1e51b67581

‘Reframing the Past’ for the Future: A Photogrammetry Experiment, UK Government Art Collection
http://www.gac.culture.gov.uk/reframingthepast.html

Contributing Writer to British Art Studies Conversation Piece, July 17
http://www.britishartstudies.ac.uk/issues/issue-index/issue-6

Forbes.com
https://www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2017/05/19/five-new-3d-models-of-ancient-artifacts-that-are-changing-how-we-interact-with-museums/#5641df2b1e30

London Museums Group
http://www.londonmuseumsgroup.org/2017/04/20/cultural-heritage-and-3d-the-power-of-virtual-things/

Augment Dev [interview]
http://www.augment.com/blog/interview-thomas-flynn/
http://www.augment.com/blog/interview-thomas-flynn-2/

MagPi Magazine [print]:
https://raspberrypi.org/magpi-issues/MagPi54.pdf

Day of Archaeology
http://www.dayofarchaeology.com/day-of-archaeology-from-the-museum-of-the-world/

Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2016/05/07/explore-ancient-british-museum-artefacts-from-home-with-sketchfa
Independent
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/british-museum-releases-scans-of-artefacts-to-let-you-3d-print-your-own-museum-at-home-9837654.html

Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/11/04/british-museum-3d-printer_n_6099038.html

Wired
http://www.wired.co.uk/article/reprinting-history

Gizmodo
http://gizmodo.com/the-british-museum-will-now-let-you-3d-print-copies-of-1654077136

Techcrunch
https://techcrunch.com/2014/10/30/sketchfab-becomes-a-3d-printing-repository-by-letting-you-download-3d-objects

Mashable
http://mashable.com/2014/10/31/british-museum-3d-printing-sketchfab/#mj4QM3rmViq0

FastCompany
https://www.fastcompany.com/3037897/want-to-own-an-ancient-artifact-now-you-can-3d-print-one

Slashgear
https://www.slashgear.com/british-museum-now-lets-you-3d-print-artifact-replicas-31353492/

3Ders
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151224-explore-the-british-museum-and-3d-print-its-artifacts-all-from-the-comfort-of-home.html

Artnet News
https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/recreate-british-museum-artifacts-through-3-d-printing-156270

British Museum [website]
http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/containing_the_divine.aspx

Horniman Museum Website
http://www.horniman.ac.uk/get_involved/blog/3d-models-of-horniman-objects

British Museum [Twitter]
https://twitter.com/britishmuseum/status/749258918895951872

Day of Archaeology
http://www.dayofarchaeology.com/day-of-archaeology-from-the-museum-of-the-world

South West Museum Development Programme
http://www.southwestmuseums.org.uk/update-digital-engagement-officer

UK Fungus Day
http://www.ukfungusday.co.uk/join/artists-designers-photographers/fungimodels/

3D Printing Industry
https://3dprintingindustry.com/?s=flynn+3d+printable&lang=en

3Dprint.com
https://3dprint.com/56798/3d-printed-museum-in-a-box

Vuseum
http://www.vusiem.com/home/story-behind-the-colossal-rameses-ii-statue-in-british-museum/

Optima Magazine
http://www.optimamagazine.co.uk/read/homes/technology/1346-a-new-dimension

V&A Museum
http://www.vam.ac.uk/blog/news-learning-department/games-jam

Ancient History Encyclopedia
http://www.ancient.eu/image3d/6

Sound

Barbican Centre

corporate, editing, sound design

The Design Council

audio recordist, corporate, event capture, recording, recordist

SFX for Games

audio recordist, creative, editing, game jam, games, interactive, recordist, SFX, sound design, sound recordist

Emotions You Can Eat

audio recordist, recording, recordist, sound recordist

The Art of Dinner

audio recordist, recording, recordist, sound recordist

Ace Maverick

composer, creative, game, games, interactive, multimedia, music, recordist, SFX, sound, sound design

Sunshi*e

composer, creative, game, game jam, games, music, SFX, sound design

Statelessness

animation, audio recordist, composer, music, recordist, sound design, video

Alan Moore

audio recordist, short film, sound recordist, video

Art of the Deep

animation, composer, game, games, music, SFX, sound design

SFX Micro Talk

game, game jam, games, interactive, music, narrative, recording, SFX, sound, sound design, video

Street Angels

short film, sound, sound design

Open Generation

animation, creative, sound design

Rene Redzepi

audio recordist, creative, recording, recordist, sound, sound recordist, video

NSA Made Simple

animation, collaboration, corporate, news, SFX, sound, sound design, video

Musical Cloakroom

collaboration, composer, creative, installation, interactive, music, short film, sound, sound design, video

Barbican Cinema

animation, branding, corporate, sound, sound design, video

Proven Lands

audio recordist, branding, editing, game, games, interactive, multimedia, recording, recordist, short film, video

Survivor

audio recordist, corporate, recording, sound, sound recordist, video

Corner Shop

audio recordist, creative, recording, short film, sound, sound recordist, video

Jack Malchance

audio recordist, creative, recording, short film, sound, sound recordist, video

Design Council

audio recordist, corporate, editing, event capture, recording, sound

Chopsquares OST

collaboration, composer, creative, game, games, interactive, music, SFX, sound design

T.I.B.A.H

collaboration, composer, creative, game, games, interactive, music, sound design

Contact

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Address

London
UK

+44 (0) 7859880374

tom [at] nimbuspin.com