Blake has been nominated at Promax UK a whopping 26 times, scooping 5 golds, 3 silvers and 3 bronzes
for Comedy Central. If thatís not a lot of metal, he doesnít know what is.
He has just finished designing the entire graphics package for the launch of Roast Battle for Comedy Central UK. The campaign included Viacomís first ever theatrical trailer for one of its UK commissioned shows, which went on to be the channelís highest-rated commission ever.
His animated film, Carry On Wallace & Gromit
, made front page of Metro
News website in 2014. It caused a bit of a legal storm but Blake came out of it with his head held high. He who laughs last
and all that.
In 2012, the BBC twice featured his Red Dwarf
tribute music video, using it as a call to action
online for the upcoming new series. It was described as "fabulous"
by Red Dwarf
series script editor and documentary director, Andrew Ellard, who went on to say: "this could well be the greatest fan made Red Dwarf creation ever"
Grant Naylor Productions' online editor, Seb Patrick, also championed the effort calling it "utterly fantastic"
and continued to spread the word throughout the fan community. He even featured it as the title track of his own soundtrack compilation album.
Itís not a licensed/official release but it's still a tremendous pat on the back. Just call Blake "bad ass"
Lead actors Chris Barrie described the video as "brilliant"
, and Robert Llewellyn as "rather impressive"
It graced front page
of The Poke
, the biggest humour site in the UK, where it was awarded "Supercut"
And premier Red Dwarf
fansite Ganymede & Titan
published their very own tribute to his tribute
, which is perhaps the highest praise of all.
Blake's logo and flyer designs have twice been on display across the capital to promote Bromley's annual sci-fi convention. Do you want to believe?
His Promax-nominated South Park: Season 15
promo was featured in Broadcast magazine
NME magazine posted his fake Mr Bean
horror movie trailer on their website in 2011 ó suckered into believing it was a genuine upcoming release.
His short film, Sleep
, opened the Suburban Shorts film festival in 2004 to critical acclaim. It was the first piece of A-Level Media Studies coursework to receive full marks by the examination board and went on to become exemplar material nationwide.
His A-Level Film Studies coursework was also used as exemplar material, having also achieved 100%.
He won 1st place in an egg-and-spoon race in 1996.