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3D Animation

Rochester Hills, Michigan - 48309 - United States

Demo Reel:
CGI Sample Reel
This is my 3D animation/ motion graphics reel. My main 3D app is LightWave 3D.... more

ExperienceWork History:
Ghost Media, LLC, Rochester Hills, MI iBook Publisher, digital media creation.
Animation Works, LLC, Rochester, MI
3D animation, videography, video editing.
October 2012
August 2009
Speciality3D Animator/Artist

24 years experience creating 3D animation
Advanced 3D modeling skills including: data conversion, NURB modeling, UV mapping, soft & hard body dynamics, particle emitters, hypervoxels, forward & inverse kinematics (character rigging), Image Based Lighting and compositing CGI elements with real world images for print and film
3D animation for high-profile international ads
First president and co-founder of Southeast Michigan Animation and Effects Network (SEMAFX)
National Scholastic Art Award, 1980, two Telly Awards, 2010

Director, Producer, Talent and Writer
25 years experience in video production
Award winning Director and Producer of corporate and industrial videos, TV commercials and feature film
Published magazine writer for Michigan Vue Magazine, The Big Idea Magazine, 3D Artist Magazine and Video Toaster User Magazine, American Photographer Magazine
Actor, commercial and film work
Experienced Scriptwriter for film and commercial work

Production & Post-Production
Over 25 years experience in linear/non-linear editing and motion graphics Strong working knowledge of field and studio digital audio
Strong working knowledge of lighting
Award winning photographer
Active member of Michigan Production Alliance, Western Michigan Film & Video Alliance, Media Communications Association International

Leader, Strategic Planner
Extensive experience with client relations, responsible for managing and completing multi-million dollar projects
Development of first all-CGI car catalog for 2004 Dodge Durango
Strong managerial, leadership and organizational skills. Hired, trained and managed staff of 27 at Armstrong White in Troy, MI.
CGI Supervisor at eVOX Productions in Troy, MI. Extensive freelance and start-up business experience. Very creative and detail oriented
Hardware ProficiencyKnowledge of both Mac and PC Platforms. Pro video/audio, Canon DSLRs, lighting
Software ProficiencyExpert in Lightwave 3D, proficient in Final Cut Pro Studio, Photoshop, Apple Motion, AE, Sound Track Pro, iBooks Author, iPi Motion Capture and HDR Shop. Knowledge of both Mac and PC Platforms. Also familiar with Augmented reality.

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