Chris Macivor

CG Artist and Animator

 


1610 Sherbrooke St. O.

Apt. #112

Montreal, Quebec

H3H 1E1

(514) 937-3941

www.guna3d.com

cSm@guna3d.com 

Work History

October 2004 – Ongoing

                                                Freelance 3d

RealitiesStudio for various internal projects

                                                   *rigging (Maya5, 3dsMax7)

                                                   *animation (Maya6, MotionBuilder6, 3dsMax7)

                                                   *motion capture cleaning and processing (MotionBuilder6)

May 2004 – October 2004

Underwater Videographer

SABAH DIVERS- Sabah, Malaysia

                                                   *acting cameraman, editor, and post processing for promotional

    material as well as video journals for students and divers (Premiere)

   *modeled, rigged and animated the company mascot (3dsMax6)

January 2004 – May 2004

Motion Capture cleanup and Animator

RealitiesStudio for Hypnotix’s Outlaw Golf video game series

   *optical data cleaning (MotionBuilder5)

   *motion editing and key framing in game animations (MotionBuilder5)

March 2003 – October 2003

                                                Scene optimizer

CineGroupe

                                                   *optimization and character rigging for "Pinocchio 3000"

                                                    (full length-full CG film) (XSI 3.1)

October 2002 - Ongoing

                                                Freelance Artist

LA LA LA Human Steps "Amelia" world tour

                                                   *Character Binding (3dsMax4)

                                                   *Motion Capture cleanup and editing (Filmbox2.5)

                                                   *Cameras and lighting (Filmbox2.5)

December 2001 - July 2002

                                                Lead layout artist

CineGroupe

                                                   *Layout and camera work for "Galidor" (TV series)

                                                    (Softimage XSI)

March 2001- September 2001

                                               Web developer

                                               Dunedain Multimedia

                                                   *Character Design and Animation (3dsMax4 and Flash5)

                                                   *2d and 3d Web content creation

 

March 2000 - January 2001

                                                3d Artist

TVA International

                                                   *Motion Capture Assistant and Layout artist for “Xcalibur” TV series

                                                     (Filmbox2.5 and Maya2.5)

June - August 1999

Digital Photographer

Toronto Real Estate Board

April - October 1999

Piece work

Dunedain Multimedia

    *Interactive CD-Rom design

    * “Crazy Bones” Video Game

-Background and Character Design & Animation (3dsMax2.5)

Summer 1998

Apprenticeship

TPA Design Advantage

    *Packaging and advertising design

 

Education

1990 – Ongoing

Self Study – 3d and 3d applications.

March 2000

Graduated from Seneca College 3.9 GPA

                                                    *Course - 3d digital animation (Softimage 3.8)

April 1999

Graduated from Sheridan College

    *Course - Art Fundamentals

1993 - 1998

Student at Etobicoke School of the Arts Secondary School

    *Major in Visual Arts

    *1994-97 In-class life drawing (monthly)

Summer 1997

Part-Time Student at The International Academy of Design

    *Course - CG-116 INTRODUCTION TO ANIMATION

    *Grade Point Average - 4.0

 

 

Skills

*Solid Traditional art background

 *Strong technical knowledge base

  (3dsMax, XSI, Maya, MotionBuilder, Photoshop, Premiere)

*Able to work well in a group setting

*Very adept at problem solving and "work arounds"

*Works well under pressure

*Willing to travel and/or relocate

 

Special Interests

Computer Animation, Sculpture, Special Effects, Anatomy, Contact Juggling, Footbag, Travel, AI

 

References

Available Upon Request