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The Outbreak

Daniel kwon,
USA,  San Francisco Academy of Art university,  Animation & Visual Effects,  May 21, 2015
This is my thesis project as a MFA student in visual effects. I am the modeler, rigger, texture & lighting artist, dynamic artist, and the compositor of this short.
The outbreak is a visual storytelling of a alien researching facility. It illustrates how one of the creatures break out from it. I tried to showcase every aspect of my skillset in this piece. After I graduate, I would like to get a job in the US or at least start an internship that will give me the boost I need to break into the industry. Although I come from South Korea, I am fluent in English and have been working with various people in school projects and out of it. I hope you enjoy the short!
Generalist (all)
  • After Effects
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Mudbox
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • Real Flow
  • Renderman
  • UV Layout
  • V-Ray
  • Zbrush
3D Total
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Film of the Year
  • 1626 Page Views
  • 7 Images
  • May 01, 2015
All visual elements created and simulated by me. shot 5,6 were rendered in renderman but all the other shots were rendered with Vray. My primary software was Maya, with fluid simulations done in Realflow. The render passes were composited in Nuke and the final touching was added in After effects. The UI graphic elements were bought from a stock footage website but was put together by me.

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