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Roland Sutter

Netherlands,  Rotterdam SAE Amsterdam,  Interactive Animation,  October 07, 2016
My name is Roland and I currently attend the first year of the Interactive Animation Course at SAE Amsterdam.
I have a professional background in architecture and design and I studied Fine Art at the University of Applied Sciences and Art in Basel, Switzerland where I graduated in 2009. Having some experience with digital media I want to improve my technical skills in Interactive Animation and 3d design. I'm fascinated about CG environments where you can experience a whole world.
The project is a collaboration between Simone Meier and me and it's the first environment we created with Maya during the course.





  • Concept Art
  • Design
  • Look Development
  • Modeling
  • Pre-visualisation
  • Texture Painting
  • 3ds Max
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Photoshop
  • Unity 3D
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  • NEXT-GEN GAMING
  • Student of the Year
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  • 9 Images
  • May 10, 2015
For this environment project (in collaboration with Simone Meier) we took the 'Empire State Plaza' in Albany, NY as an inspiration and altered several parts and created additional elements like a diving stage. The aim was to create an authentically appearing environment with utopian aspects in it.
Each of us developed a part, which we put into one model in the end. I am responsible for the office towers and the plaza with the pool and the diving stage. Every element seen in the renderings is created by ourselves. The only exception are the trees used for the demo reel, those are royalty-free models.

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