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Meghdad Asadi Lari

USA,  Rochester Rochester Institute of Technology ,  3D Computer Animation,  December 20, 2014
I'm a CG Generalist who tends to use his technical skills to produce unique artistic visuals.

As an award winning director, animator and Student Academy Awards nominee, and currently living in Rochester, NY, I started my higher education in 2000 by studying Electrical Engineering in Shiraz University and graduated in 2008 with M.Sc. in Communications Engineering.

Then I started my MFA in Computer Animation in Rochester Institute of Technology and graduated in 2014 with faculty award for my thesis film, Simorgh which is currently travelling festivals worldwide with lots of recognition in prestigious festivals.


  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Editing
  • FX/Simulations
  • Generalist (all)
  • Lighting
  • Modeling
  • Pre-visualisation
  • Programming
  • Rigging
  • 3D Coat
  • 3ds Max
  • After Effects
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Mudbox
  • Photoshop
  • V-Ray
Adobe
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Student of the Year
  • 1188 Page Views
  • 8 Images
  • March 07, 2015
My role in each shot is embedded in the reel.

It's a mix of works I've done for the past couple of years. as student, intern and freelance for studios in Rochester and NYC.
Maya, Aftereffects and MEL are the software used in this specific reel.

People's Choice Awards

The CG Student Awards - People's Choice Award is open to all entrants. This prestigous category is voted by the general public, not the judging panel. It gives everyone a voice, and allows for an open discussion of all the amazing entries submitted to the Awards.

To vote, simply select the orange "Vote for entry" button above. You will be asked to add a score and a small comment. More information can be found on the Category and the Prize pages.

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