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Nic Roodt

New Zealand,  Auckland Media Design School,  Bachelor of Art & Design (Visual Effects & 3D Animation),  November 28, 2014
My name is Nic Roodt and I have recently completed a Bachelor of 3D Art & Design (Visual Effects & 3D Animation) at Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand.
I specialize in 3D animation of all types and styles, but I also have a broad range of generalist knowledge and skills.

In my final year I was part of two team productions, a short film (Fawn) and a web series (Shelved) in which I worked primarily as an animator.
During Shelved, I was solely responsible for several shots to animate for one of the stunt sequences, a sequence including the robotic characters Beano and Craig on a pogostick.
During Fawn, I was one of two Animators responsible for the character animation throughout our film. I also worked with the other team members during the story development, pre-visualization, look development and music production stages. This allowed me to experience the time constraint pressures and get a taste of what a production demands in terms of commitment. From this I learned I work best under pressure with more than one task to complete, and relish the idea of working with a professional team or leading a team of my own.

I have learnt so much in such a short time, but I know there is always going to be so much more to learn and my skills will only improve with experience. I look forward to the chance to prove myself.
  • Animation
  • Concept Art
  • Editing
  • Generalist (all)
  • Lighting
  • Look Development
  • Pre-visualisation
  • Rigging
  • Sound Design
  • Story Development
  • After Effects
  • Blender
  • Maya
  • Photoshop
  • Student of the Year
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  • March 10, 2015
0:05 to 0:50 - I completed all of the animation for these shots from our student short film Fawn using Maya. One of my other team members rendered them.
0:51 to 1:06 - I completed all of the animation for these shots from student project Shelved, a web series yet to be released, using Maya. One of my other team members rendered them.
1:07 to end - I completed the animation for these shots, and play-blasted the video, during a study into creature animation using Maya.

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