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Yekaterina Satanina

USA,  Rochester Rochester Institute of Technology,  Film & Animation, BFA,  May 23, 2015
I am an aspiring technical director focusing on modeling, set dressing, and shading. I have a BFA in Film & Animation with a minor in computer science from Rochester Institute of Technology. My goal is to work in feature film VFX, offering my TD skills, artistic ability, and problem solving experience to a big and dedicated studio team. During my years in school, I've worked at RIT's in-house production facility doing 3D graphics and interned at Pixar as a TD in training.
  • Concept Art
  • Generalist (all)
  • Lighting
  • Modeling
  • Texture Painting
  • After Effects
  • Blender
  • Houdini
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Mudbox
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • Renderman
  • Zbrush
Adobe
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Student of the Year
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  • May 13, 2015


1. Pixar Undergraduate Program group project. Responsible for: concept art, modeling and shading of the carriage, some minor prop shading, set dressing, layout, and matte painting. Done in 7 days with Andrew Finley and JD Gardner. Maya, Slim, Renderman.

2. Medieval Castle (environment for thesis). All aspects: modeling, set dressing, shading, lighting. Maya, Mental Ray.

3. Wooden church model, PUP final project. All aspects. Done in two weeks using hand-modeled pieces and Python scripting for construction. Age pass by hand. Maya, Python.

4. Sustainability 101 informational video for Staples. Collaboration with Mark Sniffen (marksniffen.com/). Responsible for: storyboarding, concept art, modeling, set dressing, shading, lighting. Blender.

5. Helicopter (VFX for short film - ARC by Mark Logan). All aspects. Blender.

6. Lepestok (personal short film, 2014). All aspects. Maya, Mental Ray.

People's Choice Awards

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