History

I am a 3D artist and animator working in various forms of media. I also teach as a contributing writer for performing arts textbooks as shown on Tophat. My forte is 3D media and I currently have an online course in Blender 3D animation and media creation now taught in 12 countries on Udemy and CEEDTV VR.

My current work in 3D animation began in film and video production, producing and directing television programs for youth and child airing on regional public television stations and Warner affiliates nationwide. My studies in film and television began at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with my final degrees in Art from California State University with an emphasis in Computer Arts.

Along with my 3D work in Blender, I have experience in other platforms as well including 3D Studio Max, Unity and NLE software such as AVID, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Photoshop and Premiere. I am an award winning director for films and documentary work produced over the years.

 

I am currently in production on VR films and an animated short film featuring a very lovable character named Footy that will be released in 2D with VR versions coming later. 

 

You can see my latest work directing an immersive story that is now showing on Oculus TV, A Musical Family.

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