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2022 Events!

A Series of Artist-Focused Streaming Shows

  • Andrew Kramer
  • Mike "Beeple" Winkelmann
  • John LePore
  • Angie Feret
  • Blake Kathryn
  • Nicole Ruggiero
  • Can Erduman
  • Amanda Godreau
  • Alex Parker
  • Mehdi Hadi
  • Bruna Vasconcelos
  • Clinton Jones
  • Darlene Sanchez
  • Emiliano Topete
  • Jessica Herrera
  • Joey Camacho
  • Jonathan Winbush
  • Julia Siemón
  • Kelcey Steele
  • Luis Miranda
  • Nadia Tzuo
  • Nicole Garcia
  • Nidia Dias
  • Oliver Lueiza
  • Pedro Ramos
  • Penelope Nederlander
  • Sasha Vinogradova
  • Stu Maschwitz
  • Tatiana Shchekina
  • Veronica Falconieri Hays

2022 Events! Presentation Schedule (all times PST)

2022 Events! Presenters

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Alex Parker

Motion Designer + Character Animator at Freelance

Alex Parker is a freelance Animator + Designer, working under her freshly founded freelance brand, Ladybird Animation. Known mostly for her mid-century design aesthetic and relentless use of the color pink, Alex is no stranger to quirky character animation and telling stories her way: one frame at a time. Her motto is pretty simple: ‘Bright colors. Black coffee.’

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Amanda Godreau

Motion Designer at Freelance

Amanda Godreau is a Puerto Rican designer that likes to make things move. She works as a designer and animator for studios and clients alike and attends Ringling College of Art and Design's Motion Design Department. She enjoys working in all kinds of mediums and exploring new possibilities.

Amanda grew up in Puerto Rico and has since moved to Sarasota, Florida to pursue her degree. She's always looking for cool projects to work on and cool people to meet!

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Andrew Kramer

Founder at Video Copilot

Andrew Kramer is a creative director known for his design work on film & TV as well as his contributions to the design community through innovative tutorials and creative plug-ins.

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Angie Feret

FUI and Motion Graphic Designer at Scarab

Angie is a Motion Graphic Designer currently working as an FUI (Future/Fantasy User Interface) Designer at Scarab Digital in Vancouver B.C. She also instructs the 3D fundamentals course at Vancouver Film School. Angie loves mentoring others and helping people problem solve.

Since 2007, Angie has been involved on a wide range of projects, from corporate products to feature films. Her most recent works are featured in Superman and Lois, Batwoman, Supergirl, and The Flash, as well as screen graphics for Sonic the Hedgehog.

When she is not at her computer she can usually be found either riding her motorcycle into the wilderness, riding her bicycle, relaxing on beautiful beaches or flying her drone!

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Anthony Bari

Anthony Bari is an early adopter of great ideas in technology with a purpose of developing workflows for our future. He is an artist and technical consultant for Adobe, Blackmagic Design, Maxon, and more with Emmy® award-winning post production experience with 15+ years in the entertainment industry.

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Athanasios "Noseman" Pozantzis

Athanasios Pozantzis a.k.a. "Noseman" has been making visuals for the advertising industry since 1989. Since then, he has tutored countless artists on Adobe software, Cinema 4D and has created educational content for Cineversity.com, Lynda.com and Linked-in Learning.

It should be noted that most of his students ended up switching careers, becoming Yoga or Pilates instructors, and one of them became an unsuccessful real estate agent.

His main focus is still on converting briefs into images and animations, an undertaking that has definitely NOT won him an Emmy Award, although he did receive a Grand Epica in 2005. He resides in Toronto and is one of the few select Cinema 4D Master Trainers on the globe.

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Blake Kathryn

Blake Kathryn is a Los Angeles based visual artist. Her work balances between concept and commercial realms spanning across various industries including music, fashion and tech. Blake's work is recognized for its vibrant palettes and ethereal undertones with a surreal futurist aesthetic.

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Bruna Vasconcelos

Bruna (Brunaaart) is a Brazilian 3D artist and visual designer, who is currently based in Berlin. Bruna’s work usually has a magical, mysterious and ethereal vibe, often representing women who are very powerful, emotional and yet delicate. Some other influences to her work are nature scenes, mythology and occasional cyberpunk elements.

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Can Erduman

Can is a freelance character generalist specialized in stylized characters. He lives in Germany and operates worldwide.

Bringing characters to life and telling interesting stories is his great passion and motivation. Besides directing, his technical experience spans from sculpting, shading and rigging characters all over to the animation part.

With over a decade of freelancing experience, his clients vary from small local studios to big international companies. He has supervised character animation for products like Lego, Nike, Payback and Caprisun. He taught animation and Cinema 4D at the U.A.S. Mainz, Germany. You can find him frequently talking at international conferences like Playgrounds, FMX or IBC.

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Chris Schmidt

Founder at Rocket Lasso

Chris Schmidt is a 3D artist, educator, software developer and now founder of Rocket Lasso. Deeply rooted in Cinema 4D since 2000, he has hundreds of hour's worth of online tutorials and live streams. Aimed at helping newcomers and professionals alike, covering topics ranging from character rigging and advanced particles setups, Sketch & Toon, and technical motion graphics techniques. Based out of Chicago, Chris also co-founded the annual Half Rez Motion Design Conference and the Chicago C4D user group.

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Clinton Jones

Show Runner at Corridor Digital

Clint is the Show Runner at Corridor Digital, where he writes, directs, and pushes the boundaries of photo-real visual effects on the internet. He's passionate about creating quality and meaningful art and live-streams his VFX knowledge every week on his YouTube channel. Clint has two cats, loves kung-fu movies, plays too much Smash Bros, and needs more yoga.

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Darlene Sanchez

Motion Graphics Designer at Vinik Sports Group

Darlene is a 3D/2D generalist with a focus on 3D. She has been exploring different mediums over the past decade. For the past 4 1/2 years she has been working as a Motion Designer for the Tampa Bay Lightning, a professional hockey team in the NHL. While not slinging graphics at Amalie Arena, she can be found on the cycling trail by the bay or at home creating art for fun and to grow stronger as an artist.

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EJ Hassenfratz

Creative Director at School of Motion

EJ Hassenfratz is a Creative Director at School of Motion where he shares his passion for teaching and contributing to the mission of breaking down the barrier to learning motion design. He has over 12 years of experience using Cinema 4D and has been teaching C4D for over 7 years through his popular website eyedesyn.com that hosts over 150 Cinema 4D tutorials. When not on the box, you can find him hiking in the Rockies, hanging out with his pug, or drinking a tasty craft beer.

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Elly Wade

Trainer at Maxon

Elly Wade is a Maxon Trainer based in the UK. She's worked at Maxon for almost six years and throughout that time she's developed a passion for using and learning Cinema 4D. Elly is fortunate enough to be part of the Maxon Training Team, training artists across the world in all things C4D, Redshift, and Red Giant, with a little bit of X-Particles thrown in too.

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Emiliano Topete

Animation Director at Polygoon Estudio

Born and raised in Mexico City. Studied film school in Cuba. Founded Polygoon in 2013, and ever since he has been developing 3D animated projects for both local and international platforms. He is an animation teacher and Cinema 4D consultant.

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Eric Say

Gameday Creative

Eric is the Owner/Creative Director at Gameday Creative, a Creative Agency based in NY specializing in sports and broadcast graphics. He has been the lead director on graphic packages for Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, NFL, MLB, Olympics, and more. Despite his best efforts, projects frequently require Eric to still be hands-on and use his C4D skills to cross those finish lines.

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Jessica Herrera

Yes, Herrerasaurus is a real dinosaur! ​

Jessica is a freelance 3D character artist based in Australia. Having worked full time for a few studios such as Animade, Gramm and Jumbla, she thought she might mix things up a bit by freelancing.

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Joey Camacho

Designer at Raw & Rendered

Raw & Rendered is Joey Camacho – a Canadian graphic designer creating thoughtful, conceptual designs and animations for brands around the world.

Joey is also the co-founder and creative director at AvantForm, a curated licensing platform dedicated to providing advanced CGI artists the most empowering and flexible way to license their work.

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John LePore

Chief Creative Director at Perception

As Chief Creative Director at Perception, an award-winning creative consultancy based in New York City, John’s career is focused on a realm that ranges from Superheroes to Hypercars to future-tech. With years of experience in motion design, advertising and user experience, John’s workday now consists of contributing imaginative concepts to blockbuster films, and solving problems for some of the most exciting products in technology.

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Jonathan Winbush

Immersive Artist at Winbush Immersive

Jonathan Winbush has been working in Hollywood doing Motion Graphics for Movies and Television shows since 06. He has worked on properties for Marvel, Warner Bros, Hasbro, Discovery Channel as well as several virtual reality projects with Mix Master Mike, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Candy Crush & The Special Olympics. His work has won several awards internationally and most recently he's started his youtube channel where he freely shares tutorials and tips.

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Julia Siemón

Julia Siemón is a Motion Graphics Director, Designer and Animator. She is faculty at School of Visual Arts teaching 3D design and animation to senior design students. Julia has worked on award-winning rebrands for Spike, Vice, and The Weather Channel as well as commercial work for Converse, Amazon, Yahoo, and many more. She likes to forage in between solving design challenges.

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Justin Fields

Concept Artist, Creative Director at Sanctum Studios

Before founding Sanctum Studios in 2019 Justin has been working in the graphic design field since 2005. Originally from Springfield, Illinois, he is a world-renowned concept designer and consultant for the film and video game industry. Some recent names Justin has worked on include Goosebumps, Jupiter Ascending, Maleficient, Noah, Iron Man 3, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Firelight, Blink, Falling Skies, The Wolverine, Scrapyard, Eternals, Frog King, Ragnarock, Halo 5, Insomniac's Spiderman, Into the Stars, Star Citizen, Black Adam, Shazam 2, Star Trek Discovery and the Division.

Over the course of his career, Justin became a three-time winner of the 3DTotal Excellence Award and took a ZBrush title belt in 2015. His artwork is featured on Artstation, where he serves as a Judge, on ConceptArt World, IO9, Kotaku, Slashfilm, ComicBookMovie, Sketch Zone, in "Nuthin'​ But Mech"​ book series by Design studio Press, "Last Man Standing: Kill book of Bounty Hunter"​ by Dan Luvisi, "The Art of film Star Wars"​ by ImagineFX and many more.

Being passionate about sharing his skills, Justin teaches at Schoolism, Art Center College of Design, Brainstorm School, CGMA 3D Academy, Digital-Tutors. He is also a guest lecturer at Trojan Horse and at the IFCC Independent Festival of Creative Communication. He is also on the board of advisors for Lightbox Expo.

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Kelcey Steele

Motion Designer at Primal Screen

Kelcey is a Texas native and current motion designer at Primal Screen in Atlanta, GA. As a design and 3D enthusiast, she loves to create in the digital realm, but can’t resist the chance to get her hands dirty every now and then.

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Luis Miranda

3D Generalist + Motion Designer at Freelance

Luis Miranda is a 3D Artist based out of Denver, CO. He has an obsession with horror and the color purple. When he isn't making animations for brands such as the NFL or Oculus, he is at random book stores adding to his enamel pin collection or at a salon getting his nails done.

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Mahnoor Barry

VFX / Motion Graphic Artist at Lynn University

Mahnoor Barry is a district award-winning artist. She just graduated from Lynn University majoring in Computer Animation & Motion Graphics. She is originally from Pakistan. Currently, she is the junior Motion Graphic Artist for a leading lifeline provider/ telecommunication company.

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Mehdi Hadi

Mehdi Hadi VFX Motion Graphics Artist and Concept Artist and Director and Teacher. He specializes in motion graphics design for commercial, Feature film and game cinematics and title sequence design.

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Mike "Beeple" Winkelmann

Graphic Designer at Beeple

Beeple is Mike Winkelmann, a graphic designer from Charleston, SC, USA who does a variety of digital artwork including short films, Creative Commons VJ loops, everydays and VR / AR work.

After he began releasing a set of widely used Creative Commons VJ loops he has worked on concert visuals for Justin Bieber, One Direction, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, Zedd, deadmau5 and many more.

One of the originators of the current "everyday" movement in 3D graphics, he has been creating a picture every day from start to finish and posting it online for over ten years without missing a single day.

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Nadia Tzuo

Nadia is an Art Director / Senior Designer / Typographer / Concept Artist / Matte Painter / etc serving the screen entertainment industry since 2009. She animates when she has to. She art directs when she is allowed to. She is currently based in Los Angeles.

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Nicole Garcia

Visual Designer at RepairPal

Nicole is a visual designer and illustrator. She currently works at RepairPal, where she has led the company's new 3D visual direction. She enjoys using 3D in design contexts by leaning on her experience of working with 2D graphics in order to achieve a unique final product.

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Nicole Ruggiero

3D Visual Artist and Director at Nicole Ruggiero Ltd.

Nicole Ruggiero is a 3D visual artist whose work concentrates on technology and culture. Her recent work explores themes like digital emotions and power, online subcultures and communities, and technology as an escapist device. Nicole has recently worked with the following clients: Lady Gaga, Calvin Harris, The Weeknd, Rico Nasty, Adult Swim, New York Times, GIPHY, and Snapchat.

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Nidia Dias

Z by HP

Nidia Dias is a passionate freelance Art Director and Designer with several years of experience focused on styleframes and art direction for motion graphics. Currently living in Porto, Portugal, she works remotely with a number of different studios around the world such as Tendril, Blur, FutureDeluxe, and ManVsMachine just to name a few. Her work involves creating styleframes for pitches and awarded work, Art Direction, Digital Art as well as commissioned pieces.

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Oliver Lueiza

Creative Director at Believe

Oliver is a 3D artist with a professional degree in design and 11 years of experience as a 3D generalist. He specializes in Cinema 4D and is a Cinema 4D Master Trainer. He currently works as a Creative Director at Believe Studio.

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Pedro Ramos

Motion Designer at Territory Studio

Pedro Ramos works as a Motion Designer at Territory Studio in London. He creates futuristic graphics for films, TV, video games and brands, imagining how future technologies work and connecting them to a story.

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Penelope Nederlander

Lead Animator at Shine Studio

Penelope Nederlander is a two-time Emmy-nominated art director, motion graphics animator, and digital artist. with over 17 years in the field, her credits include the title sequences for Pitch Perfect, Temple Grandin and both Kung Fu Panda films, VFX on Aviator, Iron Man, and Superman, VFX supervising music videos for Dolly Parton, Sean Lennon, and The Killers, and creating the most recent high-resolution stereoscopic version of the MGM lion logo.

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Russ Gautier

Creative Director Russ Gautier brings his unique cinematic vision to life with a blend of design-focused creative solutions and technical execution for some of the biggest names in television, movies, automotive, and tech. He has designed main titles, title sequences, and visions of futuristic technology for many films and series from studios such as Marvel Studios, Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures, Amazon Prime, and Apple TV+ including Black Panther, Spider-Man: Far from Home, The Wheel of Time, and Emmy-nominated Lisey's Story.

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Sasha Vinogradova

Art Director at The Mill

Sasha is Emmy Nominated art director and digital artist based in LA, California. Her background includes more than a decade of experience in motion design, entertainment key art and book cover art. She is currently working at Parallel NFT.

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Steve Talkowski

Freelance Artist at Sketchbot Studios

Steve is a veteran computer animator and CG artist. Currently immersed in the next evolution of real-time computer graphics and virtual reality.

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Stu Maschwitz

Chief Creative Officer at Maxon/Red Giant

Stu Maschwitz is a director, photographer, writer, visual effects artist, and designer of filmmaking software. A graduate of CalArts, Maschwitz spent four years at Industrial Light & Magic, before co-founding the legendary visual effects firm The Orphanage in 1999. A champion of accessible filmmaking, Maschwitz wrote The DV Rebel’s Guide: An All-Digital Approach to Making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap, co-created the Fountain screenplay format and the screenwriting app Slugline, and maintains a filmmaking and photography blog at prolost.com. Maschwitz currently serves as the Chief Creative Officer of Red Giant, where he creates powerful, intuitive tools for filmmakers and motion designers.

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Tatiana Shchekina

Motion Designer at TSmotion, Amazon

Tatiana is a motion designer and animator currently living in Los Angeles. She worked on projects for Television, advertising agencies, and big companies like Slack, Amazon, AT&T and Microsoft. She loves using Cinema 4D for her day-to-day work, and for personal projects. When not designing or animating, she can be found traveling and exploring the world, or rocking out at metal concerts.

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Veronica Falconieri Hays

Medical Illustrator /Animator at Falconieri Visuals

Veronica is a Certified Medical Illustrator and the principal of Falconieri Visuals, a scientific and medical illustration, and animation studio. She uses Cinema 4D to visualize microscopic and nanoscale stories for clients in research, biotech, and pharma. When not nerding out about biology, she lifts heavy things for fun.

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Victor Dimitrov

Victor Dimitrov is a design consultant providing his expertise in motion graphics, animation, and 3D concept art. He creates work under his artist name Weight of Thought and has been doing so for over a decade in film, television, and video games.

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