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Andy White

Creative Director at Saddington Baynes

Andy White is a visionary Creative Director, delivering sensational imagery for clients across multiple sectors. From pitch to delivery, he tailors the look and feel of deliverables to client specifications. As both a VFX supervisor and shoot director, Andy believes in the immense power of CG and how it can enhance live-action footage, empowering a creative with new storytelling possibilities.


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Bri Marie

3D Artist at Facebook Reality Labs

Bri is a multidisciplinary artist. After spending two years as a designer/animator at Buck LA, she is now working as a 3D artist at Facebook Reality Labs in Seattle doing product visualization. Bri has been producing content for companies like Apple, Facebook, Google, and more.


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Chris Priddy

3D Generalist at Sponsored by Dell

Chris is the owner and founder of Fiveten Giant. He works all over the industry with a focus on photorealism in client work. He has been using Cinema 4d for over a decade and it might be the only thing he's actually good at. Interests include photography, hiking, traveling, golf, and likely to no one's surprise...video games.


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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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Ethan Shaftel

Director at easyAction

Ethan directs film, immersive, and interactive projects. His VR films have screened at Sundance, Tribeca, and the Venice Film Festival. He's also created interactive installations for brands, tour content for musicians, animated parade floats for Disneyland, and numerous other film and interactive projects.


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James Ramirez

Art Director at Friedpixels

James Ramirez is a director and motion designer based in Los Angeles.

After 10 years in Kansas City working with the artist collective MK12, he moved to LA and has collaborated with studios including Royale, Alma Mater, Imaginary Forces, Aspect Ratio, and Red Paper Heart. He creates work for broadcast, web, games, and title sequences. His film credits include Stranger Than Fiction, Quantum of Solace, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse.


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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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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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Lauren Fisher

Chief Creative Officer at The Famous Group

Lauren Fisher is a Los Angeles based designer, animator, and director with over 14 years of experience in the entertainment and sports industry. She specializes in creating visually arresting content that experiments with animation, live-action, and emerging technologies to tell compelling stories and delight audiences. She was recently named Chief Creative Officer of The Famous Group, a fan experience company based out of Culver City, CA.


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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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Paul Babb

Maxon

Paul Babb is currently the Global Head of Community and Customer Experience / COO for the Americas, and well known as the face of Cinema 4D, globally recognized as a market-leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects and rendering software application. Babb spearheads efforts to bolster Maxon brand recognition and promote the company’s Cinema 4D, Redshift and Red Giant product lines.

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Rachel Brickel

Art Director & Designer at Freelance

Rachel Brickel is a multidisciplinary artist with a passion for creating raw imagery. Known for her reckless abandon to be experimental. She often uses Cinema 4D to augment her practical skills when designing narrative for pitches and shoots. She has worked at multiple award-winning agencies and networks such as Current Studio, FX Networks, Elastic, and Mocean.


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Sierra Ward

Freelance Illustrator at Sierra Ward Studio

Sierra is a freelance Illustrator and Visual Development artist living in Los Angeles. She loves working in Cinema 4D to help map out more complex perspectives and compositions. She loves watching cartoons, participating in Holiday festivities, and catching some rays at the beach.


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Thanos Kagkalos

Motion Designer / Director at MotionPunk

Thanos is a former YETI pictures founder and currently runs his own studio as MotionPunk. Cinema 4D has ignited his love for 3D the past 3 years and he has been creating stuff there ever since. Known for his experimental style with particles and simulations, always in the lookout for new visual languages.


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