Monday, December 21, 2009

December 11SecondClub Competition WIP

Here's a little something I'm working on now till Christmas break, really hope to get a good rating @ for it

The audio is great and I was itching to get started on animating. Thank you all who gave me ideas and feedback on this piece.


Alma by Rodrigo Blaas

Affy gave me a link to this awesome short, even though it's super creepy it's masterfully done,

has that Pixar feel to it. Hope you guys enjoy it too :)

Alma from Rodrigo Blaas on Vimeo.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Gino's Reference Letter


Max Polozov

251 10th Street

New Westminster, BC

V3M 3Y1

(778) 322-8848 (604) 522-2959

Employment Objective

Proven successful and dedicated cartoon animator seeks to move onto an exciting project during which I would be able to learn and continuing to grow and develop the art of animation.

Computer Skills:

Usage of software: XSI, Maya, Photoshop, Mudbox, Zbrush, Wings 3D, MS office (Word, Excel), Flash MX, Adobe Encore, Adobe Premiere

Usage of PC, Mac & Linux

Keyboarding (60 wpm)


June 15 2009 – Present

Currently upgrading Maya and Animation skills

Think Tank Training Centre, BC

February 2006 - February 2007

Completed Program: 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design

Think Tank Training Centre, BC

September 1999 - 2004

Completed High School

Awards/Certificates: Honor Roll Grade 9 & 10, CPR certificate

New Westminster Secondary School, BC

Related Work Experience

Rainmaker Entertainment, Vancouver, BC Jan 3 2008 - May 29 2009

Position: Animator

Shows: Barbie & the Diamond Castle, Barbie in A Christmas Carol, Barbie presents Thumbelina, Barbie & the Three Musketeers

~ Editing and fixing motion capture

~ Key framing animation: consistently exceeded set quota

~ Setting up scenes for layout

Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver, BC Feb 2007 - Dec 21 2007

Position: Animator

Show: Storm Hawks

~ Exceeded 40 seconds of key frame animation per week, constantly ahead of schedule.

~ Basic Scripting

Skills and Qualifications

Analytical Skills: Great Communication Skills: Other Skills:

Critical thinking Both verbal and written Strong work ethic

Problem solving Work well with others and alone A fast and continuous learner

Decision making Respond positively to critiques Flexible and reliable

Interests and Hobbies

Psychology, Social dynamics, Working out, Spending time outside, Video games, Cartoons, movies.


Gino Nichele – Animation Director Luke De Winter – Animation

Cell: (604) 619-0996 Cell: (604) 765-5853