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Hi

My name is Alexander Tuma and I am a young aspiring modeling/texturing artist based in South Australia.

 
3D
Modeling
Sculpting
Texture
Painting
Look-Dev
        My Skill Set:
  • 3D Modeling (low poly & high poly)

  • Hard Surface Modelling

  • Sculpting and organic modelling

  • Texturing & Look-Dev

  • Shading

  • Lighting

  • UV Mapping

  • Entertainment Design

Experience

3D Modeller at CDW Studios:

2019 - 2019 (5 Weeks)

I was brought on as a short-term artist to assist with modelling and texturing of assets.

 

Motion Graphic Designer at Ethos Media:

2015 - 2018

I did work experience there in 2015 since then I have gone back to do further work experience there. Recently it has now continued/moved into a contract/freelance basis job. The work I have done while there rangers from motion graphics, 3D & texturing work.      

 
 
On Set Experience/virtual production

(John & Mary) Virtual Production Shoot:

2020 - 2020 (2-day shoot)

I was an Assistant CG Supervisor and 3D Generalist on this project. I was responsible for creating one of the environments in UE4 that were used on the shoot day. Myself and the CG supervisor were responsible for making sure the UE4 scenes aligned correctly with the camera and LED Panel walls. As well as coordinating with other departments to make sure certain tasks were completed. I was also responsible for setting up the back end of the project (eg. file sharing and folder structure).

I also got hands-on experience in setting up and configuring a Vicon motion capture system.

 

Technicolor Academy Visual Effects Plate Shoot:

2019 - 2019 (1-day shoot)

I was a camera operator for a Technicolor Academy plate shoot. I was responsible for a handful of shots that were filmed on the day. This involved setting up the camera and making sure it was set to the correct settings, taking lighting reference and actually filming the shot itself. 

 
Education

Flinders University / CDW Studios:

2019 - 2020

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)

Specialising in 3D, Visual Effects & Entertainment Design

This degree was formerly known as the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media). (The degree name was changed halfway during my study).

 

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE):

2016 - 2016

Certificate 3 in Media

Specialising in Game and Interactive Media Design

Software

Awards & Accomplishments
2020 - Visual Effects - Rookie of the Year Finalist

(My entry was selected by the Rookies judging panel to be on the 2020 finalist list for the Rookie of the Year award for Visual Effects)

https://www.therookies.co/entries/4255

https://www.therookies.co/contests/50/finalists

2020 - Rookies Excellence Award

(I was awarded an excellence award by the Rookies judging panel for my 2020 Rookies entry)

https://www.therookies.co/alextuma/achievements

2020 - Rookies Draft Selection

(My entry was selected by the Rookies judging panel to be on the 2020 draft list)

https://www.therookies.co/entries/4255

2019 - Rookies Excellence Award

(I was awarded an excellence award by the Rookies judging panel for my 2019 Rookies entry)

https://www.therookies.co/alextuma/achievements

2019 - Rookies Draft Selection

(My entry was selected by the Rookies judging panel to be on the 2019 draft list)

https://www.therookies.co/entries/723

2018 - 1 - Howww Honorable Mention

(For the 3D model of the Gas Pump Gumball Machine)

2018 - CG Spectrum Scholarship finalist

(I was shortlisted by the Rookies judging panel for the CG Spectrum Scholarship)

Alexander Tuma.

 

 

South Australia

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