CV

Name: Chort Sébastien
Residence: Burbank, California USA
Age: 33
Nationality: French
Family status: Married

WORK EXPERIENCES

May 2007 – Today

Lead Lighting Artist at Dreamworks Animation LLC (Glendale, USA)

  • Lighting on Bee Movie (2007)
  • Lighting on Kung Fu Panda (2008)
  • Lighting on Madagascar Escape 2 Africa (2008)
  • Lighting on Monster vs Aliens (2009)
  • Lead Lighting on How to train your dragon (2010)
  • Lead Lighting on Shrek Forever After (2010)
  • Lead Lighting on Megamind (2010)
  • Lead Lighting on Puss in Boots (2011)

May 2003 – May 2007

Modeler and Scene Assembler (lighting and compositing), CG Supervisor from 2004 to 2007 at Blur Studios (Venice, USA)

  • Environment modeling, Scene Assembly (Lighting and Compositing) on Mickey Twice Upon A Christmas DVD (Disney). Lead Scene assembler on Donald’s Gift one of the shorts from the DVD
  • Character Modeling on Spiderman 2 Cinematics
  • Scene Assembly on RockFish (Blur Short Movie)
  • Scene Assembly on Terminator 3 Cinematics
  • Character Modeling on Blood Rayne Cinematics
  • Supervising, Character and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on Mortal Kombat 6 TV Commercial (Midway)
  • Supervising, Scene Assembly on MTV Save The Humans Aids Prevention campaign for MTV (4 Spots)
  • Scene Assembly on Gopher Broke (Blur Short Movie)
  • Scene Assembly on Punisher cinematics
  • Character Modeling on Mr Fix It
  • Scene Assembly on National Geographic documentary
  • Supervising, Character and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on XMEN Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse / Cinematic (Activision)
  • Scene Assembly on NHL commercial for FOX
  • Scene Assembly on Band of brother commercial.
  • Supervising and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on Olympic X Tv spots for NBC
  • Scene Assembly on Sonic Next cinematic trailer
  • Supervising and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on Gentlemen’s Duel ( Blur Short Movie 2006)
  • Scene Assembly on Jericho cinematic trailer
  • Scene Assembly on Hellgate cinemati
  • Scene Assembly on Spiderman SU cinematic
  • Supervising and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on Matchbox Pirate Land TV commercial

Jan 2001 – Apr 2003

Permanent 3d Artist at Partizan Midi Minuit (Paris, FRANCE)

  • Compositing and rendering work on 3 TV commercials for DANONE
  • Modeling, Rendering and compositing on Music Video for SNOOZE
  • Modeling Rendering and compositing on a TV commercial for MARS
  • Compositing and rendering work on 10 TV commercials for MORPION
  • Modeling Rendering and compositing on a TV commercial for MM’S

SOFTWARE SKILLS

  • Ability to work with in house proprietary tools
  • 3DS Max (Experienced User)
  • Vray, Brazil (Experienced User)
  • Lightwave (Experienced User)
  • Maya (Modeling only)
  • Photoshop (Experienced User)
  • Combustion (Experienced User)
  • Digital Fusion (Experienced User)
  • Nuke (Average User)
  • PremierePro
  • Painter
  • Illustrator
  • Video Broadcast Avid
  • Video Broadcast Edit
  • Knowledge of xhtml, css and flash

EDUCATION

1996/2000

SUPINFOCOM, school specialized in 3d conception (France, Valenciennes)
4th year graduate / conception of a short movie for the diploma

1995/1996

University of Bordeaux I (Mathematics and Computering)

1994/1995

Baccalauréat S (mathematics) with distinction