Resume

Name: Chort Sébastien
Residence: Los Angeles, USA
Age: 37
Nationality: French
Family status: Married

WORK EXPERIENCES

March 2014 – today

CG supervisor at Blur Studio (Culver City, USA)

  • Supervising for Deadpool / Opening title sequence + Colossus Cab Ride Sequence + Colossus shots for Final Sequence (Feature Film Directed by Tim Miller)
  • Supervising for Samsung Gear / Avengers “Assemble” Campaign (Theater/TV/Internet commercial)
  • Supervising an undisclosed cinematic for AAA game.
  • Environment Modeling / Lead Scene Assembler On Assassin’s Creed Unity TV spot
  • Environment Modeling On Halo 2 Anniversary Cinematics

Sept 2012 – December 2013

CG supervisor at Nightshift (Paris, France)

  • Supervising 3d for several tv commercials (VICHY, BIOTHERM, L’OREAL, ORANGE)

April 2012 – August 2012

Senior Lighting Artist at Framestore (London, UK)

  • Lighting on Gravity (2013-Alfonson Cuaron feature film) Winner of the Academy Award for Best VFX

Oct 2011 – April 2012

Senior Lighting Artist at The Mill (London, UK)

  • Lighting on Rainbow 6 Patriot cinematic (2011)
  • Lighting on several tv commercial projects (Nike, Heineken)

May 2007 – Sept 2011

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

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

May 2003 – May 2007

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

  • Supervising and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on Gentlemen’s Duel ( Blur Short Movie 2006)
  • Supervising, Character and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on XMEN Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse / Cinematic (Activision)
  • Supervising, Scene Assembly on MTV Save The Humans Aids Prevention campaign for MTV (4 Spots)
  • Supervising, Character and Environment modeling, Scene Assembly on Mortal Kombat 6 TV Commercial (Midway)
  • Scene Assembly on Gopher Broke (2004 Blur Short Movie) Academy Award Nomination for best animated short movie
  • Scene Assembly on RockFish ( 2003 Blur Short Movie)
  • 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
  • Scene Assembly on Spiderman SU cinematic, HellGate cinematic, Jericho cinematic trailer, Sonic Next cinematic trailer, Band of brother commercial, NHL commercial for FOX. (scattered from 2004 to 2007)

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

TEACHING

2014
6 weeks Lighting/Shading for Maya and Vray Course for the french online school Institut Artline

2013
One week Nuke Course at Supinfocom Arles (France)

2012-2013
Weekly Lighting Class at Univeristy of Paris 8 (Arts et Technologies de l’image)

2008
Creation of a DVD for Gnomon School about Advanced Materials with Brazil (Software by Splutterfish)

SOFTWARE SKILLS

  • Ability to work with in house proprietary tools
  • 3DS Max (Experienced User)
  • Brazil  (Experienced User)
  • Mental ray, Arnold, Vray (Average User)
  • Lightwave (Experienced User)
  • Maya (Average User)
  • Photoshop (Experienced User)
  • Digital Fusion (Experienced User)
  • Nuke (Experienced User)

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