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Armed with fantastic talent, these trojan unicorn knights are an elite of the best digital artists worldwide. You'll know their work and you'll wish YOU had done it.
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Aaron Mcbride
ILM
As Art Director at Industrial Light & Magic was influential in creating the artistic vision of some of the biggest blockbusters such as The Avengers, Iron Man 1 &2, Rango, Revenge of the Sith, and the Pirates of the Caribbean film. He's also the creator of the ongoing graphic novel Tóraidhe.
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Ade Esan
Crytek
System Designer at Crytek, primarily working on the combat systems in Ryse: Son of Rome. Ade joined Crytek in 2010 after four years in the industry with past experiences in mobile and console game development, where he worked in titles like ShellShock 2, Rogue Warrior and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for iOS.
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Afonso Salcedo
Sutro Studios
After founding Sutro Studios in 2013, he launched a Kickstarter campaign for his documentary There Was Magic. He was the first portuguese artist to work at Pixar, with contributions as lighting artist in films like Ratatouille, Wall-E, Up, Toy Story 3 and Cars 2.
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Alex Oliver
Alex Oliver Studio
A truly complete artist, Alex Oliver spends his time working in his studio and giving workshops all around the world. His extensive knowledge of human anatomy and digital art is well known in the industry, with collaborations as a Character Modeller for Blizzard Entertainment and the National Geographic Channel.
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Alexis Wajsbrot
Framestore
Has recently completed his work in Alfonso Cuáron’s Gravity as the FX Supervisor, and as CG Supervisor in the blockbuster Iron Man III. Alexis joined the renown company Framestore in 2009, as Lead XF TD on Mike Newell’s Prince of Persia.
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Andrew Schmidt
Pixar
Senior animator at Pixar Animation Studios with over 20 years experience in both traditional 2D and CG animation. Throughout his career, he has amassed a long list of film credits which includes The Prince of Egypt, The Iron Giant, Wall-E, Ratatouille, Up, Toy Story 3 and Brave.
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Danny Luvisi
Last Man Standing
An artist/writer in high demand in the industry, he’s the creator of the graphic novel series Last Man Standing, which has been optioned by Paramount. Has worked for several clients such as Microsoft, DC Comics, Universal, Fox, Hasbro and more.
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Geoffrey Ernault
 
The young 22 year old Parisian is graduating this year from LISAA, Paris, where he studied Videogame and Animated Movies Art. A rising talent, he has worked in short movies, videogames, book covers and even the music industry.
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Holly Lloyd
Pixar
Technical Director at Pixar, Holly has worked on more than 10 films, including "Monsters, Inc.", "Finding Nemo", "The Incredibles", "Cars", and "Monsters University". She has also contributed on several short films including, "Lifted", "One Man Band", "Boundin", and Academy-Award®-winning "Geri’s Game" and "For The Birds".
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In-Ah Roediger
Sony Imageworks
In-Ah’s most recent work can bee seen in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Oz - The Great and The Powerful and Hotel Transylvania. She started as an animator in this little movie called... Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire.
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Jana Schirmer
 
A concept artist specialized in character design, has been working in the videogame industry, for companies such as WB Games, Guerrilla Games and Ubisoft. Joined SIXMOREVODKA in 2010 after freelancing on comics for Marvel and doing some Magic: The Gathering illustrations.
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José Alves Da Silva
 
Probably the most renown Character Artist and 3D Illustrator in Portugal, started his own 3D Architectural Visualization company (Pura Imagem) in 1996, but after winning the XXIV CGSociety Challenge First Prize Master Award in 2009, decided to embrace his passion for character design.
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Justin Fields
 
Justin is a Concept Artist and currently works in the Film and Game industry. He has worked at such studios as Sony Imageworks, Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc., Imaginary Forces and several other features.
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Kemp Remillard
Massive Black
Senior Concept Artist at Massive Black, Kemp is most well known for designing vehicles in such games as Dust 514, Red Faction: Guerilla and Killzone 2. Studied Graphic Design before discovering you could make a career out of drawing things you make up.
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Loic Zimmerman
Luma Pictures
Moved to LA 5 years ago to join Luma Pictures as a Concept Artist. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Character Artist on Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream) and recently collaborated on their short film "The Dark Sorcerer" for PS4. His personal works covers a wide range of media.
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Maciej Jackiewicz
Platige
CG Supervisor and Animation Director at Platige Image, Maciej has participated in the production of many commercials, artistic animations and special projects, including "The Witcher"(1&2).
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Marc Simonetti
 
Mostly known for his illustrations for Terry Pratchett's Discworld, George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and HP Lovecraft's Cthulhu, Marc has been working as an artist for over 10 years now, with collaborations for Wizards of the Coast, EA, Ubisoft, Activision, among others.
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Martin L’Heureux
Crytek
As Animation Director at Crytek, Martin also directs the Mo-Cap performances of the up-coming AAA title Ryse: Son of Rome. He has a vast career in Film, Games and TV with credits in such movies as Man in Black II, Star Wars Ep.I and The Polar Express. In 2008 Martin was nominated for a VES Award as an Animation Director for the 3D IMAX film, Giants of Patagonia.
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Pedro Conti
TechnoImage
As one of the creative minds in the brazilian company Techno Image, specializes in illustration and 3D animation for the advertising market. Pedro Conti had developed characters for such brands as Kellog’s and Coca-Cola.
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Raphael Lacoste
Ubisoft
“El Rapho” is the Art Director of the highly successful videogame franchise Assassin’s Creed developed by Ubisoft. In 2006 he won a VES Award in February 2006 for his work on the “Two Thrones” cut scene from Prince of Persia.
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Scott Ross
Scott is the co-founder of Digital Domain along with James Cameron and Stan Winston. Under his direction Digital Domain garnered multiple awards including three Oscars with TITANIC, WHAT DREAMS MAY COME and THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON. Prior to that Scott led Industrial Light & Magic.
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Serge Birault
 
Mostly known in the CG world as Papa Ninja, Serge’s talent as an illustrator has been recognized as one of the most influential in the industry. His unmistakable style had granted him several awards by CG Society, CG Hub, It’s Art and 3D Total.
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Tiago Hoisel
TechnoImage
An illustrator that works creating imagery and characters for advertising, publishing, films, games and TV. A partner at Techno Image, his work has been selected in two opportunities for Taschen Publications: "Illustration Now! 3" and "Illustrator Now! Portraits".
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Vitor Hugo
TechnoImage
In early 2013, Vitor Hugo has blown the Internet away, with this fan made trailer Street Fighter III - Fuurinkazan. Started his career by accident at the Architectural Visualization company Digital Light and currently works at Techno Image as an illustrator.
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Ziah Fogel
 
A multi-disciplined media expert, specializing in feature animation, visual effects, photography, cinematography and computer science. She spent over 8 years at Pixar, where she worked in such films as Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille and Wall-E.
Schools

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Alex Oliver Studio
 
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Escape Studios
 
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gnomon school
 
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gobelins
 
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