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Paolo Copponi | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 21, 2013

Paolo Copponi

Visual Effects / Lighting & Rendering
   Italy

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

My name is Paolo Copponi, I'm 26 years old and I come from Italy.
I'm a Visual effects / Lighting & Rendering Artist.

I started to learn computer science in secondary school where I graduated as computer expert in 2005.
One year after I joined the Academy of fine Arts in Macerata (Italy).
In 2010 I obtained the university degree in theory and techniques of visual communication and multimedia with vote 110/110 cum laude.
As graduation project I wrote a text about the history of computer graphic in film and,
I created a short animation.
I...

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Portfolio

Visual Effects / Lighting & Rendering Artist Autodesk Maya - Exotic Matter Naiad -...
http://vimeo.com/46030688
I created every part of this project in Naiad and Maya 2012. For shading, lighting and...
https://vimeo.com/45141313
I created Every part of this project in Maya 2012. I created this effect using Dmm...
http://vimeo.com/34776163
-Background: Panoramic stitching with PTGUI, Panos in maya -Lighting: Hdri...
http://vimeo.com/36472573
I created Every part of this project in Maya 2012. I used Vray for rendering and nuke...
http://vimeo.com/38945179
I created Every part of this project in Maya 2012. -Background: Panos in maya....
http://vimeo.com/42088335
I created Every part of this project in Maya 2012. I used Vray for rendering the...
http://vimeo.com/41145693
I created Every part of this project in Maya 2012. Dynamics Dmm animation rendering in...
http://vimeo.com/34900996
I created every part of this project in Naiad and Maya 2012. For shading, lighting and...
http://vimeo.com/43480478

Skills (7)

Tested
The foundry Nuke
Exotic Matter Naiad
Fluid simulation
Dynamic Effects
Destruction & Fracturing
Maya
Adobe Photoshop

Service Description

During the last six years I have acquired a good overall knowledge of Autodesk Maya , in particular in tools that permit to create visual effects like dynamics and particles effects, fluid effects (smoke, fire, explosion), destruction and fracturing effects (Dmm and PhysX plugin ). I have good knowledge of Vray and Mental Ray
rendering engines, lighting with Hdr image, creation of digital sets with panoramic image and creation of environments (modeling, shading, texturing). Furthermore I have good skills in many software packages likes Exotic Matter Naiad (water effects), The Foundry Nuke and Adobe Photoshop.

I have a publication for one of my works in fxguide website and one interview in the 3dworldmag website:
http://www.fxguide.com/featured/dmm-fea-for-vfx/
http://www.3dworldmag.com/2012/08/08/meet-the-3d-artist-paolo-copponi/

In the last 6 months I worked to my showreel, I created some architectural preview projects and worked in an independent production.
The web link of the production is http://www.theotherworldfilm.com/
The film will release next winter, for that I can't add the shots now to my showreel. However I did texturing, shading, lighting & rendering and compositing.

I have good collaborative skills and teamwork because I worked, before and during university, in the field of video games and slotmachines as hardware expert.
A year abroad, and my extensive travelling experiences in Los Angeles, have offered me opportunities to adapt to new environments. I...

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Education

Gnomon School of Visual Effects ( Los Angles )
Certificate
2011 - 2012
Academy of Fine Arts in Macerata (Italy)
Degree in visual comunication and Multimedia
2006 - 2010
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Autodesk Maya
Lighting
Rendering
Visual Effects
Modeling
Texturing
Dynamic Effects
Fluid Effects
3d
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Design & Multimedia
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