Intro to Production Modeling

A 6-week course in which students experience the expectations, techniques, and knowledge required for modeling in a production pipeline

Intro to Production Modeling
COURSE OVERVIEW

Create models for a production pipeline


COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

The more you know, the better.


Intro to Production Modeling
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor
  • Alberto Hernandez is a CG artist and environment modeler with over 15 years of industry experience. He earned his bachelor of science in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Los Angeles in 2004 and has been working in the industry since 2005. He started his career in the architectural visualization industry working on various projects that consisted of modeling, lighting, and rendering different projects for architectural developers such as Toll Bros, Caruso Affiliated, Hilton Hotels, and Brookfield Partners. He moved on to working for Sprite Animation as a junior environment modeler, working his way to senior modeler and generalist. While at Sprite animation he worked as a modeler for many different projects including Pac Man and the Ghostly Adventures(Disney XD), Kong King of the Apes(Netflix), Rudolph the Black Cat(Japan Feature Animation), “Snack World” feature and feature short, and prop models for Square Enix and Konami. After spending 8 years at Sprite Animation Alberto moved on to working at Dreamworks TV as a CG generalist for The Boss Baby: Back in Business Netflix series Season 2 & 3. He also briefly worked on the Dreamworks HUB team as a CG Generalist for projects such as Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous and Kung Fu Panda. He currently works at Netflix Animation as a Environment modeler/Designer for the upcoming Netflix Series Blue Eye Samurai slated for a 2023 release.

  • Koji Tsukamoto has been a CG modeler in animation since 2016. With experience in both environments and characters, he spent over 5 years at Dreamworks Animation before moving to his current position at Netflix.

  • Chris O’Connell has over 20 years of experience working in several fields, such as Post Production, Video Games, Vfx and Animation. Moving around from New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Vancouver he has worked on several projects and films, which include Captain America, Oz the great and powerful, Sherlock Holms, Moana, Big Hero Six, Frozen 2 and Encanto. He was fortunate to be a part of the talented team that created two Oscar winners for Best Animated Film, Frozen and Zootopia.

    While working primarily as a modeler for most of his career. In the past few years he has specialized in environments as an Environment Modeling lead. Learning the pipeline, process and working with multiple departments to broaden his career.

    Other positions he has had are Modeling instructor at the Art Institute, Mentor and currently working at Walt Disney Animation Studios

    Career Highlights: Taking the plunge and moving to Los Angeles. First break in the film and Animation industry at IMD 2007. Working on Frozen at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

  • For specific questions regarding TBA instructors, please contact CGMA Admissions Department at [email protected]

fall term registration
Jul 25, 2022 - Oct 11, 2022
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$649
Course Begins
July 12th

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  • Annie Hsu

    Fantastic teacher, I definitely appreciated his prompt feedback and willingness to answer any questions and his positive supportive attitude.

  • Jagrut Kaptan

    I improved very well in terms of Maya modelling and the production workflow. I was not very confident and well learnt in terms of it. I have a better idea of the workflow now.

  • Daria Lezucha

    The course greatly improved my skills and I would strongly recommend it to others looking to start careers in the field. The personal feedback videos (from Vidya) every week were really helpful and critical for improving even further. I also really enjoyed that all classes were live and we could ask questions during them.

  • Andre da Silva

    It gave me a better understanding of the pipeline of production modelling. There is a lot to think about when you’re modelling and this course helped me focus on those key points

  • Joanna

    I sincerely recommend this course to others who want to start a career or develop skills in the field. it gave me a better understanding of the production modeling pipeline and answerd all my questions and doubts. Weekly personal feedback was crucial for me as it brings up the most important topics up-to-date, which allowed me to develop much faster.

  • Vedant

    This course helped me have a clear understanding of the workflow used in the industry. I now have the confidence and skills to model a concept from start to finish while sticking to the production guidelines

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BENEFITS

What makes this learning experience unique?

Personal Feedback
Personal Feedback

Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s best artist.

1+ Year Access
1+ Year Access

Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.

Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion

Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.

Flexible Learning
Flexible Learning

Learn anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace with our online courses.

fall term registration
Jul 25, 2022 - Oct 11, 2022
Only
$649
Course Begins
July 12th