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3D Animator Wanted for Collaboration on Showreel Building With Director/DOP

3D Animator Wanted for Collaboration on Showreel Building With Director/DOP

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I am a commercial Director and Cinematographer looking to advance my show reel by producing some spec ads and I'm looking for a good animator who is keen to collaborate on a mutually beneficial portfolio building exercise.

I have an idea for a car commercial where a tiger discovers the car and is later seen driving it. I already have the Tiger model.

The model is for 3D-Max and will require someone who can composite, light and animate it into the plates that I will shoot. I shoot with the RED Helium.

If you don't know what a spec ad is, a spec ad is an ad you create that has not been commissioned by an advertiser. It's purely a FAKE ad created to enhance your portfolio. This is a common thing that directors often do in the commercial film industry as a way to prove to agencies and producers that they have the skills to take on a type of project. Without spec ads it's very hard to advance your career because you need certain types of work on your show reel to prove you can do it. Unfortunately since spec ads aren't real ads they don't have a budget, hence why this listing is for an animator who is also looking to enhance their show reel by collaborating with me.

I'm happy to be flexible as I know unpaid collaborative projects like this have to be worked around peoples paying jobs. Once I have an animator to collaborate with I will arrange the shoot and edit. In pre-production we will set up a timeline for production and delivery. After the edit, I will hand the film over to you and the Tiger model assets to do your part.

I'm a working professional with over 12 years experience. I've shot piles of TV ads in the under $50k category and now I'm looking to take my career to the next level - directing/shooting $100k+ ads. Therefore, building a solid show reel with higher-end looking projects is what I need to do.

I own and operate the RED Helium camera and have good relationships with other professional cast and crew looking to also increase their portfolios. I have worked with animators before, but sadly no-one I know is available for collaboration.

You can see my current portfolio and read more about me once you apply.

I'm open to speaking with anyone from anywhere in the world who is keen to collaborate, but I take my work seriously and only want to work with like minded professionals. If you're keen to expand your portfolio, can deliver a high quality of work and want to build a new professional relationship with me then I'd love to speak with you. Please provide a link to your current work or website in your application.

- My 100% dedication to this collaboration which I see as a sort of partnership.
- A new professional relationship with me.
- A high-quality piece of work for your show reel provided by my access to professional crew and high-end RED cinema equipment.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Time for portfolio

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.

3D / VFX / Animator

Someone with a professional background in 3D / VFX and animation who is keen to collaborate for the creation of a high quality spec-ad for your showreel. Someone who is keen to establish a continued working relationship that over time will help build us both a bigger and better portfolio of work as new ideas arise for future spec ads. Someone who will be committed to the project and deliver 100%. Someone with the skills and software required to produce the animation.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Post Production & Editing ability: Intermediate, Expert

Applications closed 6 March 2020.

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Listing created: 6 September 2019
Applications closed: 6 March 2020
Casting #1030598