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Mr Guy van der Walt
Name VAN DER WALT, Guy
Nationality South African
Marital status Single
Address Apartment 208, Mutual Heights, Darling St, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001
Telephone +27 76 834
A committed and enthusiastic Mid to Senior level 3D Animator/XSI Generalist experienced in television post production with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A confident, professional and respected team member and leader with a proactive approach to problem solving. Goal-oriented and capable of quickly adapting to changing environments.
Dec 2005 till present : Freelance 3D Animator
The Mill - London/LA : Various Projects from 2005 - 2007
Launched in 1990, The Mill rapidly developed
an international reputation as a pioneering visual effects company.
The Mill's reputation has been built up over many years due to the innovative
and creative VFX applied to various advertising campaigns for the likes
of Sony, Nike and Levis and our work in other areas such as TV and music
promos. The Mill has won prestigious awards in all its disciplines,
including Europe's only Oscar for visual effects for its work on Ridley
Glassworks provides digital animation and
effects expertise for the production of creative visual content - award
winning commercials, music promos and immersive marketing tool - for
clients around the world.
The Ebeling Group (TEG) is an international
production company with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Sao Paulo
and Tokyo. The TEG roster includes world-renowned designers and directors
MK12, Nakd, Lobo, Tennant, LBA, Caviar, Convert and Caskey.
BSkyB is company that operates Sky Digital,
a subscription TV service in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. It
produces TV content and owns several TV channels.
Fluid Pictures is a 3D animation and FX studio that creates animated visual solutions for the television documentary market with clients such as National Geographic and the BBC.
Seed Animation Studio is an award winning,
3-D animation studio that specialises in television commercials, idents,
interstitials and stings.
Windmill Lane is a top post production
facilty based in Dublin, Ireland.
Permanent Senior 3D Animator : 2002 - 2005
Luma Animation cc - Johannesburg, South Africa
Luma Animation is a high profile 3D animation facility servicing both the local and international TV commercials market and long form TV series market.
Working directly under the company's Directors, my primary responsibility was to lead, oversee and manage teams of animators working on television commercials from initial briefing stage to final delivery while maintaining a hands-on role through out the entire process. Specific areas of work undertaken included:
2003 Magazine Cover Art Work
Vodaworld Magazine Cover, Summer Edition
2001 Magazine Cover Art Work
Magazine Cover Photo - Sawubona Magazine, December 2001
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
1999 to 2001
1991 to 1998
My main interests involve a variety of culturally stimulating activities such as art galleries, museums, exhibitions and ofcourse the occational game of foosball. I lectured on various aspects of magic at the College of Magic in Cape Town on a voluntary basis for 5 years. I am also fluent (written and verbal) in Afrikaans.
Dave Throssell, Director - Fluid Pictures (Former Head Mill TV - London)
Jason Cullen, Director - Luma Animation cc.