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

Taking your skills to the next level

  • 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.

  • Melody Romero is a CG Artist living in LA. After getting a bachelor’s in animation, she went to Gnomon and got a certificate in digital production. She went on to work at Nickelodeon Animation Studios as an environment modeler, where she worked on the Rugrats reboot and Star Trek Prodigy. She currently works at Walt Disney Animation Studios as an environment modeler on an unannounced project.

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    Emmanuel Marenco is a skilled 3D artist with a background in the animation industry and game industry. He graduated from the Art Institute of California – Orange County in 2007 and has since gained 15+ years of experience in the field. He started his career with Super Villain Studios as a 3D Modeler with the launch of “Order Up!” for the Nintendo WII as his first professional release. From there he shifted to Nickelodeon Animation Studio as a Character Modeler, where he began his career in TV Animation. He also worked with other big name companies like DreamWorks Animation as a Lead Character Modeler, as well as contributing his talents to a variety of shows, including “Critical Role – Vox Machina” for Amazon, “Wings of Fire” for Warner Brother Animation, and most recently “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory” for Netflix Animation as a 3D Character Designer. While at DreamWorks, Emmanuel had the opportunity to work on DreamWorks’ latest feature films “The Bad Guys” and “Puss in Boots 2: The Last Wish” as a Feature Film Modeler. Every studio he has worked for has challenged him and pushed him to build a broad list of styles. He is thrilled to teach other artists how to identify good design and create models that are ready for production and will stand out in this high paced industry.

winter term registration
Oct 17, 2022 - Jan 30, 2023
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$649
Course Begins
January 25th

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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.

winter term registration
Oct 17, 2022 - Jan 30, 2023
Only
$649
Course Begins
January 25th