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Shane OHara

Visual Effects Artist

Visual Effects Artist with a focus on look-dev, lighting, and Nuke compositing.

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About Me...

In 2006 I fell in love with narrative filmmaking at SCAD, earning my BFA in 2010. After graduation I transitioned to working as a full time visual effects artist at renowned production studio 1stAveMachine and have been freelancing in the advertising and video game industries ever since.

Collaborators...

1stAveMachine

Roof Studio

PandaPanther

Software I love...

Nuke

Houdini/Mantra

Maya/Arnold/Vray

Modo/Mari

Featured On...

The Foundry

Stash

Motionographer

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Employment

  • Lighting Lead, Compositor April 2014- Present
    PandaPanther

    For the 2014 console game Skylanders:Trap Team I served as a Lead Lighter/Compositor developing looks and workflows for 22 mins of game cinematics.

    Currently leading the Lighting for a series of sketchers commercials, and working with the studios pipeline TD to develop tools and workflows for the studio's future projects.

  • Visual Effects Artist OCT 2013 - March 2014
    ROOF Studio

    Look Development,Lighting, Shading, Nuke Compositing on High end Production at a startup studio.

  • Nuke Compositor, Lighter Summer/Fall 2013
    PandaPanther

    Stereo Nuke Compositor/ Lighting Artist for SkyLanders: Swap Force - In game cinematics

  • Visual Effects Artist Fall 2010-2013
    1stAveMachine

    3d Generalist,Compositor, VFX Lead

Education

  • BFA- Film And Television2006-2010
    Savannah College Of Art and Design

    Qualification: Narrative Filmmaking. 35mm- Digtal

Tools

  • Nuke 96%
  • Vray 95%
  • Arnold 94%
  • Mantra 70%
  • Houdini 50%
  • Maya 90%
  • Modo 90%
  • Mari 70%
  • 3ds Max 75%
  • Zbrush 60%

Programming Skills

  • Python 20%

Skills

  • Layout 70%
  • Compositing 96%
  • Lighting 92%
  • Modeling 68%
  • Texturing 85%
  • Shading 100%
  • Animation 63%
  • Matchmove 81%
  • Set VFX 75%

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Contact Info

  • New York City, NY
  • sohara20@gmail.com<
  • +1 315 4813 291

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