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sebastien ginestra

Lighting TD - Look Development - 3D Generalist

sebastien ginestra
34 years old
Driving License
Paris France
Professional Status
Freelancer
Available
About Me
Passionate about CGI for years, constant self-taught man with a strong background in Adverts and TV.

Using mainly 3dsMax - Houdini - Maya - VRay - Arnold - Mantra
Skills

Specialties

  • Texturing/Shading
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • Modeling/Unwrapping
  • Compositing

Softwares used

  • 3ds Max
  • Houdini
  • Maya
  • VRay
  • Corona
  • Arnold
  • Substance Painter
  • Substance Designer
  • HDR Studio Light
  • Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Forest Pack/Rail Clone
  • Zbrush/MudBox
  • Phoenix FD
  • Fume FX
  • Marvelous Designer
  • SpeedTree
  • PTGui
  • Nuke
  • Final Cut/Premiere

Miscellaneous

  • Particle Flow
  • Matte Painting 2D / 3D
  • Trapcode Suite
  • Shooting/Photography
Experiences
  • Look Development
  • Lithing TD
  • Procedural Modeling and Texturing
Detailed Description
  • Advert : Nesquik
    Houdini - Mantra
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  • Look Development
  • Lighting TD
Detailed Description
  • Advert : Biotherm
    3dsMax - VRay
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  • Look Development
  • Lighting TD
Detailed Description
  • Advert : Essilor
    3dsMax - VRay
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  • Lighting TD
  • Texturing
  • Modeling/Sculpting
Detailed Description
  • 3dsMax - VRay - ZBrush
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  • Lighting TD - Compositing
Detailed Description
  • Advert : Maurice Lacroix
    3dsMax - VRay - After Effects
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  • Look Development
    Modeling, Sculpting, Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    Arnold - Maya - ZBrush
  • Look Development
    Modeling, Sculpting, Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax - ZBrush
  • TV Series Concept
    Look Development
    Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax

3D Artist

Explore Studio
April 2018
  • Layout, Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    Corona - 3dsMax
  • Adverts :
    Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax
  • Feature film
    SANTA & CIE - Alain Chabat
    RnD, LookDev, texturing, shading, lighting and rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax
  • Advert :
    Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax
  • Adverts
    Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax
  • VFX and Motion Design
  • Advert : St Hubert
    Lighting and Rendering
  • "Raph et Max" :
    VFX and Compositing.
Detailed Description
  • Shading, Lighting and Rendering with VRay - 3dsMax
Learn more
  • "Ratures" Short movie written by Sebastien Ginestra
  • Teaching VRay basics on 3dsMax and Maya to 4th year students (Supinfocom)
  • "Le bagne oublié" Documentary
    - Motion designs and 2.5D / 3D Animations
  • “Cervantes” - Docu fiction - Mediterranean Dream Pictures
  • "Médée" Set-installation for a theatrical show staged by Orlando Furioso
  • “Héros du nouveau monde” – Musical - Studio20
  • "Pietra Bionda” Print advertisement for beer brand “Pietra”
  • "Napoleon, Fire and Ice” – Trailer for an Arte Documentary – DocSide Production
  • "Vents du sud” TV show broadcasted on France3 Corse/Via Stella
  • "Alpha D – Aerostat” - Institutional
  • "EGC” Advertisement for EGC Bastia – School of management and trading
  • « SubLevel » Short film directed by Gabriel Kerlidou – Studio20
  • “Tino” Researches for a TV series premiere
  • “INoveli - Innovative accelerator handle' - Institutional
Detailed Description
  • “Cervantes” - Docu fiction - Mediterranean Dream Pictures

    Responsible of CG backgrounds
    - Modeling
    - Shading / Texturing
    - Lighting
    - Rendering
    - 3D Compositing
  • "Médée" - Set-installation for a theatrical show staged by Orlando Furioso

    Integration of actors on pictures
    - Keying and Compositing
  • “Héros du nouveau monde” – Musical - Studio20

    Creation of CG backgrounds
    - 3D Lighting and Rendering
    - Matte Painting 2D / 3D
    - Keying / Compositing
  • "Pietra Bionda” Print advertisement for beer brand “Pietra”

    Creation of a photo realistic 3D beer bottle
    - Modeling
    - Hi-Poly sculpting
    - Shading
    - Lighting and Rendering
    - Photoshop compositing
  • "Napoleon, Fire and Ice” – Trailer for an Arte Documentary – DocSide Production

    Research and Development : Crowd simulation with Massive Prime, Rendering with 3DLight
    - Complete Massive agent development
    - Simulation and rendering with 3Dlight
    - Compositing
  • "Vents du sud” TV show broadcasted on France3 Corse/Via Stella

    - Designing a virtual set and a compositing workflow
  • "Alpha D – Aerostat” - Institutional

    - Modeling the balloon and the internal structure parts
    - Texturing and shading
    - Compositing
  • "EGC” Advertisement for EGC Bastia – School of management and trading

    - Character animation and cloth simulation
    - Shading
    - 3D lighting and rendering
    - Compositing
  • « SubLevel » WIP - Short film directed by Gabriel Kerlidou – Studio20

    Concept art researches
    - Designing and modelling
    - Shading
  • “Tino” Researches for a TV series premiere

    - Modeling
    - Shading
  • “INoveli - Innovative accelerator handle" - Institutional

    Creation of a photo realistic 3D glove, photo realistic shaders for the accelerator handle 3D model and motion designs
    3D
    - Motorcycle glove modelling
    - Hi-Poly sculpting
    - Texturing and shading for the glove and 3D handle
    - 3d lighting and rendering

    Motion Designer
    - Designing futuristic computer/HUD interfaces
    - Designing and compositing vectorial elements into footages
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  • "Nano revolution" Arte documentary - Directed by Olivier Julien - Docside Production
Detailed Description
  • Creation of nano/microscopical medical, artistic views.
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Scriptwriter / Director / 3D Generalist / Compositing Artist

Personal work
April 2011 to May 2011
Bastia
France
Detailed Description
  • - Writing
    - Directing
    - Designing sets (and modeling, texturing/shading, 3d lighting and rendering)
    - Matte painting 2D
    - HUD designing
    - Compositing
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  • Motion design and VFX for Films, TV series and documentaries
  • 3D (modeling, texturing, lighting/rendering, rigging and animating)
  • Director/3D artist - Short 3D TV series premiere (CG characters / real sets)
Detailed Description
  • Motion Designer : TV series broadcasted on France3 Corse/Via Stella :

    - "ANPTT"
    - "Rachel et Betty"
    - "Jeunes et Agriculteurs"
    - "Les zodiaqueries de madame Zarma"
  • VFX Artist : Documentary :

    - "Comment te dire adieu" - Directed by Jean-Marie Charuau - Broadcasted on France3 Corse / Via Stella
  • Director, 3D Artist and Compositor : TV series premiere :

    - "Grossu Minutu"
  • 3D Artist : TV series premiere :

    - "Babin"
  • Motion designer and editor : Promotion of Corsesca Production
  • 3D Artist : Institutional :

    - "Le pont d'Abra"
  • 3D/VFX Artist : TV series premiere :

    - "Paghelle" - Corsican songs
Learn more
  • Channel end of year greetings

Motion Designer

Batti
February 2009 to March 2009
Freelancer
Bastia
  • Promotion of the comic 'Reflexions' by the french cartoonist 'Batti'
  • Weekly TV show - "Un Taxi Pour" - Broadcasted on France3 Corse / Via Stella
  • Intro clip for the festival "2ème nuit du court métrage insulaire"
  • Content presentation clip
Educations

Bachelor's degree, Multimedia, With honors

University of Corsica, Pascal Paoli, Corte, France

September 2006 to June 2007

Associate's degree, Multimedia, With honors

University of Corsica, Pascal Paoli, Corte, France

September 2004 to June 2006

High school diploma with science proficiency

Paul Vincensini, High School, Bastia, France

September 2003 to June 2004
Interests

Sport

  • Footing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking/Backpacking (Usually photographing)
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Music

  • Guitar

Miscellaneous

  • Computer Arts/Digital Artist
  • Films
  • Photography
  • TV
  • Video games
  • Motorcycling (Honda - CBF 600 N)