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  • Paris France

sebastien ginestra

  • Paris France

Professional Status

Freelancer
Available

About Me

Passionate about CGI for years, self-taught man with a strong background in Adverts and TV.
Proficient with 3dsmax, Vray and After Effects but also with plentiful other plugins and softwares.

Portfolios

Description

Softwares used :
3dsMax - VRay - ForestPack - RailClone - ZBrush - Marvelous Designer - PhoenixFD - Substance Designer - HDR Light Studio - Photoshop - After Effects

Description

Softwares used :
Maya - VRay - Photoshop - After Effects

Website
Description

Softwares used :
3dsMax - VRay - RailClone - ZBrush - PhoenixFD - Substance Designer - Photoshop - After Effects

Description

Overall car - Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay - HDR Studio Light

Description

Overall car - Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay - HDR Studio Light

Description

Overall car - Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay - HDR Studio Light

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Daffodil and front Tulip - Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3DsMax - VRay

Description

This sequence takes place in the 1930s
In charge of : Concept, Modeling, Texturing, Shading, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing and Final Coloring
Softwares used : 3DsMax - VRay - Photoshop - After Effects

Website
Description

This sequence takes place in the 1930s
In charge of : Concept, Fluids Simulation, Layout, Texturing, Shading, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing and Final Coloring
Softwares used : 3DsMax - VRay - PheonixFD, Forest Pack - Photoshop - After Effects

Website
Description

The goal of this project was mainly mood and lighting researches

In charge of : Modeling, Sculpting, Texturing, Shading, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing and final Coloring.
Softwares used : 3DsMax - ZBrush - VRay - Photoshop - After Effects

Website
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In charge of : Trees Modeling and Texturing, Overall Shading, Layout, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing and final Coloring.
Softwares used : 3DsMax - SpeedTree - Forest Pack - VRay - Photoshop - After Effects

Website
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Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay

Description

Concept art, Modeling, Sculpting, Shading, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing and final Coloring
3dsMax - Vray - Photoshop - After Effects

Description

Alien - Shading, Lighting, HDRI Creation and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay - PTGui

Description

Car - Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay

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Car - Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay

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Car - Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay

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Shading, Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax - VRay

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Lighting and Rendering
Softwares used : 3dsMax/PFlow - VRay

Description

Softwares used : 3DsMax - VRay - After Effects - Trapcode Suite - Photoshop - Massive Prime / 3DLight - Marvelous Designer - ZBrush

Description

Softwares used : 3DsMax - Marvelous Designer - ZBrush - Forest Pack

Creation date
15 Sep 2015
Description

Concept art, modeling, sculpting, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
05 Sep 2014
Website
Description

Concept art, modeling, sculpting, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing - Speed test of MarvelousDesigner

Creation date
05 May 2014
Website
Description

Concept art, modeling, sculpting, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
02 Jan 2014
Website
Description

Personal project : I mainly worked on the trees shaders. The house is based on the great simple design "No.5 House" by Claesson Koivisto Rune. Softwares used : Forest pack, 3dsMax, VRay, Photoshop, After Effects. Modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
15 Jan 2015
Website
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Concept art, modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
02 Mar 2012
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Personal project based on "Gare des Guillemins" railway station, designed by the great spanish architect Santiago Calatrava : Modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
05 Dec 2014
Website
Description

VRay test :
Softwares used : 3dsMax, VRay, Photoshop, After Effects.
Modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
27 Mar 2015
Website
Description

Concept art, modeling, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
01 Jan 2014
Website
Description

Concept art, modeling, sculpting, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
05 May 2014
Website
Description

Concept art, modeling, sculpting, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
03 Jan 2014
Website
Description

Particle Flow, Fume FX simulation

Creation date
13 Jan 2014
Website
Description

Particle Flow, Fume FX simulation

Creation date
24 Jan 2014
Website
Description

Animating, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
14 May 2013
Description

Research and Development : Crowd simulation with Massive Prime, Rendering with 3DLight : Complete Massive agent development, Simulation and rendering with 3Dlight, Compositing

Creation date
03 Nov 2012
Description

Shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
16 Sep 2012
Description

Modeling, sculpting, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
13 Mar 2013
Description

Layout, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
16 Apr 2013
Description

Layout, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
15 Apr 2013
Description

Texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
15 Apr 2013
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Lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
17 May 2012
Description

Lighting, rendering and compositing

Creation date
15 May 2012
Description

Modeling, texturing and shading

Creation date
12 Oct 2011
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15 Nov 2010
Creation date
16 Feb 2011
Creation date
16 Feb 2011
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16 Feb 2011
Creation date
16 Feb 2011
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16 Feb 2011
Creation date
16 Feb 2011
27 others

Skills

  • Texturing/Shading
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • Compositing
  • Modeling/Unwrapping
  • Motion Design
  • 3ds Max
  • Maya
  • VRay
  • Corona
  • Arnold
  • Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Forest Pack/Rail Clone
  • Zbrush/MudBox
  • Phoenix FD
  • Fume FX
  • Houdini
  • HDR Studio Light
  • Substance Designer
  • Substance Painter
  • Marvelous Designer
  • SpeedTree
  • PTGui
  • Nuke
  • Final Cut/Premiere
  • Particle Flow
  • Matte Painting 2D / 3D
  • Trapcode Suite
  • Shooting/Photography

Experience

3D Artist

Delapost Paris
September 2018
Responsibilities completed
  • Look Development
    Modeling, Sculpting, Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    Arnold - Maya - ZBrush

3D Artist

Digital District
May 2018 to June 2018
Responsibilities completed
  • Look Development
    Modeling, Sculpting, Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax - ZBrush

3D Artist

Digital District
April 2018 to May 2018
Responsibilities completed
  • TV Series Concept
    Look Development
    Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax

3D Artist

Explore Studio
April 2018
Responsibilities completed
  • Layout, Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    Corona - 3dsMax

3D Artist

Firm Studio
October 2017 to December 2017
Responsibilities completed
  • Adverts :
    Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax

3D Artist

Digital District
May 2017 to June 2017
Responsibilities completed
  • Feature film
    SANTA & CIE - Alain Chabat
    RnD, LookDev, texturing, shading, lighting and rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax

3D Artist

Firm Studio
April 2017 to May 2017
Responsibilities completed
  • Advert :
    Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax

3D Artist

Digital District
January 2017 to April 2017
Responsibilities completed
  • Adverts
    Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering
    VRay - 3dsMax

Compositing Artist

Corsesca Production
September 2016 to December 2016
Responsibilities completed
  • VFX and Motion Design

3D Artist

Delapost Paris
February 2016 to March 2016
Responsibilities completed
  • Advert : St Hubert
    Lighting and Rendering

Compositing Artist

Pasta Prod
May 2015 to June 2015
Responsibilities completed
  • "Raph et Max" :
    VFX and Compositing.

3D Artist

Digital District
March 2015 to April 2015
Responsibilities completed
Detailed Description
  • Shading, Lighting and Rendering with VRay - 3dsMax

Director / 3D Artist

Corsesca Production
Since August 2013
Responsibilities completed
  • "Ratures" Short movie written by Sebastien Ginestra

VRay lecturer

Rubika
April 2014
Responsibilities completed
  • Teaching VRay basics on 3dsMax and Maya to 4th year students (Supinfocom)

2D / 3D Artist

LFX Centaure Production
May 2013 to July 2013
Responsibilities completed
  • "Le bagne oublié" Documentary
    - Motion designs and 2.5D / 3D Animations
Responsibilities completed
  • “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

3D Generalist / Compositing Artist

Studio 20
May 2011 to June 2011
Responsibilities completed
  • "Nano revolution" Arte documentary - Directed by Olivier Julien - Docside Production
Detailed Description
  • Creation of nano/microscopical medical, artistic views.
Responsibilities completed
Detailed Description
  • - Writing
    - Directing
    - Designing sets (and modeling, texturing/shading, 3d lighting and rendering)
    - Matte painting 2D
    - HUD designing
    - Compositing

3D Generalist / Compositing Artist / Motion Designer

Corsesca Production
July 2008 to January 2011
Responsibilities completed
  • 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

Motion Designer

France 3 Corse / Via Stella
November 2009 to December 2009
Responsibilities completed
  • Channel end of year greetings

Motion Designer

Batti
February 2009 to March 2009
Responsibilities completed
  • Promotion of the comic 'Reflexions' by the french cartoonist 'Batti'

Motion Designer

Mareteraniu
October 2009 to November 2009
Responsibilities completed
  • Weekly TV show - "Un Taxi Pour" - Broadcasted on France3 Corse / Via Stella

3D Generalist / Motion Designer

KVA Diffusion Culturelle
September 2008 to October 2008
Responsibilities completed
  • Intro clip for the festival "2ème nuit du court métrage insulaire"
  • Content presentation clip

Compositing Artist

PastaProd
May 2015 to June 2015
Responsibilities completed
  • "Raph et Max" Series
    - VFX creation and Compositing
1 other

Education

Associate's degree, Multimedia and Movies Production, 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

Bachelor's degree, Multimedia, With honors

University of Corsica, Pascal Paoli, Corte, France
September 2006 to June 2007

Interests

  • Footing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking/Backpacking (Usually photographing)
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Guitar
  • Computer Arts/Digital Artist
  • Films
  • Photography
  • TV
  • Video games
  • Motorcycling (Honda - CBF 600 N)