Name: Miguel Ortega
Born:
Bogota, Colombia
Raised:
Miami Beach, Florida
Currently Living:
Los Angeles California

Education: Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Los Angeles Ca.
Specialty:
Organic Modeling/ Texture Painting

Software:
Maya, ZBrush, MudBox, Photoshop, Bodypaint, After Effects,
Premiere, 2D3 Boujou,


Cinematography/ Camera Operator: Red Epic

Modeling Techniques:
Polygon and Nurbs surfaces, all displacement detail is created inside of Mudbox
and all textures are painted in Zbrush and sometimes Bodypaint.


Needs to: brush his hair, shave , stop buying toys

what i spend all my money on click to see my toy addiction

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3D Experience:

Digital Domain
March 2010-Present

Jack The Giant Killer
Model Dept Lead

THOR
Model/ Texture Dept Lead

Tippett Studios
Sept 2008-March 2010

Twilight New Moon
Character Modeler

Drag Me To Hell
Miniature Unit Camera Operator
RedOne 4k

Cats & Dogs 2
Character Modeler
Concept Artist

CafeFX
Aug 2006-Sept 2008

Harry Potter
Lead Modeler/ Texture Artist

RedCliff
Lead Modeler, Texture Artist
Director: John Woo


Nims Island
Lead Character Artist

Model/ Texture

The Mist
Lead Character Artist
3D Creature Concept Artist
Model/ Texture
Director: Frank DaraBont

Fantastic 4 The Rise of the Silver Surfer
Organic Modeler / Texture Artist
Director : Tim Story

Evan Almighty
Character Artist
Model/ Texture
Director : Tom Shadyac

LightStorm Entertainment
Avatar
Concept Modeler
Director : James Cameron

BrainZoo Studios
Contract Cinematics Lead Character Modeler / Shader /Texture Artist
The Sopranos


Sony Cinematics / SCEA-Cinematics

Contract Cinematics High Resolution Modeler
Socom US Navy Seals 4
Lair

MidGard
Lead Character Cinematics Artist

LeftField / Activision

Contract Next Gen Creature Modeler

Pixel Magic FX
300
Enviroment Modeler

Director: Zack Snyder

Rhythm & Hues
01/06 - 06/06

Super Man Returns
Feature Film Character Modeler / Texture Painter

Director: Bryan Singer
Nominated 2007 Academy Awards, Achievement in Visual Effects

Night At The Museum
Feature Film Modeler, Creature Displacement Artist
Director : Shawn Levy


Luma Pictures
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006

The Cave
Feature Film Character Modeler / Texture Painter

Director: Bruce Hunt

Underworld Evolution
Director: Len Wiseman

Silent Hill the movie

Director: Christophe Gans

Instructor Gnomon School of VFX
2006-2007
Creature Modeling with Zbrush Instructor


Instructor Studio Arts School
2005-2007
Creature Modeling with Zbrush Instructor


Look FX Hollywood California
freelance 2004
Warner Brothers Television, Suberry
3D Modeler / Texture Painter


Discovery Channel
reelance 2004
Unsolved History
3D Modeler/ Texture Painter


BLT & Associates
reelance 2004
3D Modeler / Texture Painter for use in the following films AD Campaigns,
Including Trailers and or Movie Posters:


War of the Worlds
Fantastic Four
A Sound Of Thunder
XXX 2
Fun with Dick and Jane


Design Experience:
Over 7 years of Advertising, WEB and Print Design for Global Brands in Various Markets.


Iventa, Los Angeles
. Metallica
. Pamela Anderson
. Meatloaf
. Ben Taylor Band
. GodSmack
Interactive Media Art Director, Designer


VBC Studios Miami
.
Mitsubishi Engines
. NBC / Telemundo
. Oracle
. Penrods,
. Interactive Media Art Director, Designer


MarchFirst USWEB CKS MIAMI
.
Apple Computers South America
. Globo Brazil,
Senior Designer


CinWin Advertising Ft. Lauderdale Fl.
.
Muvico Theaters
. IMAX Theaters
Senior Web Designer


PRESS:

Special Effects The History and Technique

Some of my Models from Underworld Evolutions were
shown in this great book by Richard Rickitt



Useless without: Wacom Tablet, Bandeja Paisa
Music: Tool, White Zombie, Janis Joplin, janes Addiction , Buena Vista Social Club




Miguel Ortega
(310) 926-8056

Info@warproductions.com

 
































 


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