Filmography - evanpotkonjak

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Summary

I have worked in the Animation industry for over nine years and have gained experience working with Film, Commercial, and Broadcast productions. During this time, I have had the opportunity to work in several departments, giving me a varied set of skills within a production pipeline.

Animated TV Series:

Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway

Matt Hatter Chronicles

• Modeling and Rigging - Created characters, props, and sets. Worked closely with the RLO department and the Art Director to match Client designs. Collaborated with the Animation Lead to ensure that each CG element would perform properly for Animation.

• Final Layout Artist - Set dressed all of the CG elements after the Animation phase.


Inspector Gadget 2.0

Super Why!

Character Rigging - Skeletal/Facial weighting, and deformer setup of characters. Rigging new costumes and accessories as required. Working closely with the Rigging lead to ensure accuracy, and effectiveness of rigs created.


Video Game Cinematics:

Rage Intro/Final Cinematics

• RLO Camera Animation - Worked closely with the Art Director to deliver the cinematography, camera animation, and character blocking.

• RLO Modeling/Rigging - Created rough, low resolution models with basic rig capabilities for the RLO Artists to block character and camera animation.

• Modeling/Rigging - Worked closely with the Art Director to refine low resolution models to match Client designs.

• Final Layout - Set dressed all of the CG elements after the Animation phase.

• Character Finaling - Removed undesirable geometric penetrations, folds, and creases from rigged assets.


Animated Feature Films:

Gnomeo & Juliet

Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil

Shane Acker’s ‘9’

• RLO Modeling/Rigging - Created rough, low resolution models with basic rig capabilities for the RLO Artists to block character and camera animation.

• Foliage Modeling - Worked closely with the RLO department and the Art Director to match Client designs.

• Foliage Interaction - Animated background foliage and direct character foliage interaction.

• Final Layout - Set dressed all of the CG elements after the Animation phase based on Art Direction and Client notes.

• Scene Prep Lead - Created production-ready files for Animation, Lighting, and FX. Provided Animation with technical support.

• Character Finaling - Removed undesirable geometric penetrations, folds, and creases from rigged assets.


The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

• Character Rigging - Skeletal weighting, and deformer setup of characters. Rigging new costumes and accessories as required. Working closely with the Rigging lead to ensure accuracy, and effectiveness of rigs created.


Animated Short Films:

Enter the Sandbox

Bundle of Joy

• Scene Prep Lead - Created production-ready files for Animation, Lighting, and FX. Provided Animation with technical support.

• Final Layout - Set dressed all of the CG elements after the Animation phase based on Client notes.




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