26 years, French
Phone : + 33 6 84 17 36 78
Passionate and curious, I am looking for opportunities to improve skills and expand professional network.
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Feature film :
Full detail by date :
February 2012 : LookDev, Lighting TD and Vray TD for the feature film « Asterix 4 » for Mac Guff VFX.
May 2011 / August 2011 : Lead Shading and lead lighting for the feature film « La soif noir » (characters integration and environment).
January / May 2011 : V-ray Maya Technical Director for Duran-Duboi (pipeline development , research and help on films productions). LookDev on Pramn/Liquid on Feature film “La mécanique du Coeur” (Shading, Python script, QT interface, lighting Tool)
September 2010 / January 2011 : Technical Director for Duran-Duboi (pipeline development and research). Feature film « Derrière les murs » (first french film in stereoscopy) at Duran Duboi (Lighting TD/Pipeline TD).
June 2010 : Commercial for « Fructis » at Fullscreen (shading/lighting/rendering)
May 2010 : Software tester and pipeline for Duran-Duboi. Commercial for « Continental » at Primitive Animation.
April 2010 : Commercial for « Ubisoft » at Fullscreen (shading / lighting / rendering). Commercial for the TV channel « M6″ at Snarx-FX (shading / lighting / rendering).
March 2010 : Commercial in stereoscopy for « Metropolitan Film » at Duran-Duboi (shading / lighting / rendering).
February 2010 : Commercial for the TV channel « Planet » at Primitive-animation (shading / lighting / rendering).
January 2010 : Commercial for « Elle et Vire » at Fullscreen. Commercial for the website : « Hotel.com » at Fullscreen (Camera mapping / shading / lighting / rendering). Commercial for the TV channel « Planet » at Primitive-animation (shading / lighting / rendering).
October 2009 : Commercial for « L’Oréal Serum » at Fullscreen. Commercial for the TV channel « Al Jazeera Sport » and identity at View.
September 2009 : Commercial for « L’Oréal » at Fullscreen. I created a script for View for a commercial « Al Jazeera Sport ». Commercial for the TV channel « France 3″ at Fullscreen.
July / August 2009 : Feature film « Lucky Luke » at Duran Duboi. Scripting many tools to accelerate and automate the layout. Shading / lighting / rendering / pre-compositing
June 2009 : Shading / Lighting / rendering on a commercial for the French Federation of Cardiology at Fullscreen. Shading / Lighting / rendering on a commercial for « Chanel » at Fullscreen. Shading / Lighting / rendering on a commercial for « Franck Provost » at Fullscreen.
March/ April/ May 2009: Feature film « Lucky Luke » (layout / shading / lighting / rendering / pre-compositing) + feature film « Le siffleur » (shading / lighting / rendering / pre-compositing ) + feature « Micmacs « by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (shading / lighting / rendering / pre-compositing) at Duran Duboi.
February 2009: Feature film « Lucky Luke » (layout / shading / lighting / rendering / pre-compositing) at Duran Duboi.
January 2009: Commercial for “L’Oréal” at Fullscreen (lighting / rendering / compositing)
November 2008: Commercial for “Renault” at Fullscreen (lighting / rendering)
August / September / October 2008: Feature film « Underworld 3: Rise Of The Lycans » at Duran (lighteur / rendereur / pre-composing on wolves and werewolves’ FXs)
July 2008: Commercial for “Renault” at Fullscreen.
June 2008: Commercial for anti-alcohol « INPES » at Partizan. Research for Chanel at Fullscreen.
May 2008: Two commercials for « Tefal » at Reepost.
April 2008: Commercial for « Zaoza » at Reepost. Commercial for “Absolute Vodka” at Vidéomage.
March 2008: Commercial for “Samsung” at Zorba Production.
February 2008: Commercial for “Dacia Renault” (check my work) at Zorba Production.
anuary 2008: Commercial for Alfa Romeo at Zorba Production.
November 2007: Work on the clip for Gulia (Lighting, rendering)
October 2007: Work on a feature animation (Yona) in Def2shoot.
2004-2007: Student at the School of digital special effects Artfx
I work mainly on Linux and windows.
Work Placement at Def2shoot.
Diploma in computer graphics and 3D animation ArtFx.
Bac STI Génie Electrotechnique.
Hobbies: BMX, film, internet, computer and console hack, traveling (lived 10 years in Réunion island, travels in USA and Canada), photography (see my website)…
- French : native
- English : proficient
Damien has made an incredible work creating a V-Ray workflow in a very short time. When V-Ray problems appear, he work closely from Chaos Group devs correcting bug for us. He has very good analytical skills making him to be a great element in a VFX team.
Dorian Fevrier, Lighting TD, Duran duboi, October 2, 2011
Damien is a great professionnal, having him as a Prman/Liquid TD has helped us a lot.
He’s very patient and open-minded. He’s a real problem solver.
He’s reliable and serious, I recommend Damien without hesitation.
Julien Lambert, CG artist/CG supervisor, Duran duboi, June 5, 2011
Damien is always looking for the best solution in the rendering workflow.
Knows everything about the hidden tricks in Maya.
Despite is youth, all the « very » senior around him are always asking him for some advice..
Very involved in work, always searching a better solution, even in scripting mode…
Conclusion : to be recommanded to every production company…
Farrachi Fabien, freelance, Duran duboi, June 15, 2010
Damien is the swiss knife of the 3d.the guy you have to be with if you want instantly solutions to your problems wich are beyond the common use of the softwares.
he’s the good one.
pascal-arioko Gaubertier, graphiste realflow, ZORBA, June 15, 2010
I often called Damien to work for lighting, shading and rendering (precomp). He’s the guy you need to solve your production, he works fast, he understands your request. He solves problems, even better that you thought .He have good knowledges, i’m very satisfy of his job, i recommending him.
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, On Time
Pierre Génin, CG supervisor, Duran duboi, June 2, 2010
I had the opportunity to work with Damien on Underworld 3. He is a great overall VFX Artist with a strong knowledge in 3d and compositing. His work was amazing and he played a critically role during our collaboration.
Damien is a high skilled talent, with passion for what he does and always commited to his work. A rare find in this industry
Nicolas Bonnell, Chargé de production, Duran duboi, June 24, 2010
Damien was recommanded to me by a senior graphist 2 years ago.
He’s expert in realistic lighting and rendering pipeline, he has good solving problem capacities, and his knowledge in python and mel helped Fullscreen to make a big jump in our workflow production (mental ray and Vray for maya)…
I like working with him as he is very motivated, always sharing his knowledge and looking for the best way to do it.
So I can only recommend him !
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
Philippe Fournier, CEO at FULLSCREEN, Fullscreen, June 15, 2010
Damien is still a young CG graphist, but his passion for the work and production makes him such a successful professional!
His technique is at the top, he knows all the production pipeline and serves them well to get high quality images really quickly.
Always curious, he is also good at sharing his knowledge with others : For instance, he’s writing a blog (http://deex.info/) not only to present himself, but also to share his discoveries and 3D tools that he built himself !
I’m highly recommend him !
Jovann Leblanc, Zmotion (www.zmotion.fr)
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative
Jovann LEBLANC, Senior CG director, Zorba, June 14, 2010
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