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Education

Animation Mentor                                                                                                             June 2020 - October 2021

           Certificate, Character Animation (In Progress)

           Relevant Courses: Body Mechanics

Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA                                                     September 2018 - May 2020

BFA in Animation     

GPA 4.0, Dean’s List     

Relevant Courses:  3D Animation Principles, Expressive Character Acting, Character Performance Essentials, Character Set-up and Animation, Senior Capstone, Collaboration in Digital Media, 3D Character Animation: Performance & Dialogue

Mount Ida College, Newton, MA                                                                                 September 2015 - May 2018

GPA 3.97, Dean’s List     

Relevant Courses: Animation Principles, History of Animation, 3D Animation I, Rigging, Acting for Animation

Software

Autodesk Maya, Shotgun Studio, Houdini Indie, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Collaborative Experience

"Needlepoint" SCAD Game - Animated the flying cycle for the hero moth character

"Juanion" SCAD Film - Animated a hero shot (SCAD Animation Silver Award Winner)

Experience

Director/Producer, Monster of the Dark, Savannah, GA                                     May 2019 - Present

Writer, concept artist, animator, creator

Finalize decisions for all aspects of the production pipeline

Maintain clear and organized asset list and production schedule

Animator/Associate Lighting Lead, Stabby, Savannah, GA                           May 2019 - June 2020

Perform extensive research on crab movement

Responsible for shooting reference video for female lead

Responsible for animating eleven hero shots

Responsible for layout of sequence one in collaboration with the layout lead

Responsible for lighting 40 of 65 shots

Resident Assistant, SCAD, Savannah, GA                                                August 2018 - March 2020

Positively promote the mission, vision, and values of SCAD Communicate effectively in potentially negative or escalating situations through appropriate language, tone, and non-verbal communication

Employ innovation and identify available resources when resolving problems

Maintain high-level attention to detail in all work

Inducted Member of National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) as part of the top 1% of student leaders

Animator/Layout Artist, Under Your Skin, Savannah, GA                                   January - May 2019

SCAD collaborative short film experience, accepted from portfolio review

Tested multiple shots in transition process from Autodesk Maya into Unreal Engine

Responsible for animating multiple hero shots

Responsible for some clean up animation

Awards and Recognition

SCAD Animation Silver Award | Juanion | 2020

Distinguished Scholarship Recipient | 2018 -2020 | SCAD

NRHH SCAD Chapter President | May - August 2019

RA of the Year | 2018 - 2019 | SCAD

Trustees Scholar | 2015 - 2018 | Mount Ida College

Presidential Scholarship Recipient | 2015 - 2018 | Mount Ida College

© 2023 by Courtney Brewer.