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Darrell Abney – Lead/Senior Modeler & Texture Artist
Vancouver, B.C.

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Filmography:

Star Wars Episode 8 – The Last Jedi Senior creature modeler & texture, ILM
Valerian
Senior creature modeler, ILM
Suicide SquadSenior modeler, Sony Imageworks
Alice 2: Through the looking GlassSenior modeler, Sony Imageworks
Angry
Birds – Senior modeler, Sony Imageworks
Hotel Transylvania 2Senior modeler, Sony Imageworks
PixelsSenior modeler, Sony Imageworks
Star Trek Into Darkness – Senior modeler/texture artist, Pixomondo
After Earth – Senior modeler/texture artist, Pixomondo
Paranorman – Senior Modeler, Laika
The Boxtrolls – Senior Modeler, Laika
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 & 2 – Senior modeler/texture artist, MPC
Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treador – Senior modeler/texture artist, MPC
Robin Hood – Senior modeler/texture artist, MPC
Poseidon – Modeler, Eyetronics
Land of the Dead – Modeler, Eyetronics
Legend of Zorro – Modeler, Eyetronics

Game Projects:

NBA 07, 08, 09 – Senior modeler – Sony Computer Entertainment America
High Velocity Bowling – Senior modeler – Sony Computer Entertainment America
Second Life – Senior modeler –  freelance
NBA 2K7 – modeler – Eyetronics
Stranglehold – modeler – Eyetronics

Commercials:

Plants vs Zombies 2 Trailer – Lead character modeler – Wolf & Crow
Qatar Foundation FC Barcelona – Lead character modeler – Wolf & Crow
2014 Honda Odyssey (2 spots) – Lead modeler – A52/Rock Paper Scissors
Jose Cuervo CingeLead modelerA52/Rock Paper Scissors

Freelance:

Toy creature sculpture – Teamworks Art
Creature Designer and modeler- American Horror Story Season 3, Prologue
Theme Park Creature concept sculpt  – Pixomondo
Disney Interactive – character modeler – Tombolo Interactive
Night of the Living Dead Origins – character texture artist – Graphic Film Company
Princess Twins- character modeler/texture artist – XLT
Wind Turbine Project – environment modeler – 3PC Media

Awards and More:

Worked on a BAFTA Award winning project: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II during my time at MPC London
Art has been featured in the Zbrush turntable gallery
Have worked on three films nominated for academy awards in Visual Effects and Animation
I have authored a Maya and Zbrush tutorial for Digital Tutors
I instructed a Zbrush workshop at Platt College San Diego to a group of 20 students
Advisory committee member for Art Institute of San Diego
Lecturer to the Art Institute of Portland and MCC on career advancement in VFX

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