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Miriam Medina/Dwight Smith

Freelance Animator, Storyboarder, & More

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Location:Orlando, Florida, United States
Phone: 321-297-8305
Website: http://www.genkigothstudios.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/genkigothstudios
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Education
Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) Minneapolis MN, BFA Animation 2010
Valencia Community College (VCC) Orlando FL, AA Art in Studio/Fine art 2006

Experience
Illustrator, Anime Festival Orlando, 2013
Designed promotional art that shall be used as promotional shirt, cover and badge art for the convention.
Animator, Trace the Sky, 2013
An experimental animation to be added to a short film of the same name, where the main characters' sketchbook drawings come to life and move across its pages, narrating his story.
Animator, Mongoose Coding, 2012
Created an introductory promotional video about the benefits of macro coding for business
Illustrator, The Gekkos, 2012
Created a full color CD jacket as well as inserts and promotional material for the independent band to sell and distribute.
Editor, compiler, interviewer and cameraman, Melismatics, 2010
Filmed and interviewed musical group, part of a team that compiled and edited raw footage into documentary and acted as teaching assistant
Animator, Book It, 2010
Created and animated a 2D, two minute animation about a girls’ race against the clock to return a book to an evil librarian
Director, Compiler Motown Records/Animation Collaboration Class, 2009
“Rich Girl$” by Down with Webster
Director, Character Animator, Colorist, Compiler, Clean-up artist Motown Records/Animation Collaboration Class, 2009
“My Girl” by Devin
Animator, Twisted Delicate, 2009-present
Completed two 2D and stop motion pieces to be placed in a live action/rotoscoped independent film.

Software Skills
Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Final Cut, Vector Magic,

Awards
2008 Aniboom Awards, Online Animation Competition Top 50 (out of 1200 entries), www.aniboom.com
2005 Graphic and Fine Art Juried Student Exhibition, Valencia Community College, Best of Photography

Skills
2D Animation, Character Animation, Stop Motion, Rotoscoping, Motion Graphics, Video Editing, Storyboards, Character Design, Illustration, Comic Art

Group Exhibitions
2010 Aniboom Saatachi & Saatachi: Nothing is Impossible Challenge
2010 Foot in the Door 4 Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis MN
2009 EPIC Animation Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis MN
2005 City Hall Local Art Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando FL
2005 Graphic and Fine Art Juried Student Exhibition, VCC Orlando FL

Traditional media
Acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, colored pencil, marker, graphite, charcoal, printmaking, ink (India and walnut) collage, drawing, painting