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Jeremy Walker - Freelance Book Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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I am an animator and designer who has won awards from The Art Institute of Phoenix’s SIGGRAPH club for my work in 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation. I have produced and directed 4 short animations and I have been commended for my use of timing in my animations as well as utilizing secondary motion, anticipation and other principles of animation in my work. Also, I am known for creating...
Mesa, Arizona, United States

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CHARACTER and CREATURE ANIMATOR Professional Experiences 2011 Dec - 2011 Dec Prime Focus (London) contract: animations on the ident “Life_OK” 2011 Nov - 2011 Dec The Mill (London) contract: animations on the cinematic “Mass Effect 3” animations on the movie “Snow White and the Hunters” animations on the serie “Merlin 4” episode 8 and 13 2010 Mar - 2011 Sep Double Negative (London) contract: animations on the movie “John Carter” animations on the movie “Paul” 2007 Jan - 2010 Feb Framestore (London) contract: animations on the movie “Clash of Titans” animations on the movie “Where the Wild Things Are” animations on the movie “Australia” animations on the feature film "The Tale of Despereaux" preproduction and animations on the movie “Narnia: Prince Caspian” 2005 Dec - 2007 Jan Cinesite (London) contract: blendshapes modeling and animations on the movie “Underdog” animations on the commercial "Dr Comfy" 2005 Sep - 2005 Oct Berliner Film Companie (Berlin) contract: animations on the feature film "Happily N'ever After" 2005 Jun - 2005 Aug the Picture Production Company (London) contract: animations on the pilot of the TV series "Pinky & Perky" 2004 Nov - 2005 Apr Moving Picture Company (London) contract: animations on the movie "Batman Begins" animations on the movie "Corpse Bride" 2003 Oct - 2004 Sep Vanguard Animation (London) contract: animations on the feature movie "Valiant" 2002 Apr - 2003 Sep Xilam productions (Paris) permanent: animations on the cartoons "Rapido" and "Thorgal" animations on the "Kaena, the prophecy" french TV spot: Kaena's Interview 1997 Aug - 2002 Mar Chaman productions (Paris) permanent: CG animations on the video game "Gaïna" Lead rigging and skinning on the feature movie "Kaena, the prophecy" 1997 Feb - 1997 May Buf companie (Paris) freelance: CG artist on the TV-spots "Lucky Strike", "Gordon", "Coca-Cola" CG artist on the SFX for the movie "Batman & Robin" 1996 Jul - 1996 Sep Ubisoft (Paris) training period: Modelling, texturing, animation & SFX for the video games "Tim7"& "Valdo" 1995 Jul – 1995 Aug Psygnosis France (Paris) training period: Modelling, texturing & lighting on background of the video game "the Cityof lost children" Schools & Training 2010 – 2011 mentor at Bring Your Own Animation London: monthly event to give feedback to animators who want to enter in the industry 1999 – 2001 drama acting class (Paris) 1994 – 1996 SupInfoCom (Valenciennes - France) 1st & 2nd year of the CG higher cycle 1994 Institut Supérieur des Arts et Métiers du Hainaut - Hainaut higher institute of Arts and Trades (Mons - Belgium) evening course - comic book 1993 – 1994 Ecole de Recherche Graphique - Graphic school of Research (Bruxelles - Belgium) 1st year - comic book / Story Board Softwares Maya, 3dsMax, Photoshop, Premiere
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Angela L. Blanks-Bennett Professional Summary Dynamic and innovative art educator with 6+ years experience who is highly skilled in different genres of art history, profoundly talented in various art media, and has a dedication to: _ instilling art appreciation, creativity and open-mindedness by fostering a cohesive learning atmosphere for all learners in the community. _ continuous professional and program development through art historical research and preservation. 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The Graphics classes are there to introduce and acclimate students to the artistic world of visual communication in modern society. All classes are taught to recognize the importance of community and the visual exploration and representation of art as a recorder of historical transformation and its inclusion of technology. Faculty Sponsorships and Extracurricular Activities: ??"Exit 303" student art magazine---Faculty Director ??Student Art Auction (Community Event)- Faculty Sponsor ??Art Club----Faculty Sponsor ??Skills USA Sponsor--- Graphic Design ??Teacher Assistant Program (3 interns for this year Head Volleyball Coach-Freshman Class Art Teacher----Art I, II, III, IV, V August 2006 to July 2011 Amherst County High School – Amherst , VA Establishes engaging course plans with art history and art-making techniques such as drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, mixed media, and sculpture to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students. Develops a strong art program so students can find their potential through creative expression and increase interest in higher learning through hands-on learning using proper artistic methodologies and various technical aspects. Employs yearly overarching themes to encourage student learning and build community within the classroom. Performs student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs. Cultivates and implements interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials such as online class website and online textbook activities. Improves student's analytical skills by introducing state-of-the-art computer program technologies such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Utilizes relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes as inspiration to promote student interest and receptive learning in the arts. Receives high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty. Combines discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability. Routinely meets with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions. Fosters meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and programs (Amherst Art Show, Lynchburg Art Festival, CVCC Art Show, various juried art events and the Virginia Museum of Art field trip) and teamwork community service projects such as the yearly Art magazine, ACHS Annual Art Auction, Relay for Life fundraiser, and the Amazement Square City Arts Mural Project. 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Other Work Experience: July 2007-Present Phoenix Rising Art Studio & Gallery Amherst, VA Owner, Curator and Exhibiting Artist May 2005-August 2006 Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar, VA Bookshop Computer Sales Associate & Technician July 2005-October 2005 TRS Direct Lynchburg, VA Pre-Press Graphic Designer August 2003-May 2004 Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar, VA Work Study-On Campus----Docent for various collection tours; Outdoor instructor (SWEBOP) May 2003-August 2003 Centra Health Lynchburg, VA Graphic Arts Coordinator Intern-Communications and Marketing Department Sept. 2002-May 2003 Central Virginia Community College Lynchburg, VA Work Study-On Campus---Art Society Workshop Instructor and Curator and Apple Computer Technician Education Sweet Briar College 2008 Sweet Briar, VA, USA Education Master of Arts in Teaching Sweet Briar College 2005 Sweet Briar, VA, USA Studio Art Bachelor of Arts _ Concentration: Painting _ Minor: History of Art Central Virginia Community College, 2003 Lynchburg, VA, USA Communication Design Associates in Applied Science A.A.S. Communication Design ------G.P.A. 3.7 Also received a Career Studies Certificate in Photography in 2002 (G.P.A. 4.0) Montana State University 1996-1997 Bozeman, MT, USA Completed 34 credits in Geology and Studio Art Certifications State of Arizona State of Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card #2A05501446 Ecducator ID# 4389145 Current Provisional Arts Education, PreK-12 Art Current Provisional Career and Technical Education, Industrial and Emerging Technologies Commonwealth of Virginia Current Postgraduate Professional License # PGP-0634113 _ Upholding Masters Degree _ Endorsement: Visual Arts PreK-12 Educational Technology Standards have been met. Child Abuse recognition and intervention requirement have been met. Awards _ Central Virginia Community College Art Society- Juried Art Show 2003-- Honorable Mention in Black & White Photography (pioneered this show) _ Main Street Art Show (Juried) 2003- Lynchburg, VA-Honorable Mention in Black and White Photography (student competing at professional level) _ Profound Educator Award 2007---Amherst County Public Schools _ Profound Educator Award 2009---Amherst County Public Schools College Affiliations _ Montana State University--Habitat for Humanity Project Volunteer-1996 _ Central Virginia Community College Art Society (2002-2003---President) _ Sweet Briar College LEAP Program--2003 _ Sweet Briar College Volunteer Tour Guide-2003-2004 _ Sweet Briar College Outdoor Program-SWEBOP instructor (2004-2005) _ Phi Theta Kappa Member--CVCC chapter (2004-) Professional Affiliations _ Blue Ridge Photographic Art Society-student member _ Woodhull Institute-Acromdale, NY-Women in Ethical Leadership-Class 33 _ Friends of Art member (Sweet Briar Gallery sponsorship)-2005 to current _ Virginia Education Association--2006 to current _ Arizona Education Association—Oct. 2011 to current _ National Education Association--2006 to current _ National Art Education Association--2006 to current _ Amherst Art Society-2009 to current _ Piedmont Council for the Arts-2010 to current _ Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators-artist member--2010 to current _ Academy of Fine Arts-artist member-2011 to current _ Southern Arizona Arts Guild-Oct 2011 to current _ The Drawing Studio (Tucson, AZ) artist member- October 2011- current Publications Shades of Tomorrow. International Library of Photography. Published Summer 2003. (Untitled p. 228-color photography piece) Exhibitions and Shows May 3-17,2002-Central Virginia Community College-in Bedford Library-Exhibition: Homeland Series April 18, 2003- Central Virginia Community College Art Society- Juried Art Show April 26, 2003- Main Street Art Show (Juried)-Lynchburg, VA August 1-29, 2003-Academy of Fine Arts (used to be Lynchburg Fine Arts Center), Lynchburg, VA-Exhibition: Dog Days of Summer September 27, 2003-Bedford Council for the Arts-Centerfest Art Show, Bedford, VAJuried Exhibition November 7-25, 2003- Academy of Fine Arts- Lynchburg, VA- Gallery Exhibition for Artist Members March 26, 2004-April 22, 2004- Babcock Gallery Junior Art Show @ Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA-Junior Art Exhibition April 8, 2005-May 13, 2005-Pannell Gallery Senior Art Show @ Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA-Senior Art Exhibition: Dealt on A Square October 4, 2005-November 30, 2005-CJMW Architect Gallery-Lynchburg, VA-Solo Exhibition: Descent July 2008-December 2008-Phoenix Rising Art Studio & Gallery-Lynchburg, VA-Solo Exhibition--- Riverviews Artspace— Part of Downtown Lynchburg's Monthly Art Walk October 2008, October 2009, & 2010-Sorghum Festival-Clifford, VA-Solo Exhibition March-April 2010-Amherst Art Meter Project-Amherst, VA-Unveiling of Art Meters at the Glimpses of Amherst: The First 100 Years Event April 2010-Amherst Art Walk-Amherst, VA-Glimpses of Amherst: The First 100 Years Event----Amherst Art Society Exhibition September 18, 2010-Lynchburg Art Festival-Lynchburg, VA-Juried Art Show November 21, 2010-December 19, 2010-Danville Art League-Danville, VA-2010 Juried Exhibition January 28, 2011-SCBWI International Conference-New York City, NY-Artist Exhibition June 3, 2011-July 5, 2011-“All Creatures Great and Small” Exhibition-Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA
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DAN ALKEMA 6831 NW 43rd Terrace, Coconut Creek, FL (954) 495-0907 dalkema@juno.com OBJECTIVE A position utilizing over 20 years in post production with ability to edit quality television shows, and multi format distribution. Experience • Skilled nonlinear and linear editor using Final Cut Pro, Avid, Sony, Ampex and CMX editing equipment • Effectively used Photoshop, Motion, and Smart Sound to enhance productions • Researched, implemented and managed corporate network system and all new technology • Edit National and International television shows, DVDs, corporate videos, training tapes, and commercials (National, Regional and Local) • Accomplished in training new Editors, customer service; duplication and business operations Employment SENIOR EDITOR 2001-2010 Information Television Network Boca Raton, FL • Final Cut Pro and Avid Symphony skilled editor • Edit 30 minute health shows for PBS, Discovery, and NBC’s Patient Channel • Edit hour specials for PBS on multiple subjects, corporate videos, and Nat’l TV spots • Knowledge of DVD Studio Pro, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Motion and Smart Sounds • Initiated PAL versioning process • Developed Quality Assurance procedure to ensure client satisfaction • Received over 24 National, awards for editing POST PRODUCTION MANAGER/EDITOR 1998 – 2000 Alton Entertainment Miami Beach, FL • Edited nationally syndicated half hour show; “Main Floor” rated #1 in New York • Edited video news releases • Conceptualized and developed the look of the open, bumps, teases and close of show • Hired and managed editors and voice over talent POST PRODUCTION MANAGER / SENIOR MANAGEMENT 1996 - 1998 Lawrence Productions, Incorporated Galesburg, MI • Promoted to Corporate Manager of Post Production, Engineering and Building maintenance • Developed and maintained budgets for Post Production, Engineering, Building, and Software • Trained, managed and supervised contract personnel SENIOR EDITOR 1990- 1998 Lawrence Productions, Incorporated Galesburg, MI • Avid 8000 and 1000 Media Composer skilled editor • Effectively hired, trained, supervised, and developed editors on Avid 8000, 1000 MCs and Audio Vision • Edited corporate videos, training tapes, commercials (National, Regional and Local) and CD - ROM media • Integrated Photoshop, AfterEffects and Illustrator into Post Production network • Developed Quality Assurance procedure to ensure client satisfaction • Designed edit suites including furniture, lighting and salt water aquarium • Received over 80 local, regional and state awards for editing POST PRODUCTION MANAGER/EDITOR 1988 - 1990 Such Video, Inc. East Lansing, MI • Edited Michigan State University’s sports recruiting tapes, and the weekly football coach’s show with George Perles, aired nationally • Edited videos for Michigan’s: Secretary of State, Agriculture Department, Health Department, Department of Transportation, Department of Education, and Corrections Department • Edited training videos for Ford Motor Company, Oldsmobile and Cadillac • Received over 20 regional and State awards for editing SENIOR DIRECTOR/EDITOR 1986 - 1988 WWMT-TV Kalamazoo, MI • Directed and Edited commercials and corporate videos • Created graphics for productions DIRECTOR/ GRAPHIC ARTIST 1983 - 1986 WUHQ-TV Battle Creek, MI • Edit commercials • Directed evening news, created daily graphics for news, designed news set PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR 1979 - 1983 KMVT-TV Twin Falls, ID • Produced, Directed, Edited weekly agricultural show • Directed evening news and local public affairs shows WRITER/ PRODUCER 1978 - 1979 Nora Lam Ministries San Jose, CA • Writer, Producer, of weekly international religious television show aired in Taiwan • Produced, Directed, Engineered daily radio program short-waved into China EDUCATION BACHELORS DEGREE IN BROADCASTING 1975 -1977 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN JOURNALISM 1973 - 1975 Grand Rapids Junior College Grand Rapids, MI FIRST CLASS FCC LICENSE 1978 San Francisco, CA
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