Resume

Daniele Scerra is an Illustrator and 3D artist.
His career starts in 1991 with the study of classic painting and continues at present
time with the formation in digital field, working with international publishers
and receiving several awards. His creation were included in prestigious
publications like Spectrum and Exposé. Along the years he contributed
also to cinematographic productions as TD in Character Animation field,
Fx and Mattepainter.

Daniele was born in 22. 08.1973 in Rivoli (TO) - Italy

CURRENT JOBS:
Fantasy and SF Illustrator & 3D Artist
Imprenditore e Libero Professionista in ambito della grafica 3D
CEO at EVENT HORIZON SCHOOL


EDUCATION :
Liceo Artistico di Torino
Accademia di Belle Arti di Torino
Painting at Accademia di Belle Arti di Torino
Painting and Airbrush at Istituto Pictor di Torino
Inbetweeners at Lanterna Magica di Torino
3D Specialization Course

WORK EXPERIENCE:
2013 – 2016 CEO at EVENT HORIZON SCHOOL - www.eventhorizonschool.com
2009 – 2013 Teacher at Scuola di Comics (Torino) - www.scuolacomics.it
2003 – 2013 (Design industry) – Art director & 3D artist per Synthe S.A.S.
2007 – 2009 (Design industry) – Art director & 3D artist presso TCLAB Italia S.r.l.
2002 – 2006 3D artist at Lumiq Studios , Turin ITALY
(Graphic Design industry) – Animation Industry - www.lumiq.com
Assignment: TD modeler supervisor - Lighting TD & Texture Artist.
1994 – 2013 Fantasy/SF Illustrations for International Editors
1991 – 2013 Graphics and web design.

MOVIES FX and MATTEPAINTING:
. Marco D’aviano by Renzo Martinelli
. Barbarossa by Renzo Martinelli
. I giorni dell’abbandono
. La bambina dalle mani sporche
. Andata e ritorno
. Human by Guido Manuli
(Character TD, 3D environment modelling, texturing and lighting)
. Fiera Internazionale Del Libro
. The Stone Merchant (Il mercante di pietre)
by Renzo Martinelli (Modeling TD, 3D artist, texturing,
Photorealistic modeling and rendering of the plane and ferry, for animation)

Special fx in TV Spot:
. Vino Castellino
. Lines seta ultra

1994 - 2013 Fantasy/SF Illustrations for International Editors:
Applibot, Bauer Programm GmbH, BAUER MEDIA v.o.s., Blanvalet, Overlook Press,
Orbit Books, Weltbild, Urania-Mondadori, Longanesi, Tea Libri, Corbaccio
Fabbri Editore e Role-Playing Magazine.
Tra le opere, numerose copertine per Clive Cussler e Anne Rice.

1998 – 2000 Graphics, design & 2D/Web artist presso Neo Grafica S.n.c.
1997 – 1998 (Photography industry) – Photo retouching at QSS Studio
Fotoritocco artistico e industriale
1991 – 1997 (Graphic Design industry) 2D/3D artist presso Beholder Company S.a.s.

1991 - 2013 SOME CLIENTS:
. Scuola Internazionale di Comics (Teacher for graphic and 3D Maya)
. Lumiq Studios
. DWA
. LaPresse
. Shuttle sas
. Setec Group
. Camerana & Partners
. Hexagon Metrology
. Mostralfonso agency
. Virtuality (character 3D, spot for annual convention and graphic)
. Soft ++ (Graphics & Interior 3D model for forniture)
. Studio Ponzano
. Azimut Yacht (Model 47 & Brochures)
. FTG Safety Shoes SpA - Ducati Corse
. VirtualWay (3D model for forniture)
. Visual-eye Torino (3D model for forniture and accessories)
. Materia prima (Rendering Interior Design, ADV, cd-rom, web)
. Nettare Multimedia di Torino (ADV, cd-rom, web, illustrrations)
. Itinerari Fantastici 95 – 96 (graphics & posters)
. Studio Opera
. Iveco
. Polimedia - Torino (impaginazione grafica, web e 3D)
. Edibit - Torino (ADV, cd-rom, web, illustrrations)
. Segno e Disegno - Torino
(ADV, graphics, cd-rom, web, illustrrations, 3D interior design)
. La Luna di Torino (cd-rom, video, 3D illustrations)
. Tipress Deutchland ( Diabolik illustrations for Fabbri & Saban)
. Quam Milano (graphics and web)
. Sanpaoloimi (web site graphics 2001)
. Delfino (web sites & graphics)
. Delos
. Rubber Band di Torino (web sites & graphics for clients)
. Monte dei Paschi (graphics and web)
. Electromantic Music (CD graphics series - Music)
. The Unicorn (Beholder Co.).
. Applibot
. Bauer Programm GmbH
. BAUER MEDIA v.o.s.
. Blanvalet, Overlook Press
. Orbit Books
. Weltbild
. Mondadori
. Longanesi
. Tea Libri
. Corbaccio
. Fabbri Editore

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2013 - Exposè 11 Artist (Ballistic Publishing) -  'Excellence' award.
2013 - publication on 3DArtist Italia.
2011 - publication on 3DArtist UK.
2011 - Interview on CGWORLD China.
2011 - CGSociety Featured Portfolio
2008 - Elemental Artist #3.
2006 - Spectrum Artist #13.

TECHNICAL SKILLS - Experience from 1991 to present:

Advanced:
. Autodesk Maya - Modeling, Rigging, Lighting, Rendering
. Pixologic Zbrush - Modeling - Rendering
. Adobe Photoshop - Mattepainting - Digital Painting - Photoretouch - Texturing
. Adobe Illustrator - Graphics - Illustrations
. Adobe Indesign - Graphics - Publishing
. Adobe Dreamweaver - web
. Adobe Flash - web -APP - games

. Rhinoceros - Nurbs Modeling - Rendering
. QuarkXPress - Publishing
. Adobe FreeHand MX - Publishing
. Adobe PageMaker - Publishing

. Steinberg Cubase
. Steinberg Nuendo
. Propellerhead Reason

Experienced with:
. Adobe Premiere
. Adobe After Effects
. Autodesk Mudbox

. Operating systems: Windows - Mac Os.

SCRIPT LANGUAGE:
- Maya Embedded Language (MEL)
- Actionscript 2+3 (AS3)

Competenze organizzative:

L’esperienza presso i Lumiq Studios mi ha permesso di gestire pipelines di lavoro
in progetti di lunga durata e di acquisire capacità organizzative di gruppi di persone
come supervisore di scene di animazione e di effettistica luci e rendering 3D.

Lingue straniere:

Francese
Inglese

Hobbies: Dipingere, leggere, suonare
Nel 2003 entra a far parte del Gruppo Musicale THE WIMSHURST’S MACHINE:
http://www.thewimshurstsmachine.com/

Mostre personali e collettive di illustrazione:

. Libreria Delitti e Castighi, Novembre 1995
. “Itinerari fantastici 95″, Palazzetto dello sport, Torino
. “Itinerari fantastici 96″, Palazzetto dello sport, Torino
. Italcon San Marino Teatro Titano 1997
. Rivalta “Chiamata alle arti”, Luglio 1997
. Italcon San Marino Teatro Titano Aprile – Maggio 1999
. Torino Comics 2004 e 2005

Ulteriori portfolio online di Daniele visita: www.danielescerra.com dascerra.cgsociety.org/gallery/