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Doshi Dharmin

Dharmin Doshi

Generalist TD

Name:Dharmin Doshi
Address:San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone:+1-559-380-6368
Coming from a family background of doctors, engineers and businessmen, Dharmin Doshi is the first artist in his family. Dharmin expresses himself by the means of art and in a way that only true artists can understand, he has dedicated his life with only one aim and that’s entertaining audiences. Since Dharmin was 10-years-old, he loved creating smiles on people’s faces and bringing toys to life with his imagination to create a story. Dharmin had an obsession with drawing and with that skill he won awards in competitions. After receiving a portfolio grant scholarship at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Dharmin started his journey to achieve his dreams and turning his imaginations into visuals. He is currently majoring in 3D Generalist in school of Animation and Visual Effects with a focus in Character Technical Director. Dharmin is currently in his senior year and has worked with great people in the industry. His latest works include working with Disney Veteran animator Dan Lund, an international feature film, 2K studios for Borderland 2 and a feature film with award winning director Jennifer Phang. Dharmin has experienced and produced production level work with range of positions, from modeling to compositing.

Experiences

07.2015 - present

Riot Games

Associate Technical Artist
11.2013 - 01.2015

Advantageous

Senior CG Lead / Technical Director

2015 Sundance Film Festival Selection and Winner of Grand Jury Award (Collaborative Vision).

Official selection of 58th San Francisco International Film Festival (58th SFIFF).

Responsibilities:
– CG Animation
– Rigging
– Cloth Simulations
– Compositing
– Camera projections
– Matchmoving
– Tracking
– Rotoscoping
A Feature Film by Jennifer Phang.

01.2014 - 04.2015

Aria for a Cow

CGI Supervisor / Pipeline TD

Official Selection of  San Francisco International Film Festival 2015 (58th SFIFF).

 

A 3D Short film director by Disney animator Dan Lund.

Responsible for:
-Rigging majority of props.
-Fixing lead character rigs and troubleshooting.
-Help animators with any rig issues.
-Create easy controls and tools to make it easier for animators to animate.
-Contribute with the director, modeler and animation leads to meet the deadlines.
-Fixing prop models.
-Lighting.
-Custom Lighting Toolkit (Maya GUI)
-Shading.
-Clean up.
-Asset management.

www.ariaforacow.com

10.2014 - 04.2015

Jalopy

Lighting TD

Freelancing on a shot Sci-Fi short film.

My responsibilities:
– Lighting.
– Shading.
– Cleaning up.
– Troubleshooting.
– Optimizing scenes.
– Projections and Compositing.

07.2014 - 07.2015

Dino Hunt Films

Creature Rigging

– Rigging.
– Skinning.
– Muscle Simulations.

http://dinohuntfilms.com/

01.2014 - 08.2014

Thaw

Previs TD

Thaw is short VFX film by Jason Ragosta. My responsibilities are:

– Camera layout/animation.
– Rigging characters, vehicles and props.
– Character animation.
– Compositing.
– Modeling simple objects.
– Basic texturing and lighting.
– Rendering.
– Coordinating with the director and other artists to meet the scene/shot requirements.
– Maintaining rigs.
– Troubleshooting.

09.2013 - 02.2014

Muscle Beach

Rigger

A CG Short Film.
-Creating a Seagull rig.

08.2013 - 01.2014

Crows

Rigger / Compositor

A Student’s Thesis Shot Film.
-Paint weighting and fixing the CG rig.
-Compositing

04.2013 - 08.2013

Munchausen

CG Animator

Invicta Films (A Short Film)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2460640/?ref_=nm_flmg_vsl_2

09.2013 - 11.2013

Curpigeon

Prop Rigger

A CG Short Film.
www.curpigeon.com

03.2013 - 05.2013

Valiant

Post Production Assistant

R.G.Pictures (A Short Film by Robin G Phillips)

My Responsibilities were:
– Taking notes during dailies and passing them off to the supervisor, leads and the artists.
– Creating dailies list for the director and the leads to review.
– Arranging food during crunch time for the artists.
– Setting up equipment on and off set and making sure everything is ready to go before the shoot/dailies.
– Working closely with the director and the production manager, and filling their requirements.
– E-mailing the artists and keeping in touch with them for any requirements.

http://valiantfilm.com/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2584842/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

03.2013 - 08.2013

Junior Giants 2014

Producer

A 3D short animated film created for the SF Giants Community.

06.2013 - 08.2013

Love Hurts

CG Animator/ Rigger

A Short Film by Albert Lopez.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3247620/?ref_=nm_flmg_vsl_1

03.2013 - 09.2013

Borderlands 2 Shorts

CG Animator

CG Short Films.
Borderlands short film produced by the Academy of Art University and in partner with 2K/ Gearbox Studios.
More info: http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/03/19/borderlands-animated-short-film-in-the-works
http://www.borderlandsthegame.com/

09.2013 - 09.2013

Theeb

Compositor

A Feature Film.
-Helping out finishing shot during the crunch time.
-Rotoscoping/Roto Paint
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3170902/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

References

Amos Sussigan

Visual Development Artist | Art Director | Writer | Director
Paramount Pictures
Burbank, CA
E-mail: amos.graphix@yahoo.it
http://amossussigan.com/wordpress/

Dan Lund

2D FX Animator | Director | Producer
Disney Animation Studios
Burbank, CA
E-mail: danlunddreamer@yahoo.com

Catherine Tate

Compositing Supervisor | Visual Effects Supervisor | School of Animation and Visual Effects
Academy of Art University
180 New Montgomery St, RM 400
San Francisco, CA 94105
E-mail: ctate@academyart.edu

Jason Patnode

Maya Coordinator | VFX supervisor | School of Animation and VFX
Academy of Art University
180 New Montgomery st, Rm. 305,
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel (415)618-3933
Fax (415)647-6447
Email jpatnode@academyart.edu

Education

Awards/Honors

2015 Compositing Reel

2015 Compositing Reel

Demo Reel
2015 Lighting|Shading Reel

2015 Lighting|Shading Reel

Demo Reel
2015 Generalist TD Reel

2015 Generalist TD Reel

Demo Reel
2015 Tools Reel

2015 Tools Reel

Demo Reel
2015 Character|Creature Reel

2015 Character|Creature Reel

Demo Reel
Aria for a Cow

Aria for a Cow

Filmography
Theeb

Theeb

Filmography
Advantageous

Advantageous

Filmography
Borderlands: Tales from HQ

Borderlands: Tales from HQ

Filmography
Love Hurts

Love Hurts

Filmography
Munchausen

Munchausen

Filmography
Valiant

Valiant

Filmography
Midnight Snack (Stop Motion Short)

Midnight Snack (Stop Motion Short)

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