Jonathan McFall

Jonathan McFall

Senior Character Artist / 9 yrs

London, UK

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Prep artist

Prometheus (2012)

Prep artist

Dark Shadows (2012)

Nuke trainer

4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)

Graphics Teacher

London (2006)

Work History
  • Zbrush Character artist

    Smoke and Mirrors

    February 2015 - Present

    I've been hired by Smoke and Mirrors in Soho to help develop a character for a world wide commercial. I am modelling, texturing, and detailing a concept character in Maya and Zbrush.

  • Company Director

    BANE VFX

    November 2014 - Present

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1Y-R8zXL6w

    I have just released the first of many VFX and Games training videos. The first video is focusing on Rigging in Maya, though I will be covering also Nuke, Maya, Zbrush, Mudbox, Unity and Photoshop.

    Watch this space for more exciting news !

  • Games lecturer

    Uxbridge college

    November 2013 - Present

    I'm now teaching Maya, Rigging and Animation and also teaching Zbrush and character design.

  • Zbrush and Character Design lecturer

    National Film & Television School

    February 2014 - June 2014

    I'm at the National Film And Television School in Beaconsfield teaching Zbrush. I'm covering everything from basic sculpting to advanced sculpting from projections and also covering things like: posing the character, materials, timeline, rendering, the Maya to Zbrush to Maya workflow and whole bunch of other techniques

  • Nuke lecturer

    University of Greenwich

    January 2014 - March 2014

    Teaching all areas of Nuke

  • Technical Support in Nuke for Ron Ganbar's new book on Nuke

    Peachpit

    January 2014 - February 2014

    I worked as Technical Support on a new book being written on Nuke 8. I had to proof read the 400 page technical book and make sure that the entire book made sense and that every technique and technical statement was correct. Look out for my name in the credits ;)

  • Compositing Supervisor

    Red Dot

    March 2013 - October 2013

    Compositing Supervisor at Red Dot, Hengdian, China.
    I'm supervising all Comp and Prep related work on 5 new Chinese films, plus several TV shows.
    I'm also creating matte paintings for the films.

  • Stereoscopic supervisor

    Red Dot

    July 2013 - September 2013

    Along with supervising all Nuke and Compositing, I am now also supervising all stereo projects, both full CG stereo projects and stereo conversion.

  • Nuke trainer

    Met Film School

    April 2012 - April 2013

    Teaching all areas of Nuke

  • Compositor

    Prime Focus World

    January 2013 - February 2013

    Comping a full cg TV series

  • Digital Compositor

    Taylor James

    January 2013 - January 2013

    Compositing complex full cg scenes with live action integration, advertising project

  • Compositing Supervisor

    Hengdian film studios

    2013 - 2013
  • Nuke trainer

    National Film and Televison School

    November 2012 - December 2012

    - Teaching MA VFX students and helping them to problem solve in Nuke
    - Teaching them to stream-line there Compositing and Prep
    - Giving advise and examples about industry techniques

  • Compositing Supervisor

    Roninfilm

    November 2012 - December 2012

    I'm supervising the compositors, assigning shots, managing workflow and also working as lead compositor on the new tv show 'The New Kind'.

  • Nuke Trainer

    cmiVFX

    July 2012 - August 2012

    Creating training videos on Nuke for CMIVFX.

  • Compositor

    HMX Media

    June 2012 - June 2012

    short freelance comping project

  • Compositor

    Atomic Arts

    March 2012 - May 2012

    Compositing and rig-removal on Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

  • Teaching Stereo Conversion using Nuke

    Met Film School

    March 2012 - April 2012

    I'm currently teaching Stereo Conversion using Nuke to BA courses and the evening course at The Met Film School.

  • Prep artist

    MPC

    January 2012 - March 2012

    Prep artist on Prometheus and Dark Shadows

  • Nuke trainer

    Met Film School

    2012 - 2012
  • View D artist

    Prime Focus World

    August 2010 - November 2010

    ViewD Stereo compositor

  • Compositor

    Rushes

    2010 - 2010
  • Graphics Teacher

    Istituto Marangoni

    2005 - 2010
  • lecturer

    Istituto Marangoni

    2005 - 2010
  • illustrator

    Lemonade illustration

    2005 - 2008
Education
  • The Manchester Metropolitan University

    2000 - 2002
  • International School of Geneva

    1995 - 1997
  • Sheridan College

    ? - ?