Charles Wardlaw

Charles Wardlaw

Senior Developer / CG Supervisor / 2 yrs

Toronto, Canada

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Senior Technical Director / Crowds Lead

Next Gen (2018)

Senior Technical Director

Ranger Rob

Lead Rigger

RoboCop (2014)

Senior Character TD / Lead Rigger

Crimson Peak (2015)

Character TD

Vikings (2013)

Character TD

Mama (2013)

TD

Carrie (2013)

Character TD

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

Rigger

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Senior Character TD

The Dovekeepers

Lead Rigger

The Strain

Rigger

Sunny and Gerd in Spring Cleaning

I want to keep on making cool stuff. 日本語でもSランク任務でもオッケイーです。
Work History
  • June 2019 - July 2020

    Developer

    Tangent Animation

  • July 2018 - July 2019

    Software Architect

    Intelligent Creatures

  • May 2017 - June 2018

    Senior Technical Director / Crowds Supervisor

    Tangent Animation

    Wrote Python 3 add-one for multiple parts of the pipeline, including a pose library, an animation library, a cache sculpting tool, Python-only Blender binary file introspection, and tools for crowd exports.

    I also added features to Blender in C and C++, including extended material and randomization options for the Array modifier, a live blendshape modifier for cache blending, a compiled plugin API for procedural geometry generation in the modifier stack, and a few bug fixes.

    I took over as Crowd Supervisor in March to help with the Blender and Golaem setups.
  • September 2016 - May 2017

    CG Supervisor

    Industrial Brothers

  • February 2015 - January 2016

    Senior Technical Director

    Nelvana

  • November 2011 - February 2015

    Senior Character TD

    Mr. X

    Responsible for rigging for film and television. Created custom nodes and API plugins in Python and C++ to solve difficult rigging problems. Worked in Houdini for some character effects and finaling. Contributed to pitch projects. Created a modular rigging system using PyMEL for rapid prototyping of new setups, used in all shows in 2014 and many in 2015.
Education
  • Certificate in Character Animation

    Animation Mentor

    2008 - 2009
  • BA in Theatre

    Ithaca College

    1998 - 2002