Brett J. Murrah

26 Beverly Drive

Southington, CT06489

860.276.1205

3d@brettmurrah.com

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†††† OBJECTIVE

††††† I am seeking a position that will allow me to utilize my 3d animation and modeling skills, as-well-as enhance my knowledge and experience in the visual effects field.

 

††††††† EDUCATION

††††††† Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut

††††††† Graduated: 1995†††† Emphasis:Mass Media††††† Minor concentration:Art†††††

 

††††††† ACTIVITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS

††††††† Silver screen award in the 1998 International Film and Video festival.I served as art director, animator, and modeler in this 10 minute video shown world-wide.

 

††††††† I took second place in the state-wide Digital Video Expo, sponsored by the Connecticut Higher Education Telecommunications Association (CHETA), on May 17, 1995.My video presentation consisted of experimental computer animations done with Lightwave 3.5 on a Video Toaster 4000.

 

††††††† 3D/COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE

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††††††††††††††† PC / Windows:Lightwave 3d, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects

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††††† EMPLOYMENT

†††† Jan. 2003 to Present

Freelance 3d artist

 

 

 

  Clients include:

- Soccerclinics.com

- The International Coaches Association††† http://www.theica.com/

- Camelot Communications

- The Haymond Law Firm(TV Commercial)

- Thoracic Park:Alternative HealthChiropractic & Acupuncture(LOGO / TV)

 

 

†††† August 1995to December 2005

Computer Animator/Compositor/Editor

 

Exploria Productions, Hartford, Connecticut

 

 

 

  Art director for award-winning videos using Lightwave 3d

  Model and Animate all aspects of sequences, logos, effects, etc.

  Edit 3-10 minute medical videos for output to DVD, internet, and interactive CDís.

  Character animation using Maya.

  Character animation/models for biological and medical videos using Lightwave 3d

  Produce videos for top pharmaceutical companies and distributed around the world

 

††††† February-May, 1995

Internship for the Connecticut Department of Social Services

Media Center, Hartford, Connecticut

 

 

 

  Independently operated Video Toaster 4000 software capable of creating video presentations including computer animation, graphics, character generation, editing, etc.

 

Shot and edited tapes used in videos pertaining to state welfare programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

References Available Upon Request