Marco Antonio Arantes

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Marco Antonio Arantes

Phone:
07853410882

Address:
08 Richford road

E 15 3 PQ
London

E-mail:
ma_arantes@hotmail.com
arantestudio@yahoo.com.br

Personal Information

Date of Birth: 20/10/1972

Nationality: Brazilian, with permanent residency in UK.
Language: Fluent in English and Portuguese, basic Spanish.

Marital Status: Divorced

Professional Experience

Please check my link in youtube: youtube.com/Arantesmarco

2009 on going –permanent position

Bite the British institute of technology and commercy ltda-

Bite Games- Secret project-unnamed –on line game and mobile plataform

Programme mananger and concept Artist,3D artist
Animation instructor –MSC 3d animation course
2d concept and digital animation-one year full time and 2years part time course
2009-2010

2008 Jully 2D Flash Animator and After Effects
TV Puinguim –fishinout- peixonauta

52x11 tv series for Discovery Channel

Realise in 20009

2D Animator and assistant animator

Freelance on site
Red Kite Animation Studio
Edinburgh
01315540060
Ken Anderson – Manager
Gaia Meucci – Producer

Responsibilities:
Animation break-downs and clean up for TV series ‘Marvo’. Cartoon style animation.

2007 Nov – Dec
Toy Design

Freelance
Unga Toys ungatoys.com
Amsterdam, Holland
 0031 206264733
Toon Thijs – Creative Director

Responsibilities:
12 toys for ‘Chupa-Chups’ 2008-2009 collection.
Toy design from concept with character design, line art, colour to direction for 3D modelling. Free range toy design of cost 1-4 euros.

Achievements:
Creation of characters including animal, human and fantasy. Producing working toy design, including cost, material, colour and appeal. Management of 3D modelling.

2007 Nov – ongoing
Toy Design

Freelance
Maxx-marketing maxx-marketing.com
Marketing Company
London, UK.

Responsibilities:
Design of Spiderman and Batman premiums for inside chocolate eggs, (Marvel and Kellogg’s brands). Cost range 20p – £1

Achievements:
Using existing well-known complex characters to create 6 toy concepts, within constraints of size and shape of egg. Producing toys realistic to the character.



2006 May – 2007 June
Illustrator

Freelance
PC Treasures Inc fairytalepop.com
Michigan, America
 001 2489697800
Brian Austin – Company Director

Responsibilities:
4 published children’s books (in English). Titles ‘Cinderella’, ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’, ‘Jack and the beanstalk’, ‘The Little Mermaid’. Including cover plus 24 full colour illustrations.
8 CD covers of characters from above titles plus other classics converted to pop bands.
8 CD covers of characters in a Christmas theme.

Achievements:
Characterisation for the development of a story into Disney style illustrations. Including character design and backgrounds in full colour (Photoshop). Self-motivation, and the ability to revise any corrections.

2005 Feb – Sept
Illustrator

Freelance
Private Investor
London, UK

Responsibilities:
50 full colour illustrations, for ‘The Knowledge of Love’. Including characters and backgrounds.

Achievements:
Realistic style illustrations. Full creative responsibility to create mythical style fantasy illustrations. Including character creation, animal and mythical gods. Photoshop colouring.

2004 Jun - Dec
Concept Art, Story Boards, Character Design

Full time
Bite Games, bite.ac.uk
British Institute of Technology,
London, UK
Dr Mohammed Farmer – Director / Owner

Responsibilities:
Concept art, character design and story boards for ‘Medieval’ a platform PC game.

Achievements:
Realistic characters and environment design from medieval era, including model sheets ready for 3D production. Accurate and detailed development researched to fit game concept of Persian, British and Roman armies. Approx 25 characters produced.

2004

Travel, and freelance comic book work.

2003 Aug – Jan 2004
Character and Environment Design and Story Boards.

Freelance
BBC friendsandheroes.com
London, England

Responsibilities:
Creating characters environments and storyboards for TV series ‘ Friends and Heroes’.

Achievements:
Creating Disney style cartoon characters and backgrounds inspired on bible stories all set B.C. Involving research into bible stories and characters / clothes / objects of that era.

2003 Jan – May
2D Animator

Full time
Espresso Animation Studios
London, UK

Responsibilities:
Classical character animation for 2 commercials for ‘Coco Pops’ Kellogg’s brand.

Achievements:
Working within a studio team to produce character animation for TV commercials. Animation of cartoon characters including a monkey, crocodile and other animals.

2002 Jan - Apr
2D Animator

Full time
Blue Sunflower Animation bluesunflower.com
London, UK

Responsibilities:
Character animation of ‘Eight Crazy Nights’ (Columbia Pictures) full length feature film. Staring Adam Sandler.

Achievements:
3 minutes approx of character animation, including multiple character scenes. Taking a well-known person (Adam Sandler) and producing believable animation of him from his voice.

2001 Oct – Dec
2D Animator

Full time
Channel 4 Studios
London, UK

Responsibilities:
Character animation for a short TV film ‘Ivor the invisible’.

Achievements:
Animation for a fantasy children’s film including human and created forms. Working in a studio as part of a team.

2001 Mar - Oct
2D Animator

Full time
Illuminated Cine Productions Ltd
London, UK

Responsibilities:
Character animation for ‘Christmas Carol’ (Illuminated Films) full length feature film.

Achievements:
Whole sequence including 15 – 20 minutes of animation.
Working with a large team of approx 50 animators to produce cinema quality animation, including multiple character scenes.
Working to a tight time schedule.

2000 Nov – Jan 2001
2D Animator / 3D Training

Full time
Blueberry Network
London, UK

Responsibilities:
Character design and animation for websites, training in 3D animation / modeling.

Achievements:
Working with character design through to the complete animation.

2000 Apr – Oct
2D Animator

Full time
Neuroplanet Group
Neurones Portugal branch
Lisbon, Portugal

Responsibilities:
Character animation for ‘The Little Hippo’ Feature animation film of 75 minutes.


1993 - 1999
2D Animator and Assistant Animator

Full time
Estudio T Publicity LTDA
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Responsibilities:
Animation and assistant animation for commercials and animatics.

1989 – 1993
Animator and Assistant Animator

Full time
HGN Producoes Cinematograficas LTDA
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Responsibilities:
Animation and assistant animation for Disney TV series. Titles include
‘Gummy Bears’, ‘Bonkers’, ‘New Bonkers’, ‘Goof Troop’, ‘Goof Troop 2’, ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Aladdin 2’.

Education

2009 sept – Jully LCC UNIVERSITY OF ARTS OF LONDON
FULL TIME ONE YEAR COURSE

3D Animation modeling course
Rigging,texture and ligthing

Program (3D studio Max)

Grades1 -2-3-4-5-distinction

(Photoshop CS 3 )on tablet

Concept art and life drawings course

2002 Sept – Dec
Tower Hamlets College, London
3D modeling course (using Maya)
3D animation course (using Maya)

2001 Sept – Apr 2002
Evendine College, London
English course

1980 – 1992
Escola Adolpho Otto de Laet School
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Secondary School Diploma (Equivalent to 8 GCSE’s, Grade A-C)

Following

  1. Carlos Ortega Elizalde
  2. iAnimate
  3. Mercury Filmworks
  4. Animated Storyboards
  5. Sandro Cleuzo
  6. andreamello
  7. Vagalume Animation Studios
  8. maxtx