From London's Tower Bridge and Big Ben to the Basilique du Sacré Coeur and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, VFX Director Luciano Neves has recreated some of the world's most distinctive edifices in 3D.
Autodesk Master Max and Master Award winner in the digital art book ELEMENTAL 1 and ELEMENTAL 2, Excellence Award winner in the EXPOSÉ 3 Neves is a consummate specialist in highly-detailed, CG photo realistic and architectural recreations and Environments. Also published in 3ds max 7 and 3ds max 2008 and 2012 Bible - Wiley, and Essential CG Lighting Techniques with 3ds Max - Darren Brooker.
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, currently as Co-Owner / VFX Director at Brazilian VFX company CLAN VFX ( clanvfx.com.br ).
His professional capacity, lead and motivate a dedicated and highly professional team, Neves harnesses his relentless attention to detail for visual effects, television and film. Professionally qualified in programming, instead, Neves turned to art and design after he graduated and has now been in the computer graphics industry for almost two decades.
He is a member of the " The CGSociety Advisory Board" cgsociety.org/advisory_board/ . During fifteen years in the industry he had the opportunity to work in many different companies including some in Europe, hired in 2001 by a prominent Swiss engineering company, Nüssli AG. He was responsible for the development of many technical catalogues and for the 3D development presentations for special events as Olympic Games.
Back to Brazil in 2003, publishing more of his personal works in 3D magazines and CG websites, a company called Inutilia Truncat invited him to become part of their team - 3D Special Effects Inutilia Truncat, (known as IT).
In September of 2005 he was invited to work at Pixpost (post production company) to build a whole new department known as Pixpost Animation Studio.
In October of 2007 he was invited to work at Tribbo Post (post production company). Tribbo Post (tribbo.com.br) along all this 5 years Tribbo was considered one of the best VFX company in Brazil.
After many years working with important brands and making amazing advertisements he decided together with four friends André Pulcino, Diego Morone, Guido Gallo and Luiz Adriano they make a new company CLAN VFX, after one year has already become one of the best VFX company in South of América.
AUTODESK MASTER 2009 : area.autodesk.com/masters/09/luciano_neves2
Luciano was Master Max Nominee 2007 and 2008. : area.autodesk.com/masters/09/luciano_neves2
INTERVIEW link: features.cgsociety.org/story_custom.php?story_id=4569
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