Resume

Ian McCormack

ian@ianmccormack.net

Software Proficiencies:

Vicon Blade Motion Capture, Moven Motion Capture, Maya, Motion Builder, After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Boujou, Microsoft Office

Motion Capture Skills:

Mocap stage setup, data capture, data cleanup, motion editing, data export, animation

Motion Capture Credits:

Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)

• Ran the Moven motion capture hardware during shoots.

• Assisted with system setup and breakdown.

• Cleaned up data so it was usable in the animation pipeline.

• Edited motion capture shots together using Motion Builder.

• Animated shots using Maya and motion capture data.

Slash and Burn (2012)

• Directed film that relied heavily on motion capture.

• Recruited team of artists and technicians to assist me in the film.

• Held auditions for actors and showed them how to act for motion capture.

• Ran motion capture stage during shoots.

• Animated characters driven by motion capture using Maya.

Summer Beast (2012)

• Ran Vicon Blade motion capture system during shoots.

• Assisted with actor preparation.

• Worked with director to determine if data captured was usable.

Robotapocalypse (TBD)

• Ran Moven motion capture system.

• Assisted with system setup and breakdown.

• Cleaned up data for future use.

Paradise Lost (TBD)

• Ran Moven motion capture system.

Animosities (2011)

• Ran Vicon Blade motion capture system during shoots.

• Assisted with system setup and calibration.

Other Credits:

Maria The Puppy(2015)

Directed and animated using Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Premiere.

The End of Friend(2015)

Color correction and editing using Adobe After Effects and Premiere.

Fresh Water(2015)

Created creature animation using Cinema 4D. Created visual effects using Adobe After Effects.

Upcoming Rhee Gold Ballet Project (2014)

Green screen keying, color correction and visual effects using Adobe After Effects and Premeire.

Abrazo For Men Campaign (2013)

Visual effects and color correction using Adobe After Effects.

SOSNet Google Glasses (2013)

Visual effects and animator using Adobe After Effects.

Black Sails (2014)

Green screen keying, compositor, visual effects and tracking using Adobe After Effects and Boujou.

Accu-Check Instructional Videos (2012)

Editor and animator using Adobe After Effects.

Men In Black 3 (2012)

Animator and compositor using Adobe After Effects.

Shark Cop (2011)

Directed live action and animated using Adobe After Effects and Maya.

Squealing Pegs Animation Show Introduction (2007)

Director and animator using stop motion animation.

Employment:

• Roger Williams University

September 2014 – Present

IT/Media Technician

Assist with technical problems for the university. Create promotional video content for university. Lead team of student workers.

• Rhee Gold Company

August 2013 – March 2014

Freelance Animator

Green screen keying, compositing, color correction, rotoscoping and animating videos for a ballet video encyclopedia.

• TASIS

January 2014

Visiting Instructor

Taught class to high school students interested in pursuing a career in animation.

• Origin Cinematics

June 2013 – September 2013

Freelance Animator

Animation, composting, creating effects and color correction for commercial projects.

• The Third Floor Inc.

September 2011 – March 2013

Production Assistant

After Effects animation, compositing, tracking, keying, rotoscoping and export.

• Go Blue VFX

June 2012 – September 2012

Video compiler

Compiling diabetes testing kit instructional videos for different countries and languages using After Effects and Premiere.

• The Third Floor Inc.

May 2011 – September 2011

Intern

Assisting on Moven motion capture shoots, animating on previsualization shots using Maya, rotoscoping and tracking using After Effects, cleaning up motion capture data and client export.

• Supahfans Streetware

January 2009 – July 2009

Hawker

Running a stand that sells sports related t-shirts in Boston.

• Artizan General Construction

September 2008 – January 2009

Clerk, Demolition

Created the company’s website, organized invoices and contacted clients for the small construction company. Occasionally I would help demolish buildings.

• Boston Beer Company

July 2008-September 2008

Promoter

Promoting the new Sam Adams beers at their brewery.

• Jay Cashman, Inc./ ICON

October 2007-February 2008

Animator

Animating buildings being built or other large industrial projects for bidding using 3D Studio Max and AutoCAD for the large construction company.

• Handcranked Films/ Handcranked Productions

Summer 2007

• Massachusetts College of Art

2003-2007

• YMCA Cape Cod

2001-2005

Education:

University of Southern California

MFA, Animation

Massachusetts College of Art

BFA, Animation

University College of the Creative Arts

Semester Abroad

Cotuit Center For The Arts

1996-2006 (Summer Sessions)

School of Science

1991-1998 (Summer Classes)

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