Andrés Palma
Andrés Palma
Vertex Whisperer
Mexico City, Mexico

About

I'm a classically trained visual artist with 14 years of experience creating assets for 3D animation pipelines, as well as assembling and supervising creative teams dedicated to the production of digital content for film and advertising.

Skills

Production DesignCharacter DesignCharacter ModelingCreature ModelingCharacter AnimationUV MappingTexturingShadingLook DevelopmentLightingVFX Supervision

Software proficiency

ZBrush
ZBrush
Modo
Modo
Mari
Mari
TopoGun
TopoGun
Photoshop
Photoshop
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Nuke
Nuke
UVLayout
UVLayout
Softimage
Softimage
Maya
Maya
Keyshot
Keyshot

Productions

  • Huachicolero
    • Movie
      Huachicolero
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Associate Producer
    • Company
      Zoologia
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    • Movie
      Las Tinieblas
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Executive Producer and CGI Supervision - Nominated for an Ariel Award for VFX
    • Company
      Varios Lobos
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    • Movie
      Wind Traces
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Executive Producer
    • Company
      Zoologia
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    • Movie
      Witkin & Witkin
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Associate Producer
    • Company
      Zoologia
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    • Movie
      Carrion
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Associate Producer
    • Company
      Zoologia
  • Epitafio
    • Movie
      Epitafio
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Associate Producer
    • Company
      Varios Lobos
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    • Movie
      Ana & Bruno
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Production Manager / Modeling Department Supervisor
    • Company
      Lo Coloco Films
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    • Movie
      Garra de Jaguar Teaser
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Producer, Co Director and CG Supervisor
    • Company
      Poliedro
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    • Movie
      Bacalar
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      VFX Supervision
    • Company
      La Nao Films

Experience

  • General Manager at Escena Animation Studio
    Mexico City, Mexico
    May 2019 - Present

    Currently managing the team tasked with the creation of animated content at Escena Animation Studio.

  • Project Director at Escena Animation Studio
    Mexico City, Mexico
    January 2016 - Present

    Producing and directing some of the projects currently in development and production at Escena.

  • Co-founder at Zoologia
    Mexico City, Mexico
    May 2014 - Present

    Co-founded an independent production company that produces a handful of feature films per year to date.

  • Strategic Partner at Moving Picture Company
    Mexico City, Mexico
    June 2013 - July 2016

    As local Strategic Partner for parent company Technicolor, I assisted in establishing MPC's studio outpost in Mexico City, contributing in a wide variety of endeavors, from setting up the studio's business offices to hiring creative talent to client outreach.

  • Founder & General Manager at Poliedro
    Mexico City, Mexico
    August 2012 - December 2015

    Founded and managed an independent digital content creation studio. Produced and directed all the projects that came through the pipeline.

  • Modeling Supervisor at Lo Coloco Films
    Mexico City, Mexico
    January 2010 - March 2012

    Supervised all the modeling work done on animated feature film Ana & Bruno.

  • Line Producer at Lo Coloco Films
    Mexico City, Mexico
    June 2008 - January 2010

    Created the budget and assembled the team for the production of animated feature film Ana & Bruno during its development stage.

  • Post production supervisor at Celuloide Films
    Mexico City, Mexico
    September 2005 - December 2007

    Worked as post production and animation supervisor at production company Celuloide Films.