Franco Pizzani
Lighting TD

Vancouver, BC, Canada
www.francovfx.com
franco@francovfx.com
+1 (604)-338-9773

Houdini

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Geo, Shading, Crowds, RBD, Pyro, Flip, Mantra, Redshift.

Katana

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Lighting, Rendering.
Arnold, Renderman.

Nuke

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Animation lighting pipeline.
Subtraction compositing.


Skills

  • Houdini

Procedural Geometry.
Procedural Mantra Shading and Rendering.
Crowds/Animation.
RBD, Pyro, Flip.

  • Lighting

Katana lighting and rendering pipeline with Arnold and Renderman.
Maya lighting and rendering with V-Ray.
Strong color and composition sense.

  • 3D Game Artist

High polygon modeling.
Digital sculpting.
Low polygon modeling, retopology.
UVs, baking and texturing.
PBR workflow.

  • 3D Scanning

Scan capture and processing using photogrammetry.
In location and overseas data shooting experience.

  • Software

Houdini, Katana, Nuke.
Maya, 3ds Max, ZBrush.
Substance Designer/Painter, Quixel Suite.
Agisoft Photoscan, Reality Capture.
UE4, Unity.

  • Additional Skills

Linux web server administration.
Linux workstation user.
Python.

 

Job History & Education

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Lost Boys | School of VFX
2019-2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

FX Technical Director (Houdini).

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Lost Boys | School of VFX
2018. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Lighting Technical Director Certificate (Katana).

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3D Artist
2015-2018. elite3d, Valencia, Spain.

Photogrammetry for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
Props and Photogrammetry for Call of Duty: WWII.
Game Props for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.
Environment Art for HITMAN 2.
Environment Art for OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead.

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CPA Salduie
2014-2015. Ibiza, Spain.

Game Development Diploma.

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Computer Technician
2010-2014. Ibiza, Spain.

Installation, configuration and maintenance of CCTV systems.

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Vocational Studies
2007-2009. Ibiza, Spain.

Computer Systems Administration Diploma.

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Languages

Spanish
English
Portuguese