Mike Walsh Experience

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Mike Walsh

SENIOR LAYOUT ARTIST

- Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
-Rock Dog (2015), (Worked with director Ash Brannon)
-Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (Season 2, Disney XD)
-Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
-Green Lantern (2011)
-Mars Needs Moms (2011), (Worked with director Simon Wells)
-Hop (2011)

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Mike Walsh

SENIOR LEVEL MOTION CAPTURE ARTIST/ANIMATOR

Have ability to work entire process myself, from camera setup/ on stage capture, retargeting character motion/animation/adjusting perfomances, lighting/final rendered delivery in movie form.
Experienced on set working with actors and directors.
Motioncapture work on the following Feature Films:
-Avatar, -Mars Needs Moms, -The Adventures of Tintin, -Beowulf, - 2012,
-The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, -Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, -The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

AAA Game titles: Infamous 2, and Uncharted 3

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Mike Walsh

DIGITAL COMPOSITOR


-The Ring Two (2004)
-The Villiage (2004)
-The Terminal (2004)
-The Passion of the Christ (2004)
-Catch That Kid (2004)
-Club Dread (2004)
-Paycheck (2003)
-Marci X (2003)
-Bruce Almighty (2003)

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MICHAEL WALSH

Mike Walsh

Michael Walsh has a MFA degree in Animation and Digital Arts from The USC School of Cinematic Arts. Where he learned about composition, lenses, film, and how to visually tell a story.

As a collector of college degrees he also holds a B.S. in Anthropolgy which he put to use for several years at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum, before journing west.

Over the past 15 years in the film industry, Michael has worked as a 3d Generalist, Layout Artist, Motion capture Artist/Animator, Hair and Cloth Artist, Compositor, and Stop-motion Animator. He has worked at big shops like Sony Imageworks and Rhythm & Hues, as well as many small ones. He has worked with many feature film directors as well as visual FX supervisors. He loves all aspects of the 3D process since first discovering Softimage back in 1996.

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Michael Walsh




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Latest Rough/Final Layout Reel

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I am responsible for all Rough/Final Layout work, all camera moves, set dressing, etc. All of the work on this layout reel has been done in Maya.

 

 

Motion Capture Reel

Examples from Mars Needs Moms, The Mummy:Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, and Beowulf. All of the work on this mocap reel has been done in Nuance, MotionBuilder, or Maya.

 

 

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