Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Michael Duhatschek

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Michael Duhatschek

Michael G. Duhatschek

Phone: 352-630-9223
E-Mail: fxanimator1@yahoo.com
LinkedIn: Michael Duhatschek
Online Portfolio: www.fxanimator.mysite.com
IMDB: Movie Credits

Education Ringling School of Art and Design Sarasota, Fl.
Illustration Major graduated 1991
3 years President’s list
Walt Disney Feature Animation Orlando, Fl. Jun 1991 – Dec 1991
Character Animation Intern –“Beauty and the Beast”
Walt Disney Feature Animation Burbank, Ca. Apr 1992 – Jul 1992
Animation Trainee – “Aladdin”

Experience DreamTools Software Naples, Fl. Nov 2010 – Dec 2015
• Senior 3-D Artist
Responsible for creating high res and low res models and
textures which can be used for renders and in engine.
Responsible for creating animation which was used in engine.
Sony Online Entertainment Denver, Co. May 2009 – Oct 2010
Magic the Gathering: Tactics Online Video Game
Clone Wars Adventures
Free Realms
D.C. Universe
• Senior Character Animator
Responsible for setting up the character modeling pipeline,
animation pipeline for the SOE Denver studio, character animation
and managing outsourced animation done overseas.
Nth Degree Visual FX Winter Garden, Fl. Oct 2007 – Apr 2008
Walt Disney World EPCOT Center “Storm Struck” ride
History Channel “Extreme Trains”
• Senior 3-D Modeler/Animator
Full Sail University Winter Park, Fl. Oct 2004 – Feb 2008
Computer Animation Production
• Course Director
Teaching Advanced Modeling and Animation
to students for use in their final demo reels.
Ring of Fire Santa Monica, Ca. Jan 2004 – Mar 2004
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
• 3-D Lead Modeler/Texture Artist
Sony Pictures ImageWorks Culver City, Ca. Nov 2002 – Aug 2003
The Haunted Mansion, Walt Disney Pictures
The Matrix Reloaded, Warner Brothers Pictures
Big Fish, Tim Burton
Cursed, Wes Craven
• 3-D Modeler/Hard Surface/Environments/Organic
Freelance Animation Stevenson Ranch, Ca. Oct 2001 – Oct 2002
Filenet Corporation Worldwide Videos
• 3-D/2-D Graphics/3-D Modeler/3-D Character Animator
M.D.R. Entertainment Underworld Video
• 3-D Modeler/3-D Effects and Character Animator
DreamWorks Animation Glendale, Ca. Apr 1997 – Oct 2001
• 2-D Effects Animator/3-D Effects Particle Animator/3-D Modeler
3-D lighting
El Dorado
• 2-D Effects Animator/3-D Effects Animator
Prince of Egypt
• 2-D Effects Animator/3-D Effects Animator
Walt Disney Feature Animation Orlando, Fl. Jun 1991 – Mar 1997
• 2-D Effects Animator/3-D Effects Animator/3-D Modeler
• Design work/3-D Modeler
• Animation Key Assistant
Lion King
• Animation Assistant
Trail Mix-up
• Animation Inbetweener
• Animation Trainee
Beauty and the Beast
• Animation Character Animator Intern
Aladdin Video Game
• 2-D Effects Animator
Circle of Life , for EPCOT Center
• 2-D Effects Animator
Save the Manatee Project
• 2-D Effects Animator
Software Software/Other
Experience Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Microsoft Office, MAYA, 3-D Studio Max, PhotoShop, Unity, Director/Animo, ALIAS Power Animator, After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, Paraform, ZBrush, Mudbox, SketchUp. Headus UV, SketchUp

  • Animation
  • Updated 2 years ago

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