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Creating Your Own CG Character

Do you dream of creating memorable characters that audiences will love for generations? Have an idea for a character you haven’t seen on screen yet, but who you think deserves to be there? Want to work on your cg skills in general? Then come join us! In this workshop-style circle, mentees will create a ready-for-production CG character from start to finish, getting expert advice along the way. We will also discuss collaboration, the production pipeline, and how to bring both creative and technical skills to the industry.

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:
0-1  Year

Meeting Times & Dates

Please note: Meeting times and dates are subject to change by your Circle Mentor

Times Per Month:  Weekly

Dates:  Sundays

Meeting Times:  2pm – 3pm (EST)

Circle Leader

Daniela Dwek

I am a language enthusiast- I love learning languages. I have quite a diverse background– I was born in Europe (my family are refugees from various part of the Middle East) and moved around quite a bit until I was 16 when I moved to the US .

For college, I went to the School of Visual Arts in NYC where I was very involved with the WIA chapter on my campus. I was also involved in a club called MARS(Mentoring Advice and Relationship Services) where I got to hold workshops and mentor my fellow students. I love to crochet and script (with python) and was part of Girls Who Code in High School.

Title/Expertise:  Character Modeler/Rigger TD

Company:  Pixar Animation Studios

Location: Bay Area, CA

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