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Jon Catapia

Lead Build TD/Sr. Model/Texture
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My name is Jon Catapia, I am currently employed as a Lead Build TD at DNEG Vancouver, my specialties include modeling and texturing of organic character & creatures, hard surfaces, environment, and props. My mentorship style is primarily focused on re-wiring a students brain to be ready for the VFX industry, technically and creatively, using typical production examples. I have worked with over a dozen students a Think Tank so far, ranging from characters to creatures, mechs to props, and environments. I will always prioritize the student’s best interests with honestly and work hard to help them land their first job in this rewarding industry!

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