Rating System

Everything starts with a rating of:


The good fills in from the left:


The bad fills in from the right:


Until a final rating is reached:
Rigging Show Reel

Character Rigger/Tool Maker Demo Reel
Beetle Blasphemy

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Keeper

"Missed Me"

Confined
Upcoming Events

2013-07-17
DreamWorks
Turbo Release Date

2012-07-15
DreamWorks
Working on Home

 
Music I'm listening to:

Phosphorescent - Muchacho
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

 
 
 
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 Ferris Webby 
 ferris.webby@gmail.com
 731 E. Cypress Ave. Apt C
 Burbank, CA 91501                    
 
 • SKILLS PROFILE •
Feature production rigging
Rigging/pipeline tools
Graduate/undergraduate teaching
Autodesk Maya Software/MEL
Python/PyQt
Some experience with C++ programming
• EMPLOYMENT HISTORY • 9/2009-present Character Technical Director DreamWorks Animation Glendale, CA Happy Smekday! - (2012-present) • Helped with development and adoption of studio's new hair pipeline • Setup hair systems for main character's hairstyles • Responsible for body rig/deformations of various characters and props How To Train Your Dragon 2 - (2012-2012) • Set up and maintained various hair styles • Updated hair tools code with features and bug fixes Turbo - (2011-2012) • Rigged main human character's body • Rigged face and body of crows featured throughout the film • Authored pipeline tools written in python and studio scripting language • Updated and fixed bugs in various tools and rig systems Puss In Boots - (2009-2011) • Rigged large goose's body featured at end of film • Rigged generic cats' body • Rigged generic horse characters' body and their tacks • Updated vehicle path system • Updated crowd tools and setups for pipeline • Rigged various hair setups 8/2007-7/2009 3D Visiting Faculty Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY • Taught and authored introductory and advanced classes in all 3D Animation subjects • Authored a 100+ page rigging how-to pdf for Rigging Workshop class for free use by students • Thesis film adviser for numerous undergraduate and graduate students • 2009 Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee • EDUCATION • Master of Fine Arts in Film and Animation (2007) Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Math Minor (2003) King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA • REFERENCES • Available upon request