Mike Shahrokni has a BA in Industrial Design in 1986 and BA in Civil Engineering in 1994 from Polytechnic University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He has 22 years of experience in Engineering Design and 16 years of experience as producer and production manager for high-end and complex 3D animation projects. Mike has managed 3d Animation projects for World Bank Washington DC USA; Canadian Government, Ottawa, Canada; Fortune 500 Company London, UK; Fortune 500 Delaware USA. During his career he has worked with CEO and C-Suite executives of large cap public companies and produced and managed more than 200 projects in the US, Canada, UK, South Africa and Australia.
A graduate of the Digital Animation Master’s Program at The Art Institute of Vancouver and the New Media Design program at The British Columbia Institute of Technology, Mauricio is a lifelong Vancouverite with a passion for art, animation, and new media design. Mauricio has over 13 years of experience in 3D animation and motion graphics, creating promotional and in-house training tools for the natural resources, manufacturing, and architectural industries. A 3D generalist by trade, Mauricio has a strong proficiency in motion graphics, video editing and compositing. He is recognized as a highly adaptable team player and a creative thinker who is detail and process oriented, as well as diligent and resourceful when taking on new challenges.
With 14 years of experience in 3D character animation, Andrey specializes in character movement, bringing smooth movement to human-like photorealistic characters. He has an eye for detail, producing highly realistic animations including trees, plants, landscapes and environments with water and particles. Andrey has 7 years of experience as an AutoDesk/Maya instructor. He has led large 3D animation teams, working on large productions and games such as “World of Tanks”. He is proficient in many software applications, including Maya, 3DS Max.