Full name

Sam King

Title

Character Artist and Art Director

Location

Cape Town South Africa

Biography

Hi :]

I am a cg artist who has been working in the animation, games and film industries for around ten years.

I specialize in modeling and texturing; specifically character modelling, look and feel development and art direction.

I also have experience in team management, production design, outsource art management, concept drawing and illustration.

Awards and publications:

Member of CG Society, eleven cg society editors choice badges.

Jun 2017
3d Total Excellence Award
Received for Render of sculpt, 'The Slaad'

Apr 2017
3d Total Excellence Award
Received for game ress character bust submitted; 'The Saxon'

Apr 2017
EXPOSE12

EXPOSE12 Nominated artist
Nominated and included n Expose art annual
- Balistic publishing

Feb 2017
Kidscreen Awards
Best Design category - Winner -Stick Man
My Role: Production Designer

June 2016
First place cgtrader model competition.
https://www.cgtrader.com/blog/first-model-challenge-for-july-is-done-2016-08

October 2016

BAFTA Nomination
BAFTA - British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
BAFTA nomination, childrens Category - Stick Man
Role: Production Designer

June 2016
Annecy Cristal - best TV production
Annecy animation festival
Role: Production Designer

June 2016
BANF World Media festival. Best animation - Stick Man
Best animation - Stick Man
Role: Production Designer

May 2016
Shanghai International Film and TV Festival. Best animation - Stick Man
Best animation - Stick Man
Role: Production Designer

2016: January. 3dTotal Excellence award and two CgSociety badge awards for game art characters.

2013: May 2013; wrote a detailed tutorial of my work for CG Arena online.

2012: Jan / Feb Issue of CG Arena magazine
• Work put on the cover of the magazine, featured work.

2012: December Issue animation carnival magazine.
• Two Pieces of work featured in the Dec issue

2003: National Television and Video Association Awards.
• Two Gold Awards for Best Newcomer category
• Craft Award in General Professional category

2003: National Vuka! Public Service Announcement Awardsn.
• Best Animation
• Best Overall Newcomer

If you wish to view my c.v please contact me at: samking3d (at) yahoo.co.uk