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Showreel 2010
showreel
TED-Ed Cicadas
Cicadas
inTransition Blocks
Blocks
Pams Summer
Summer
Proxy: A Slender Man Story
Proxy
Client: Hoya Surgical Optics  |  House: Varitage  |  Agency: Varitage  |  Contribution: all
This teaser showed off Hoya's iSert to The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Client: Pams  | House: Assembly  |  Agency: Barnes Catmur & Friends  |  Contribution: models, animation, lighting/rendering
Teamed up with Jonny Kofoed and the gang at Assembly for the latest in the series for Pams New Zealand.
 
Showreel 2013
Client: U.S. Department of Defense  |  House: elieni  |  Agency: Booz Allen Hamilton  |  Contribution: all 3D
Created all the 3D, from character design to final rendering, in this spot for inTransition. Composited by M. Dorn.
Client: Reality Robotics  |  House: elieni  |  Agency: Gonzilla  |  Contribution: all (robots provided)
Created this product demo from start to finish using Maya/Mental Ray, Toxik, and After Effects.
Client: Mike Diva  |  House: elieni  |  Agency: Mike Diva  |  Contribution: VFX for shots from 5:51 to 6:00
Vince sees things he shouldn't. A short by Mike Diva, visual effects by elieni
Client: TED Conferences  |  House: elieni  |  Agency: TED-Ed  |  Contribution: all visuals, written by Rose Eveleth
TED-Ed, Rose Eveleth, and elieni collaborate to create a Lesson Worth Sharing about cicadas.
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Eli Enigenburg
Director    Animator    Generalist
Experience
Animator/Director (Independent)
December 2009 to Present, Encinitas, California
Clients include Angel Studios, Assembly, Department of Defense, EA, Genius Entertainment, Gonzilla, Halon, IFC Macro, Little Red Robot, Mercedes-Benz, PandaPanther, PixelActive, Sammy Studios, Sandcastle Games, Sauce FX, Shilo Design, Shufflebox Productions, Sony, The Third Floor, Varitage, Will Vinton Studios, and more
Senior Animator, Trion World Network
March 2009 to December 2009, San Diego, California
Animating and rigging characters for an original massively multi-player online game
Senior Animator, BottleRocket Entertainment
November 2007 to February 2009, Carlsbad, California
Animating characters and cameras for animatics, cinematics, and gameplay animations with additional technical direction, lighting, rendering, special effects, and compositing
Senior Animator, Sony Computer Entertainment
June 2006 to May 2007, San Diego, California
Modeling and animating characters and effects while retooling and refining the animation pipeline and developing and painting concept art for original content
Senior Cinematic Artist, High Moon Studios
March 2006 to June 2006, Carlsbad, California
Responsible for the layout, blocking, animation, lighting, pipeline, and overall quality of the in-game and rendered cinematic sequences for all in-house cinematic productions
Senior Artist/Animator, Oktobor
May 2005 to February 2006, Auckland, New Zealand
Performed many generalist duties while creating commercials and film effects including design, directing, animation, animation supervision, modeling, and technical direction
Freelance Animator, Sony Cinematic Solutions Group
May 2003 to April 2004, San Diego, California
Performed camera and character animation for television commercials, trailers, and game cinematic sequences using high-resolution character models and rigs
Lead Artist, Angel Studios (Rockstar Games)
March 2000 to March 2002, Carlsbad, California
Responsible for creating and animating characters for interactive productions and involved in R&D, modeling, and texturing characters and environments
Animator/Technical Director, Presto Studios
September 1998 to March 2000, San Diego, California
Animation and rigging of characters and creatures for Activision's Star Trek: Hidden Evil with additional R&D, pipeline development, technical direction, modeling, & texturing
Education
ArtstationAuckland, New Zealand
Figure drawing, portraiture, and quick-sketch
Watt’s Atelier of the ArtsEncinitas, California
Figure drawing, portraiture, sculpture, anatomy, and quick-sketch
Silicon Studio Los AngelesSanta Monica, California
Entertainment technology, modeling, animation, lighting, and rendering

Skills
character animation
dynamic simulation
camera tracking
compositing
storyboards
rendering
modeling
lighting
rigging
design
previs
maya
max
mel
Feature Films
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Naming Number Two
Eagle Eye
Music Videos
Sound the Alarm: Suffocating
Minipop: Fingerprints
TV Commercials
U.S. Department of Defense
MTV/Total Request Live
Unilever/Comfort
V Energy Drink
McDonald's
Public Trust
Scion
Pams
TV & Shorts
PROXY: A Slender Man Story
Baby Genius
Ice
Video Games
Star Trek: Hidden Evil
Red Dead Revolver
Transworld Surf
The Flash
Game Cinematics
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs
The Bourne Conspiracy
Jet Li’s Rise To Honor
Skylanders: Giants
Midnight Club II
Splatterhouse
Darkwatch
Languages
English, native language
Spanish, fluent
 
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