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Petra Fischer, BSc
Vienna, Austria  •

Personal Information

Date of Birth                                                                        04.08.1987
Nationality                                                                           Austrian


Junior 3D and Compositing Artist                                                                                                            since September 2008
k-effects – one of Austria’s biggest postproduction companies                                                                                       Vienna, Austria
§         Created photorealistic CG output for TV commercials from the model to the final composite
§         Worked in a well-attuned team of three 3D and two Flame Artists
§         Autodesk Softimage was our main tool, Autodesk Maya was used in special cases like cloud simulation
§         Compositing of render layers in Adobe After Effects

2D/3D Intern                                                                                                                                          February 2008 - August 2008
Media Picture Group – MPG                                                                                                                                       Düsseldorf, Germany
§         Completed a 6-month internship during my course of study
§         Gained thorough knowledge of Photoshop and After Effects Compositing

Video Journalist Intern                                                                                                                                                  Summer 2007
TRP1, a regional TV station                                                                                                                                               Passau, Germany
§         Shot video footage, researched information and conducted interviews


September 2005 - September 2008
B.Sc. in Mediatechnology and Design at University of Applied Sciences, Hagenberg
§         Attended 3D and 2D Animation Courses and more technical ones like Programming or Digital Imaging
§         Bachelor Thesis: “Compositing of Live Action and CG on creating Hybrid Characters”

Software                Autodesk Maya (proficient), Autodesk Softimage (expert), Mental Ray (proficient), Adobe After Effects (expert), Adobe Photoshop (proficient), Eyeon Fusion (basics), Apple Shake (intermediate), Autodesk Mudbox (proficient), Basic Programming Knowledge in C++, Java and MEL

Languages             English (fluent), German (native), French (intermediate)

Interests                 Photography, Dancing, Playing Piano, Sketching