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Dario Passariello is Head and Trainer at Digital 3D s.r.l. in Palermo, Italy, where he lives and works. He was Professor at "Accademia di Belle Arti" (Fine Art Accademy - University of Palermo) and others public institutes.

He was for 9 years trainer in European Professional training (FSE) for 3D, Multimedia and IT technology since 2005 for European Social Fund courses. He helps users via the internet and directly at Digital 3D s.r.l. He has experience in many fields like multimedia, 3d productions, video game development and users communities. He's working on several projects behalf of universities and companies.

Since 1999, he's conducted training in 3D special effects, compositing and rendering using Autodesk 3ds Max ®, Autodesk Maya ®, AutoCAD ®, Nvidia Mental Ray ® and iRay, ART render, Autodesk Mudbox ®, Autodesk Fusion 360 ® and other Autodesk products for Media and Entertainment and ArchViz.

He was Director and BoD member at AUGI (Autodesk User Group International) for two years (2009 / 2010). Dario is a Member of International Resources Committee at ACM Siggraph and President of Palermo Autodesk Animation User Group Association - AAUGA Palermo.
He's been a guest in different International events like Autodesk University, Siggraph, EUE end user event, View Conference, Udine 3D.

Dario won the Autodesk Design Slam during the BIM conference in Milan (2010).

Also is a developer using many different computer languages as PHP, Javascript, Visual Basic and ASP for web, social media and 3D technology like WebGL.