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I'm Head and Trainer at Digital 3D s.r.l. in Palermo, Italy, where I live and work. I was Professor at "Accademia di Belle Arti" (Fine Art Academy - University of Palermo) and others public institutes.
I was for 9 years trainer for 3D, Multimedia and IT technology since 2005 in European Professional training for ESF courses (European Social Fund) and I am registered as a trainer in the regional register of vocational training of Sicily Region. I help users via the internet and directly at Digital 3D s.r.l. I have experience in many fields like multimedia, 3d productions, video game development, users and groups communities and web development. I work on several projects behalf of universities and companies.
Since 1999, I have conducted training in 3D special effects, fluids and fx, compositing and rendering using Autodesk 3ds Max ®, Autodesk Maya ®, AutoCAD ®, Autodesk Arnold Render ®, Nvidia Mental Ray ® and iRay, Autodesk Ray Trace ART render, Autodesk Mudbox ®, Autodesk Fusion 360 ® and other Autodesk products for Media and Entertainment and ArchViz.
I was Director and BoD member at AUGI (Autodesk User Group International) for two years (2009 / 2010) and I'm Member of International Resources Committee at ACM Siggraph and President of Palermo Autodesk Animation User Group Association - AAUGA Palermo.
I have been a guest in different International events like Autodesk University, Siggraph, EUE end user event, View Conference, Udine 3D.
I won the Autodesk Design Slam during the BIM conference in Milan (2010).
I began working with 3D Studio (DOS) in 1994 and my passion for 3D graphics started with watching the special effects in Disney's "Tron" and Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" as well as video clips from "Money for Nothing".
My experience also includes 3D CG for medical, forensic and military, multimedia productions.