Furqan Qidwai, 3D Animator, Virtual Set designer,Copy writer,Commercial & video Director, Geologist, industrial Animator, Technical animator, Multimedia artist etc..

Work Samples

  • 3D Images

  • Industrial Design

  • Motion Graphics

Work History

Furqan Ahmed Qidwai 3D animator – compositor - broadcast designer Mobile: +92-0300-2409383 Email: furqansf@yahoo.com :: EXPERIENCE :: Head of Graphics [In-charge Animation Department] 2006–till Present QTV - ARY Digital TV Network -England and Dubai Based Series of TV Channels Responsible for TV Channel Branding, packaging, concepts, Channel Idents, TV Commercials, Promos, Program Titles, Improve Channel Look and look after the creative department. Head of Graphics 2007–2007 One World - Nick - HBO - VH1 (For short period) -England and Dubai Based Series of TV Channels Responsible for TV Channel Branding, concepts, Channel Idents, TV Commercials, Promos,Program Titles, Improve Channel Look And look after the creative department. Head of Graphics [In-charge Animation Department] 2005–2006 TVONE -Well-known Pakistani TV Channel Responsible for TV Channel Branding, Packaging, Channel Idents,TV Commercials, Program Titles, Improve Channel Look and look after the Visual department. CG Artist [Head of the Visual Creative division] 2004–2005 Media masters (Pvt.) Ltd. - Production House Responsible for ideas, animation 3D-2D, and TV commercials, Music videos (FX), Pack shots, Motion graphics for various TV Programs. Lead Animator [In-charge Animation Department] 2001–2004 ARY Digital TV Network -England and Dubai Based Series of TV Channels Responsible for TV Channel Branding, Channel Idents, TV Commercials, Program Titles, Improve Channel Look and look after the Visual department. 3D Animator & Compositor 2000–2001 Ad group (Pvt) Ltd. -Advertising Agency and Production House Responsible for creating TV Commercials, Pack shot, Compositing,Video Songs, 3D modeling of TV commercials. Training Executive 2000–2000 Arena Multimedia -Affiliated with APTECH USA Responsible for training of Animation Software Manager Animation Department 1999–2000 Mirsoft.Net Inc -American Gaming Company Responsible for Creating Game Contents like Background, Title, F|X Associate CG Animator & Compositor 1999–1999 Hi-vision -Former NTM TV Channel Responsible for Creating TV commercials, 3D modeling various packs including animation and F|X on. Geological software user 1998–1999 ESTC -Civil Engineering and geological Firm Responsible for Creating walk through for Civil Engineering Projects. :: COMPUTER :: • GRAPHIC SOFTWARE |- Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Coral Draw, Macromedia Director and Painter -Can create graphics- Stationary – Logo type – cooperate artwork for company – Graphics for TV channels - Textures for 3D models – Broadcast designs – Presentations – Interactive CD –Companies Interactive Portfolios. • ANIMATION SOFTWARE |- Autodesk 3D StudioMax, Bryce, Poser, Illusion, Maya (intermediate level), Elastic Reality -Can create any type of 3D Model (Industrial – vehicles – Engineering- Products) – Liquids – Logo animation (3D and 2D) – Broadcast Animation – Channel Branding, IDZ, Motion graphics- Channel Fillers - Morphing – Dynamics – Particles – Advance Lighting – 2D Modeling - Curve Editor – Advance Material Editor – 3D Modeling (Nurbs – Patch – Editable Poly and Mesh) – Control over Space Warp and Modifiers • EDITING SOFTWARE |- Adobe Premier and sonic foundry Vegas -Can edit TV Commercials - Talk shows - Promos – Show reel – Edit sound – Create sound F|X for animation • COMPOSITING SOFTWARE |- Adobe Aftereffects and discreet combustion -Can create Logo animation (3D and 2D) – Broadcast Animation – Channel Branding, IDZ, Motion graphics – Color Correction (CC) – F|X on Music Videos – Matt Painting – Mixing of real and CG objects :: ONLINE PORTFOLIO :: Just type furqan qidwai in any search engine (goggle & yahoo) or online Portfolio http://www.vimeo.com/user2746901/videos :: SUMMARY:: Over several years of classic and computer animation experience, as 3D animator, compositor, and studio manager, I got experience includes 3D and 2D commercials and broadcast works for ARY Digital TV Network England-Dubai and Pakistan and Game contents etc. Additional fields of specialization: create many Music Videos for Pakistan TV and Demo of First Pakistani Commercial Game SOUL HUNTER. Recently I have joined and start posting my 3D art work on the site www.cgexpanse.com; it is first Pakistan CG forum in which there are so many artists of Pakistan post their works. I got 3 COVER IMAGE AWARDS, first on AGED WINDOW, second on LANTERNA (laaltaan) and the last on PREHISTORIC TANK. All these images were created in 3D Studio max I got Light Bearer Award on site www.cgexpanse.com which is the highest award on WWW.CGEXPANSE.COM Wide knowledge in high-end 3D animation and compositing software packages, as well as years of specialization in high-end technologies such as Virtual-Sets, Live/Animation Compositing, Simulation, 3Dpaint, and more. Although I m geologist, I did master in Petroleum from university of Karachi in 1998 I was forced to get that subject but I love graphics and animation and so I started to learning graphics and animation by himself. During studies I have developed 3 software for geologist and for civil engineers, The software are: GEO WITH FUN! EARTH PRO VISION SOIL MECH97 PASSPORT STATUS: Valid till 2014 ACADEMIC RECORD: M.Sc. (Geology), University of Karachi (UOK) with First Division in Dec. 97 with Petroleum Geology, Geo-Physics, Engineering Geology. -ref. will be provided at the time of interview.

Education

Geology Department, University of Karachi.

Specialties

Awards

EARTH PRO VISION a Geological informative and 2D Animation software. 2.SOIL MECH97 it was basically designed for civil engineers & soil geologist. It suggest the specific soil is suitable or not for any desire project (high stories building, dam, road construction)

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