Interview With Angel Cano

Category :BTS, Featured people
– What is your job title and role in the industry?
My job title is Matchove / Modeller / Texture artist.
– What projects have you worked on? What would be some of your most well known credits?
Projects I’ve worked on was Venom, Alladin, Jurrasic world.
Р Could you explain a little about your career journey in the VFX / film industry?
My journey was interesting, studied at university for 3 years. And was introduced into the CGI world, Realised how big this industry was. I spent every summer each year improving my skills In education I was always slow in my class, So it motivated me to get better along the way to catch up to other artist’s levels. At home all the time showcasing my work and after two years I finally got an entry-level position in which I was very grateful and happy to land my foot in the industry. And since then iv been involved with tracking, modeling and texturing. been in the industry for over 3 years.
– What has been the highlight of your career so far?
My highlight so far has been taking part in shows that I didn’t imagine I would, Being able to participate in modeling for a movie was a very exciting time of my life. Seeing my quality in my work level up has been terrific and very grateful how much. The mentor’s i’ve had have given me such great advice and knowledge, To help me improve and I still look for feedback no matter what. Right now, I’m building my VFX portfolio, to showcase my ability on a much wider scale from skillset to quality and knowledge. I am trying to expand what I know and move forward into a modeling full-time position and being able to grow in this field.
– What are you currently using Nerdeo for? Tell us about your project.
Current projects I am on are The Darkest Corner, which I have just started and another has been You Eat Other Animals. I’ve really been enjoying the collaborations through this project and looking forward to jumping on the next, to improve my experience and expand more with meeting the talented artists. I’ve enjoyed doing the work that I love the most, Being able to do CGI work and knowing ill be able to add that in my reel its amazing, Being part of a short helps a lot and shows my work in the best light.

 

Angel’s Nerdeo Profile (with full list of collaborations)

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