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Patrick Woo
Works at Iceberg Design
Attended CG Protege
Lives in Singapore
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How Differential Gear Works
I've been thinking about how cars' wheels are rigged up to move at different speeds in real life, and yet be able to be driven by a power source at the same time. This video is the perfect answer to my question. The solution is ingenious and the video expla...
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My Answer to a Quora Question: Issues with Joint Orientation
today I answered a question on Maya joint orientation , on Quora. I find that joint orientations are really important. Even though the primary axis is important, I find that the orientation of the secondary axis is equally critical for proper behavior of jo...
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Navy 2015 Our Everyday is Defending Yours
Here is the main project that I was involved in for the last 2 months (amidst other smaller and shorter projects). The Navy 2015 recruitment video / corporate branding video / TV commercial has been released. My work is solely around 1:55 and 1:59 in this e...
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Amazing Maya plug-in: iDeform Suite
From an amazing blog site BraveRabbit , run by Kerstin Barenbrock and Ingo Clemens, I discovered an amazing suite of plug-ins for Maya: iDisplace - Maya Displacement Deformer iDisplace is a deformer that iCollide - Maya Collision Deformer iCollide enables a...
From an amazing blog site BraveRabbit, run by Kerstin Barenbrock and Ingo Clemens, I discovered an amazing suite of plug-ins for Maya: iDisplace - Maya Displacement Deformer iDisplace is a deformer that iCollide - Maya Coll...
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Great tips for Sonar users!
 
Speed Up Your Workflow With 5 (Rather Hidden) SONAR Features http://blog.cakewalk.com/?p=22084
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A brand new forum for audio and music related discussion!
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nParticles Test: nParticlesFillContainer
20150407 nParticlesFillContainer v01 01 from Patrick Woo on Vimeo . This is a test that I've done a while ago. It is done in Maya, using nParticles system. The particles are set to "Use Liquid Simulation", and to collide with all geometry in the scene, incl...
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What Is the Standard Lens Length in Maya 3D?
I recently wrote an answer on Quora to the following question: What Is the Standard Lens Length in Maya 3D? The question: This
may be tricky for people who have only Maya 3D skills and no
photography knowledge to answer.  A "standard lens" is a focal leng...
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Why CG Sucks (Except It Doesn't)
CG and visual effects are all over the place in movies and TV shows these days, and a large group of movie-goers are saying it is too much, vfx/cg suck and they are making films look bad. Well here's a great video telling the reason why. It will show how VF...
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Like anything in life, happiness is not always free. Discover the hidden costs of living a life of meaning and fulfillment.
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How to create repeatable randomisation with Maya particles
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Occupation
Visual Effects for Film and TV, Music Composing and Arranging.
Employment
  • Iceberg Design
    FX artist, 3D Generalist, 2014 - present
  • Double Negative
    2007 - 2011
  • Omens Studios
    Visual Effects Artist, 2007 - 2007
  • Southern Star
    Animator, 2006 - 2007
  • Muvee Technologies
    Animator, 2005 - 2006
  • SAF Film Unit
    Animator, 1998 - 2004
  • CG Protégé
    VFX Consultant, 2011 - 2014
    Teach, mentor students, refine, advise on curriculum
  • Tiny Island Productions
    VFX Consultant, 2011 - 2014
    Rigging lead, FX artist, lighting and shading troubleshooting, generalist, pipeline support, training /mentoring, etc.
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Singapore
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Singapore - London
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Visual effects artist working on TV commercials and Hollywood films, and a composer working on short films, mobile games and original albums.
Education
  • CG Protege
    Visual Effects, 2006 - 2007
  • 3dsense Media School
    Animation, 2005 - 2006
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic
    Film Sound & Video, 1995 - 1998
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