Amir Porat

Amir Porat

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First Name * Amir
Last Name * Porat
Username * AmirP
Country * Israel
City Jerusalem
Languages EnglishHebrew


Current Position Animator;Modeller;Rigger
Areas of Expertise VFX
Preferred Tools AnimationModelingRiggingFacial Expression Modeling and RiggingMorphingAfter EffectsPhotoshopPremiereThinking ParticlesC.A.T


Availability: Freelance


I'm an Animator living in Israel, working in many areas of the craft, from concept and design to rendering and compositing. 3d, traditional animation and stop motion. I've been working in animation for more than 10 years. Mostly on film or TV related projects (Vipo, Talekeepers) but also on commercials and presentation. I'm always looking for fun and inspiring new projects.

My main expertise are:

- Facial expression modeling and rigging
- Character animation
- Storyboarding
- Directing
- Character and prop modeling
- Rigging (3dsmax, lightwave, C.A.T)
- Thinking Particles
- Maxscripting

Work Experience:
Currently: Self Employed
• Morph/Blendshape Modeling: Snowball VFX, TVC, Bituach Yashir
• Character animator: Snowball VFX, children show for the BBC, Alphablocks season 2
• Morph/Blendshape Modeling: Snowball VFX, TVC, Seminar HaKibbutzim
• Character animator: Realistic, 2 minute test for an Israeli feature project.
• Character animator: Aniboom, test for a children show, Veggie Tales.

3 Years work in Snowball VFX
• Character Animation: Tv shows (Vipo, Charlie, Snowball New year’s card 2008)
• Facial Expression modeling and rigging
• Rigging: character and prop
• Scripting
• Effects: Thinking Particles

1 Year in the IDF
• 3d generalist

1.5 Years in Talecity Productions:
• Character and prop modeling
• Layout Artist
• Prop modeling work management

EFA Master Class: Animation Today
Bezalel academy for art and design Bachelor of Screen-Based Arts (B.F.A.)

• 3dsmax
• Lightwave
• Maya
• After Effects
• Photoshop
• Premiere
• Syntheyes
• Mental Ray
• V-Ray
• Thinking Particles
• C.A.T
• TVPaint
• Toonboom Animate
• Bodypaint 3D