About Me
Contact Me:
Email: oscarxtan@gmail.com
Mobile: (+1) 347-327-6579 (US)




Oscar Xiaowei Tan
Address: 295 Washington Ave, Apt 6J, Brooklyn, NY11205
Mobile: (+1) 347-327-6579 (US)
E-mail: oscarxtan@gmail.com
Personal URL: http://www.oscartan.com

Primary Skills
Lighting & Rendering: V-Ray, Mental Ray, Mantra for Houdini
Texturing: Photoshop, Mari
Compositing: Nuke, After Effects, Shake
Hard Surface Modeling: Maya, Headus UVLayout
Color Correction: Nuke, After Effects, Photoshop
Photography & Videography: DSLR and digital cameras
Video Editing: Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Avid
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS

Secondary Skills
Dynamics: RealFlow, Houdini
Operating System: Linux

Fundamental Knowledge
Animation: Maya, After Effects
Digital Sculpting: ZBrush
Dynamics: 3ds Max, Fume FX, Maya
Scripting: Mel, Python, HTML5, CSS3, Processing
Sound Effects: Logic Pro

English, Mandarin Chinese

Compositing Intern – Gravity World
Sep 2013 – Dec 2013, New York

3D Generalist Intern – Loyalkaspar
Feb 2013 – Aug 2013, New York

Student Volunteer – ACM SIGGRAPH 2012
Aug 2012, Los Angeles

Houdini Lighting Artist – Base FX (U.S.)
2008 – 2009, Beijing

M.F.A. 3D Animation, Digital Arts Pratt Institute, New York (2010 – 2013)
B.A. Digital Film Production Communication University of China, Beijing (2004 – 2008)

Short VFX Film ‘Screw’ (Directing and Production)

The 10th College Short Movie Competition 2009 - Silver Award (Category: Animation)
The 16th Beijing Student Film Festival - (Category: Animation)
4th National Collegiate Animation Competition 2009 - Jury’s Special Selection Award (Category: Animation)
2nd China International Comics Festival 2009 - (Category: Animation)
3rd China (Beijing) ANIWOW International Student Animation Festival 2008 - Best Digital Short Film (Category: Visual Effects)
VFX Short: Screw
DemoReel Fall 2013
3D Still: Floating Metal
3D Still: The Cell
3D Still: In The Kitchen
3D Still: The Corridor
3D Motion: EQ Visulalizer
A Four Days Glance of Japan (Unfinished)
Pratt: An Institute
NYC and It's insider
An Album of Skies
Beijing vs Peking