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Elio Molinaro

Elio Molinaro


My goal in this industry is to eventually land a job in studios where I have an opportunity to learn from other, more experienced artists.

I started creating live-action short films with a friend when I was around 12/13 years old. I was editing and doing the visual effects for the movies in After Effects. I realised I wanted to go further and learn 3D and that's how my passion shifted from live-action to VFX and Animation. I then enrolled at ESMA years later, after starting as a self-taught 3D artist and it helped me acquire skills and interest in painting and drawing too.

Learning: ESMA

Skills: Houdini Maya Adobe Photoshop Pixar's RenderMan The Foundry Mari ZBrush Nuke

Expertise: 3D Animation Visual Effects

  • Leveled up to Debut N/A
  • Leveled up to Player May 19, 2022
  • Leveled up to Contender TBD
  • Leveled up to Rookie TBD
  • Pro TBD

Current Education

Class of 2025