Password for my demo reel is: smspring2018reel

 

Reel Breakdown:


Journey to Proxima Centauri: Terror of the Mnar

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Journey to Proxima Centauri (JPC) is a Virtual Reality experience created by Digital Production Arts M.F.A. graduate students at Clemson University using the Unreal 4 Engine. JPC features a 2 degree of freedom motion platform with a seamless, in headset, transition of getting in and out of the platform.

I worked as the lead lighting artist on JPC. As the lighting artist, I was responsible for the lighting design and implementation within the VR experience. For more please select the "Lighting" menu or visit https://www.martinsarahla.com/jpc.

 

Swept Up - DreamWorks 2017 Summer Program

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Worked with a small team of graduate students at Clemson University under mentorship of DreamWorks Animation Studio during the 2017 DreamWorks Summer Program to create a high quality animated short film. Maya, Arnold 5, houdini, and Nuke were some of the software used. I worked as the lead lighting and layout artist. I worked as the primary shot and camera layout artist on every shot and was in charge of creating and implementing all of the lighting design.  For more please select the "Lighting" menu or visit https://www.martinsarahla.com/sweptup.

 

Day to Night Timelapse

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Created a photo-realistic day to night timelapse in Maya using the Arnold 4 renderer. For more please select the "Lighting" menu or visit https://www.martinsarahla.com/timelapse.

 

Takamura Mamoru

Timestamp: 01:26

These images were made during an independent study looking at traditional headshot and character lighting.  The images were crafted to match real life images. Lighting done in Maya 2016 using the Arnold 5 renderer. For more please select the "Lighting" menu or visit https://www.martinsarahla.com/mamoru.

Takamura Mamoru is a 3D sculpt by Alex Young - Portfolio Link

 

Bugspray

Timestamp: 01:34

Bugspray is an animated short created by graduate students at Clemson University. I worked as the lead lighting,lead  story, and lead layout artist on Bugspray. I was in charge of handling the look development and storyboards during the first half of the production. I also worked as the shot and camera layout artist. 

As the lighting artist, I was responsible for crafting the lighting design for the short and implementing the lighting in all shots. Maya 2014 and the Arnold 4 renderer were used to create the film. For more please select the "Lighting" menu or visit https://www.martinsarahla.com/bugspray.

 

Terror on Planet Purple

Timestamp: 01:49

Terror on Planet Purple is an animated short created by graduate students at Clemson University. As the lighting artist, I was responsible for implementing the lighting design created by our look development team on many of the shots in the film! Maya 2014 and the Arnold 4 renderer were used. For more please select the "Lighting" menu or visit https://www.martinsarahla.com/terror.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at martinsarahla@gmail.com or visit the "About" page for more info.