Matthias Lappe – Character Animator

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My name is Matthias Lappe and I’m a remote Character Animator. Currently I am living in Germany with my girlfriend and stepdaughter.

For the last couple of years I’ve been working as an Remote Animator on all kind of different projects: from animating on US and German feature film productions, directing and animating on  TV shows with Studio Soi, short films and commercials. For the last 2 years I’ve also been teaching an animation course at the University in Lucerne and at the b.i.b. International College in Germany.

I hope you find the time to take a look at my Animation Showreel and my resume below. For further informations please feel free to contact me.

Thank you for taking the time to check my website.


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Resume

About Me

My name is Matthias Lappe and I am an Animator and 3D Artist living in Germany.
During the last years I had the opportunity to apply my skills in all kind of different Projects.
I worked as an animator on the feature film „Rock Dog“ and currently working on a german feature film.
I also had the opportunity to worked as an Co-Director and animator at Studio Soi. We were producing a short film for a german TV Broadcaster. Besides animating I was responsible for storyboarding, camera layout and finding the characters personality.
Prior I was involved in the animation process for a TV Pilot also at Studio Soi.

In addition to that I had the opportunity to work for one year on a TV show called “Oddbods” in Singapore at One Animation Studios.

I march 2012 I graduated from Animation Mentor, where I had the chance to learn form industry professionals.

I am highly passionate about animation, film and photography. I take a lot of pride in my job and set extremely high standards to myself to accomplish high quality work. I love to work in an environment where I get the opportunity to grow as an artist.

Please take a look at my Animation Showreel for my latest work and feel free to contact me for further informations about myself, my work or job offers.

Thank you for your time,

Matthias Lappe

 

Resume

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Objective

I am highly passionate about animation, film and photography. I take a lot of pride in my joband set extremely high standards to myself to accomplish high quality work. I love to work in an environment where I get the opportunity to grow as an artist.

3D Experience

10/15 – present Remote Character Animator at Studio Soi
05/15 – 10/15 Remote Character Animator (Feature Film) at Motion Works
03/15 – 05/15 Remote Character Animator at Studio Soi
01/15 – 03/15 Remote Character Animator (Feature Film) at Little Zoo Studio
02/14 – 12/14 Co-Director and Character Animator at Studio Soi
08/13 – 12/13 Character Animator at Studio Soi
06/12 – 07/13 Character Animator at One Animation Studios in Singapore
06/11 – 06/12 CG Artist at Vogelsänger Gruppe
08/11 Freelance Character Animator

 

Education

9/10 – 03/12 Animation Mentor – Advanced Studies in Character Animation

09/07 – 08/10 University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-LippeProgram: Media Production, Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Thesis: “Alive“ – A 3D 2 minute Short film Screened at followings Festivals

  • Filmfestival Münster 2011
  • 22. Bielefelder Film- und Videowettbewerb 2011
  • 34. Internationale Grenzland-Filmtage
  • 6. Internationale Mediafestival Villingen Schwenningen

 

Teaching

03/14 – present Lucerne University of Applied Sciences Art and Design

  • Teaching principles of animation during a 4 week workshop.
    Guiding students during there assignments.
08/15 – present b.i.b. Interneational College

  • Teaching principles of animation, Introduction to 3D Modeling and sculpting with 3D Max and Mudbox, Introduction to Photoshop
09/12 – 12/12 Alumni Mentor at Animation Mentor

  • Holding a Q&A Session for once a week to help students with feedback
    and showing tips and tricks about different animation topics.

 

Skills

Language German (native), English (fluent)
Software Autodesk Maya (6 years, animation and modeling)
Autodesk 3ds Max (7 years, animation, modeling, texturing, rendering)
Autodesk Softimage (animation)
Adobe CS6 (solid knowledge of Photoshop and After Effects)
Computer Proficient in PC and Mac

 

 

 

Portfolio

Welcome to my portfolio section.
Here you’ll find some of my aniamtion test and work.
Some of my other work includes 3D modeling and visializations and some digital painting.
Further more you will also find some of my photos. Photography is one of my biggest hobbies and I love that I can sharpen my skills in composition with each photo I take.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any question.

Thanks

Animation

 

Demo Reel 06/2014


Demo Reel 06/2013

 

 

Animation Tests

           

 

3D Work


Digital Painting

Photos

 

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Contact Info

+49 173 488 27 13

matthias.lappe@gmail.com

Cheruskerring 76 - 48147 Münster - Germany