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2009 GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP

WHEN:

Friday, October 16th, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Hammerstein Ballroom
311 W. 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

JUDGES:

Allan Chochinov

ALLAN CHOCHINOV
Partner, Core77

Allan Chochinov is a partner of Core77, a New York-based design network serving a global community of designers and design enthusiasts. He is the editor-in-chief of Core77.com, the widely read design website, Coroflot.com design job and portfolio site, and DesignDirectory.com design firm database. He teaches in the graduate departments of Pratt Institute and the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and writes and lectures widely on the impact of design on contemporary culture.


Allen Zadeh

ALLEN ZADEH
Director of Industrial Design, Smart Design

With over 15 years in the design industry, Allen has consulted across many consumer categories. During that time he has created design languages for large consumer electronics companies, developed advanced concept communication devices, and redesigned the tailgating experience. He has worked with such clients as Burton, ESPN, HP, Intel, Microsoft, OXO, and Timberland.


Jake Barton

JAKE BARTON
Founder, Local Projects

Jake Barton is founder and principal of Local Projects, an award-winning media design firm for museums and public spaces. Jake is recognized as a leader in the field of interaction design for physical spaces, and in the creation of collaborative storytelling projects where participants generate content, including the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Storycorps and the Official NYC Information Center. He teaches the thesis class at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, as well as advanced interface design for SVA's Interaction Design Program.


Josh Rubin

JOSH RUBIN
Founder, Cool Hunting

Josh Rubin believes that there are no new ideas, just great executions. As an interaction designer he's always looking for both creative inspiration and an understanding of the way people do things. In 2003 he decided to start a catalog of what he found and haphazardly named it Cool Hunting, a phrase synonymous with finding inspiration. In addition to editing Cool Hunting, Josh consults for select clients on strategy, content and design for digital products, services and publications. His clients have included Apple, Adobe, Vodafone, Nike, Microsoft and MTV among many others. Josh lives in New York City with his husband and business partner, Evan Orensten, and their two Sealyham Terriers Otis and Logan.


www.coolhunting.com

Mark Foster Gage

MARK FOSTER GAGE
Principal, Gage / Clemenceau

Mark Foster Gage is the founding partner of Gage / Clemenceau Architects, known for its synthesis of aesthetic innovations with advanced technologies. Gage’s work has been exhibited widely, at venues including the MoMA in New York and the Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is an Assistant Professor of Architecture and chair of the design curriculum at Yale University, and recently received a MacDowell fellowship to continue research on operative aesthetic theory, the subject of his forthcoming book. Gage has also taught at the Columbia School of Architecture and lectured internationally.


www.gageclemenceau.com

GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP NEW YORK CITY TEAM:

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JOHN FIORELLI
Founder

After eight years of working in tech marketing, filmmaking, community development, and public speaking, John finally realized what gets him excited is the creative exchange of ideas. Working on Cut&Paste just makes sense.




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JOY SIAN
Operations Manager

Joy loves having an online identity, offline she has been told she suffers from FOMO (fear of missing out.) You can find her rigging solar panels, networking instead of hitting the gym, eating 2 dinners a night, and enough energy left to dance 'til dawn.




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GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP

THE 3D DESIGNS

Neil Benjamin

TJ Burke

Sermed Darah

Giovanni De Francesco

Mahiro Endo

Drausio Fonseca Tronolone

Bernat Fortet

Ray Kristianto

Gavin Lottering

Ashfaq Mohammed

Adam Ohern

James Owen

Gabriel Smetzer

Stephen Tierney

Akin Vong

Fei Xiang

Drausio Fonseca Tronolone

James Owen

Gabriel Smetzer

Stephen Tierney

Runner-Up


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Drausio Fonseca Tronolone

3D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

TJ BURKE

C&P Los Angeles

 

TJ Burke has been a professional visual effects artist for over seven years. He has worked on feature films, commercials, and interactive. It is rumored that he had an experimental procedure to replace his blood with coffee, though these rumors have never been confirmed.


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TJ Burke

GABRIEL SMETZER

C&P San Francisco

 

I am a motion designer specializing in 3D. I geek out pretty hard and love my work. I also love to go running in the hills behind my studio. I dream about designing/building an eco house and tending fruit trees in the country. PEACE!


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Gabriel Smetzer

JAMES OWEN

C&P Portland

 

James Owen has been succeeding in design and product development for over fourteen years. His interest in art and culture began at an early age and he has honed and refined his skills, sensibilities, and expertise over the last decade creating products and strategies for a wide range of clients.


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James Owen

ADAM OHERN

C&P Boston

 

Last time I was hanging out with John Lasseter, he said I was awesome. We didn't really hang. We kind of just met & I shouted his name and my friend took our picture. But he said I was awesome. At least he thought it. I'm pretty sure he thought it.


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Adam Ohern

NEIL BENJAMIN

C&P New York

 

My art is the sum of my experience. The people around me are my experience. Everything I do is for them.


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Neil Benjamin

GAVIN LOTTERING

C&P Toronto

 

From a young age I was taught to think visually. This inculcated a will to improvise and compete in the visual arena.


Gavin Lottering

DRAUSIO FONSECA TRONOLONE

C&P Amsterdam

 

Italian Dado was born brazilian Dráusio in 1972 and became dutch Mulato in 2008. Spent most of his career making those crazy things that MTV airs during the breaks and some other more serious things on other more serious channels. Since 2008 Mulato has been making his own Sense®.


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Drausio Fonseca Tronolone

STEPHEN TIERNEY

C&P London

 

I'm an architect from Tipperary, Ireland. I studied History of Art in Dublin before studying Architecture in London and Los Angeles. Having worked in London and France, I now have my own design practice in Dublin.


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Stephen Tierney

ASHFAQ MOHAMMED

C&P Chicago

 

Won the Congressional Art Competition for Congressional District. Painting and art work have been displayed at Capital Building Washington DC, Gallery37 building Chicago, and Blue Cross Blue Shield building Chicago. Won Zap Automotive dealership design, for smart cars. Talent in 3D founded and developed by Studio Rendering, Inc. This platform has been a back bone in my success in 3D domain. Chicago let's freeze this moment and blow our winds far around the globe in 3D!


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Ashfaq Mohammed

SERMED DARAH

C&P Berlin

 

Born 30.10.1979 in Berlin, Germany. Studied graphic design at the Berlin Technical Artschool in Berlin. Now working as a freelance 3D and motion artist for advertising agencies, film productions and post-production.


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Sermed Darah

BERNAT FORTET

C&P Barcelona

 

I am a digital design student in Barcelona. I’ve been for many years working with 3D and nowadays I am working in Kotoc. My show is being really fast.


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Bernat Fortet

GIOVANNI DE FRANCESCO

C&P Milan

 

I was born in Messina, Italy, in 1986. I work in Milan as a 3D artist in a post-production studio and collaborate as a freelancer with various studios for previsualization and design.


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Giovanni De Francesco

AKIN VONG

C&P Hong Kong

 

Akin Vong was born in Macau. As an illustrator, Akin has worked with both the traditional media and the new media of digital imaging, animation and Lighting design.


Akin Vong

FEI XIANG

C&P Shanghai

 

Hi, I'm Fei Xiang, from Shanghai China. Let's promote each other. My Idea is: Every idea is from our experience. We must choose the suitable one.


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MAHIRO ENDO

C&P Tokyo

 

Endo's creative path has taken him from a vocational school to a design studio where he created OP and music clips for television programs, followed by a series of jobs at major Japanese game software houses, eventually culminating in the founding of StudioMeets in March 2007.


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Mahiro Endo

RAY KRISTIANTO

C&P Sydney

 

My name is Ray, a 21 years old CG FOB who started to develop a great interest in CG especially within particles, fluid dynamics and live-action-CG integration in my first year of studies at Billy Blue College of Design. Artists such as Pierre Magnol and Miguel A. Salek have inspired me through their beautiful works.


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