Kirsten Dale Pretorius
- North Shore New Zealand
- [email protected]
Archery, Hunting, Wildlife, Scuba Diving, Underwater Photography, Photography, Hiking, Flyfishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Kayaking.
Name: Kirsten Dale Qualifications:
1. Diploma in 3D Computer Animation - Merit Award2. Graduate Diploma of Advanced 3D Productions - Merit Award, Industry Award for Compositing Das Tub Professional Experience:
8 years in the television industry with main focus on filming outdoor and studio shoots, post production was done on Avid.
3 of those years I owned my own company subcontracting to South Africa's largest broadcasters - Multichoice.
2 years head of design engineering at a mechanical engineering company, utilising Solidworks 3D CAD Design Software.
Medical 3D anatomy simulation for a Natural Health Company, utilising Autodesk Maya. CORE SKILLS:- Advanced Rendering (currently Mental Ray)- Advanced Texturing &Shading
- Advanced Photography- Compositing- Color &Image Theory- Digital Sculpting- Maya Embedded Language- Operating systems &modifications- Production theory & pipeline development- Rigging- Studio introduction & indentity creation- Storyboarding & Animatic creation- Tracking / Intergration- Fedora-Linux OS Phone: 021 0296 1214Email: [email protected]: I have New Zealand Permanent Residence Status.Specialties:
Photography, Environment Design, 3D Modelling & Texturing using Maya, Photoshop, Z-Brush, Vue 7 xStream, Solidworks 3D CAD Design Software, Camera man & Editor - Avid, Compositing - Nuke, Fedora - Linux
3D Medical Simulations
It was my goal to create an entity that could provide a 1st class service to the broadcast industry of South Africa.
From concept to filming and post production to delivery.
“I was one of Kirsten's tutors at Media Design School. He is always very professional and is a great guy to have around. He is focused and constantly strives to create the best work he possibly can. The standard of his work is very good and this was demonstrated with a well executed showreel. I would recommend Kirsten to any position that suits his skill set without any hesitation.”
This letter serves to confirm that KIRSTEN PRETORIUS worked at “ThePostBox” from 1 May 2005 – 19 Feb 2007.
During this time he worked on the following projects:* NOKIA Face of Africa* Idols South Africa* Idols Nigeria* Survivor South Africa* MK89* Stook* Fliek Fix* Go Live (Angel’s Song Music Video, Sports Illustrated)* Mnet 20th Birthday Bash* Temptations South Africa* Temptations Nigeria* Studio 53* Take 5/Rage* Channel GO* GO Summer Tour* Cool Runnings underground comedy* Various John Vlismas EditsI have had the pleasure of knowing Kirsten Pretorius for 3 years. He is an intelligent, capable, dedicated and personableperson who proved himself reliable with an excellent sense of responsibility.He’s work ethics showed persistence and he could be trusted with project deadlines.I wish him well in all his future endeavours.Yours TrulyKEVIN BENTZThePostBoxSole Proprietor
Graduated with Merit Award and recieved the Industry Award for Compositing and Keying in Das Tub.
NZQA - Lvl 7
Graduated with a Merit Award.
NZQA - Lvl 6