Jon Gourley - Instructor DAVE 101

Jon Gourley

Instructor DAVE 101

Jon Gourley is a professional Modeler & Lighter with 10+ years of experience. He works well under pressure to meet time-sensitive deadlines. His effective leadership, collaboration and creative thinking skills make it possible to for him to troubleshoot and solve complex problems that arise during projects. He is highly experienced in Team Leading, Lighting, Modeling, Layout, Texturing/ Shading, and Look Development and gratefully passes along this knowledge to his students.

The Flash (Modeler)
Constantine (Modeler/ Lighter)
Dogfights (Lead Modeler)
Game of Thrones (Generalist)
The Hunger Games (Lighting and Layout Artist)
Terra Nova (Lighting and Layout Artist)

Work Experience
Encore – Hollywood, CA
Zoic Studios – Culver City, CA/New York, NY
Visual Cue Studios – Orlando, FL
Ntropic – Los Angeles, CA/New York, NY
Pixomondo - Burbank, CA
Digital Domain – Venice, CA

Arizona State University, Bachelors of Arts
The DAVE School, Occupational Associates

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2012 Contributed to Emmy Award winning "Game of Thrones" episode "Valor Morghulis"
2012 Contributed to VES Award winning "Terra Nova" episode "Occupation & Resistance"
2009 Silver Telly Award: Use of Animation - Dogfights
2009 Silver Telly Award: Lighting - Dogfights
2009 Silver Telly Award: Use of Animation - Battle 360
2009 Silver Telly Award: Special Effects - Battle 360