Donnie Ferguson Donnie Ferguson

Character TD
Summary of
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Passionate Character TD eager to contribute to the animation industry. Responsible worker with a proven track
record dealing with commercial, creative, and individual clients in both collaborative and self-directed settings.
Brings an attitude of exuberance, hard work and camaraderie to any project.
Programs: Maya, After Effects, Zbrush, TopoGun, Mari, Photoshop, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, Premiere Pro
Languages: Python, MEL, Processing
Animation B. F. A.
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
Expected Graduation Nov. 2015
Courses of Study Included: Visual Effects, Color Theory, Painting, Drawing, Art History, Media Theory
Graduated May 2006
Rhetoric B.A.
Cinema Studies minor
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Courses of Study Included: Creative Fiction and Non-Fiction Writing, Literature, Liberal Arts
George Street Photography | Wedding Videographer
January 2015 – Present
• Documented weddings using principles of visual storytelling and screen design
• Worked efficiently in a fast-paced environment to unobtrusively capture the wedding day
Hobbico, Inc | Video Technician
May 2011 – August 2013
• Shot, edited and created motion graphics for product promotional videos
• Worked alongside engineers and marketing professionals to maximize impact of video productions
The Art Theater | Projectionist
May 2010 – October – 2011
• Operated digital and film projection equipment
• Interacted with clientele to promote the theater and films while smelling of popcorn
“Hannah Free” | Production Coordinator
November 2008
• Recruited and managed production interns
• Obtained permits and oversaw logistics for on-location shoots
Awards &
Dean's List | Savannah College of Art and Design
• Recognized for academic excellence for five consecutive terms
President | SCAD Sketch Club
• Oversaw club meetings and promoted gesture drawing club
Official Selection | SCAD Foundation Honors Show
• Chosen to participate in a prestigious show of traditional student work
Official Selection | New Art Film Festival
• Music video “Wooden Houses” selected for film festival
“Ginny's Book of World Records” | Director, Lead Character TD
• Wrote, modeled, rigged, textured animated and composited a senior thesis film
• Recruited and managed collaborators
“Art of War” | Rigger
• Set up characters and props for keyframe animation and motion capture
Fall 2013 – Present
Spring 2014
March 2014
April 2011
September 2014 - Present
October 2014 - Present
“Day 1” | Rigger
September 2014 – January 2015
“Wooden Houses” | Director, All Roles
August 2009 – September 2010
• Rigged cartoony characters with exaggerated proportions
• Created the official music video for an independent band using 2D puppet animation
Reel &
References Available Upon Request
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