Interview: Stefan Jevremovic – Realtime Visual Effect artist

Can you introduce yourself and tell us about your beginnings?

Hi, my name is Stefan Jevremovic, born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia. I make Realtime Visual Effect for games.

I was always passionate about art and games. I started playing with LEGO when I was four and playing games on my Commodore 64 when I was six. My beginning was the same as a lot of other digital artists with Windows Paint, then Photoshop. I started self-teaching 3D computer graphics in 1998. mostly for fun. Back then there were no video tutorial and in fact not many tutorials at all. Many I found online had a lot of text and few screenshots, so I had to use a dictionary to translate them.
I also spent a lot of time playing video games. That was the reason I wasn’t improving much with 3D for some time. I was teaching myself 3D until 2006. when I enrolled to the Chiron School for VFX for movies in Belgrade. This time I was learning Autodesk Maya and the courses covered Modeling, Texturing, Rendering, Lighting, basic Rigging and Character Animation. When I finished the courses I had problem deciding on which area of 3D I want to focus and specialize in.
As soon as I finished the university for Business and Management I started getting work as Freelancer focusing on Hard-surface Modeling. Most of the work I got was the leftover project from a friend. After few project I became faster and better and I was working alongside that friend on cinematic trailers for World of Battleships and World of Warplanes. Continue reading

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Dan otvorenih vrata u Eipix Academy

U petak, 8. septembra, od 18h do 21h, Eipix Academy organizuje Dan otvorenih vrata u Beogradu za sve zainteresovane za #gamedev i #gameart kurseve.

Eipix Academy, obrazovni projekat kompanije Eipix Entertainment, ima za cilj da kroz stručne i inovativne kurseve koje vode eksperti iz industrije vidreo-igara omogući sticanje praktičnog znanja neophodnog za profesionalno bavljenje digitalnom umetnošću i razvojem video-igara.

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