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Digital Animation / 3D Artist (After Effects) 2022 Demo Reel
The Demiurge
The TCG Bros Intro
Northern Bend Cinematic – Storm on the Great Lakes

The students at Ferris State University and I worked with the Grand Rapids Public Museum in this ship driving game that is also a guided tour and an interactive exhibit still in development. The player is playing being a ship captain on the Great Lakes of Michigan in the 1900’s.

After Effects Demo Reel
Earth Layers Geology Earthquake Diagram

Jun 15 Geology 2008 Made in Maya An animation of the Earths layers and tectonic plates.

Purple Cells

This video was made for the Michigan Mograph Mondays group in Royal Oak Michigan. It was made in After Effects and the 3D models were made in Maya. More at www.BrandVMotionGraphics.com

Game Review Breakdowns

Russian Game Maya, After Effects, Photoshop, Vue I decided I wanted to do a video game briefing screen, so I came up with this.  I first planned it out in detail, then I had some components before hand but the rest was specifically for this project. The Ice Glaciers and mountains were done in a […]

WireframeCity

This wired city is a made up one with the Detroit Renaissance Center, 225 Liberty Street, and a few custom buildings with an office and hospital. More art can be seen at www.BuildingsInGames.com and at www.BrandonVolpe.com

Maya Dynamics Reel
Chicago: Second City Cinematic

This project was inspired by the new upcoming game, “Watch Dogs” by Ubisoft. This is partly accurate but my own version of the present City of Chicago. Breakdowns: All of the shading, lighting and blue textures were made by me in 3ds Max and After Effects. I made the zones and plots using the website […]

D.C. Under Attack
Interactive Websites
Tennis

Jul 2 Tennis 2009 Made in Maya, After Effects The shot that broke the camera in a tennis accident was made in Maya and After Effects.

Scarface Intro
Raid Credits

Nov 15 2007 Poker Raid Credits Made in Maya, After Effects, Photoshop I made the ending credits for the director for this poker based movie called Raid.  I made a Texas Hold ’em theme animation and later did a rendition of it for the animated ending credits of an independent movie called “Raid”.  Working with […]

Poker Texas Hold Em

Nov 15 2007 Poker Raid Credits Made in Maya, After Effects, Photoshop I made the ending credits for the director for this poker based movie called Raid.  I made a Texas Hold ’em theme animation and later did a rendition of it for the animated ending credits of an independent movie called “Raid”.  Working with […]

Mt Dew Mountian
Halloween
Escalade Car Commercial
Detroit Laser
CSI Miami
Car Pontiac Sunfire
Vegas Pinball

Vega-Pinball_1_1.mp4

Santas Lil Nuggets

May 8 2009 Santa Lil Nuggets Original Date December 2008 Made in Maya, After Effects Some Chocolate treats just in time for Christmas, done with Maya and Photoshop. A Holiday project done mostly in Maya and After effects.  I started out looking at the storyboard sketches and then making the individual shots. There were 6 […]

Russia Game Briefing

Russian Game Maya, After Effects, Photoshop, Vue I decided I wanted to do a video game briefing screen, so I came up with this.  I first planned it out in detail, then I had some components before hand but the rest was specifically for this project. The Ice Glaciers and mountains were done in a […]

Pizza Hut Website
Pixar Re-Creation
Motorola Moto Phone

Oct 9 2008 Razr Phone Made in 3ds Max, Vray After Effects This was an interesting project that was done mostly with 3ds Max and After Effects. A phone commercial I did.  Based on tutorial internet sensation Andrew Kramer.  The phone is a 3D model that I bought.  I rendered and did the lighting in […]

Mars City

July 18 Mars 2009 Finished in After Effects using Maya, Vue, and Photoshop.

Mac Scroller Website
Planet Earth – Brandon Volpe DVD Intro
ESPN-Sports-Red-Wings
ESPN-Sports-Red-Wings-Breakdowns
3D Artist Demo Reel
Vinyl Record 4k
Countdown to New Year
Futuristic HUD
Mercedes Dashboard
Los Angeles Riptide Coca Cola Field
Frog Invasion Games HD Logo
Bose Head Phones 360 wireframe
Playstation 3 Installer

PS3 After Effects, Illustrator I had an idea to create a Playstation gaming console installation video after seeing one for the product.   Then I planned it out on paper and did it.  All of the components were made in Adobe Illustrator from reference photographs that I took.  

Robbery Heist D.B. Cooper
Winter Scene in the Unreal Engine

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VR Virtual Reality [Unreal Engine] Haunted Mansion Movie

The Video part of a project I worked on as a part of a class at CGMA online with Clinton Crumpler.

Chevrolet Cruze Unreal Engine Car Configurator

This is a car configurator for the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze built in Unreal Engine 4. It uses an HDRI Skydome, custom paint materials and custom made vegetation made with Speedtree and I used rail clone as well. It took me 2 weeks to do all the assets, shaders, cameras, lighting except the car geometry which […]

Unreal Engine – The Fox Theatre in Detroit in HD

This was modeled in 3ds Max and textured and rendered in Marmoset using its new Physical Based Shaders feature (PBS) and then imported into Unreal Engine 4. It took about 1 month. View more videos like this can be seen at www.BrandonVolpe.com I did all of the modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering and all of the […]

CryEngine 3 – Warehouse Dirty Brick

This project was inspired by the brick factory in the movie “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” While using modular textures and building the geometry from those in 3ds Max I used Photoshop and dDo to create 2 UV maps, each 4096×4096 and then added dirt layers to them later. Check out the entire project at www.BrandonVolpe.com […]

Cry For Speed: “The Fun” – Desert Level

Recommended to watch the HD Video at 1080p … MORE @ http://www.cryforspeedthefun.com/ Made by Brandon Volpe affiliated with Frog Invasion Games Level and Environment by Brandon Volpe Buildings and structures were from the CryEngine SDK Road textures from CGtextures modified by Brandon Volpe Plants and brush is from Vue modified by Brandon Volpe Cop car […]

Cry For Speed: TheFun – Winter Level

Recommended to watch the HD Video at 1080p … MORE @ http://www.cryforspeedthefun.com/ Level and Environment made by Brandon Volpe affiliated with Frog Invasion Games Road textures from CGtextures modified by Brandon Volpe Music is an original Brandon Volpe track made with Acid Pro All props buildings, structures and props like the rocks, pebbels, ice burgs […]

Chicago: Second City Cinematic Intro

This project was inspired by the new upcoming game, “Watch Dogs” by Ubisoft. This is partly accurate but my own version of the present City of Chicago. Breakdowns: All of the shading, lighting and blue textures were made by me in 3ds Max and After Effects. I made the zones and plots using the website […]

CryEngine CryCity Cinematic

Artist: www.BrandonVolpe.com A small independent trailer of how a city simulator would look like with Today’s graphics. Along with this trailer is a breakdown show to display the inter-workings of how this project was built and designed in CryEngine 3 by Brandon Volpe.

2013 Ford F150 Breakdown

The making of my video car commercial for a personal project I completed just recently this December. Here is a link to the final video. http://youtu.be/SAJfI13ANWI Music was premade by Sony’s Acid Pro’s Artist named Leo Cavallo with the song named “Just So You Know” and also slightly modified by Brandon Volpe. All video images […]

2013 Ford F150

A short video showing off the new 2013 Ford F150. It is in a desert environment and blue skies made in Vue and World Machine. Car animation and shaders were done in 3ds Max. The entire scene was rendered out in passes using Vray’s Active shade render at about 25min. per frame as opposed to […]

HeadQuarters of Crytek in CryCity

This is a trailer for a game called CryCity made in CryEngine 3. It is inspired by SimCity 2000 but with TODAYS Graphics using Cryteks powerful Real Time Game Engine. This modern city environment was made using 3ds Max, Maya, Photoshop, and CryEngine 3. I call it CryCity. I have worked hard on this project […]

Italian Pizzeria

I used CryEngine 3 to make this Italian flag cloth simulation. I took about 1 week to make. The Pizzeria “Famous Original Rays Pizza” is sort of a joke from the TV show Seinfeld where Kramer is at the 1st and 1st streets intersection(The Nexus of the Universe) It’s a New York thing. (Clue: there […]

iPhone Comerica Park

iPhone Maya, AutoCAD, 3ds Max,After Effects, Photoshop, Nuke October 10 2009 All video footage was of me in front of the camera and planned by me. Stadium model, textures, lighting, rendering, compositing entirely done by Brandon Volpe. After seeing an HP commercial on TV I wanted to do a similar commercial for the iPhone. I […]

iPhone

Oct 10 2009 iPhone Maya, After Effects, Photoshop Similar to the HP computer commercial.  After seeing an HP commercial on TV I wanted to do a similar commercial for the iPhone. I based this project on that concept. I started out planning the movements on paper with pictures.The green screen that was outside to get […]

Bose Headphones

Bose Noise Canceling Headphones Maya, 3ds Max, Vray, Photoshop January 25, 2011 These Headphones were modeled in Maya and then imported into 3ds Max for lighting and rendering. After 7 or 8 custom passes it was then put into After Effects for compositing. Rendered out into Quicktime format and ready for a TV commercial or […]

Vietnam Chopper
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Bubble Pop Game
Audi R8 (360)

Sep 9 2009 Audi R8 Made in 3ds Max, Maya, Nuke, After Effects, Photoshop Original Date: Jan 18 2009 This is a sweet sports car.  I used 3ds Max and Maya to model the freeway and environment, except the car, that was a pre made model.  I got the basic model data and then took […]

Baseball Solitaire
Countdown
Texturing and Modeling a Next Gen Building – 01 Introduction To Project

Texturing and Modeling a Next Gen Building 01 Introduction To Project – Texturing and Modeling a Next Gen Building Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmJnE… This is a set of tutorials for creating a Next Gen Building. Check out all of our tutorials and in game screenshots of buildings and more… at www.BrandonVolpe.com The Building is The Fox Theatre […]

Modular Building (Rail Clone)
Casino Vault Robbery
Frog Invasion Games Demo Reel
Back to the Future 2 in Stereoscopic 3D
Conquer And Command Mars

Made in Unity by Brandon Volpe. www.BrandonVolpe.com

Time-laps Candy Corn

Candy Corn Texture in Substance Designer by Brandon Volpe. More at www.BrandonVolpe.com

Time-laps Basketball Texture

Basketball texture in Substance Designer by Brandon Volpe. More at www.BrandonVolpe.com

Ammo Crate Timelaps

More art at www.BrandonVolpe.com

Making Low Poly Trees

ATTENTION: CryTool Plug-ins directions picture at this link (Not in video) http://www.brandonvolpe.com/Forums/Cr… Above is how to set up your CryTool Plug-ins This is part 3 of 3 tutorials for creating low poly trees then importing them into Cry Engine 3. part 1 http://youtu.be/btRPMH_OlXs part 2 is editing the geometry in 3ds max http://youtu.be/Q7uUbTuLsHA part 3 […]

Making Low Poly Trees and Importing into CryEngine3 Part 2

This is part 2 of 3 tutorials for creating low poly trees then importing them into Cry Engine 3. part 1 http://youtu.be/btRPMH_OlXs part 2 is editing the geometry in 3ds max http://youtu.be/Q7uUbTuLsHA part 3 is importing them into CryEngine3. http://youtu.be/pDOFxcBqfHE

Making Low Poly Trees and Importing into CryEngine3 Part 1

This is part 1 of 3 tutorials for creating low poly trees in Tree[D] and then in: part 1 http://youtu.be/btRPMH_OlXs part 2 is editing the geometry in 3ds max http://youtu.be/Q7uUbTuLsHA part 3 is importing them into CryEngine3. http://youtu.be/pDOFxcBqfHE

PSA 30 sec Short Drunk Driving
Fox Theatre Breakdowns
Comerica Park

Opening Day in Detroit AutoCAD June 15 2008 Here is one of my favorite architectural renderings.  I had the idea and I accomplished it by going to the stadium, watching the games, and using photos that my dad took of the stadium when he worked as an electrician while the ballpark was being built.  I […]

Briefcase
Game Environment Art Demo Reel
Automotive 3D Demo Reel
Graphic Design Demo Reel
User Interface Demo Reel
3D Artist Demo Reel Breakdowns
Audi R8

Sep 9 2009 Audi R8 Made in 3ds Max, Maya, Nuke, After Effects, Photoshop Original Date: Jan 18 2009 This is a sweet sports car.  I used 3ds Max and Maya to model the freeway and environment, except the car, that was a pre made model.  I got the basic model data and then took […]

Pauls Pool Trick Shots

Paul s Pool Trick Shots Staring Paul Richmond in Paul Richmond’s Sports Basement. This is a short video starring Paul Richmond.  He does some of his trick shots on the pool table in his sports basement.  He’s my neighbor and a good man.  My favorite shot is the quarter in the glass, and the introduction […]