CV

TAN Pang Ren

pangren@gmail.com · http://www.livingillusions.wordpress.com

WORK EXPERIENCE
Tiny Island Productions                                                                                      Singapore
Senior Animator                                                                                                                           Nov 13’ – Present

  • Animating for TV series project: G-fighter, creating stylistic animation and camera layouts.
  • Created python tools for animators and also for speeding up workflow within departments.
  • Acting animation lead for various episodes

Drawiz                                                                                                                    Singapore
Animator, Rigger                                                                                                                           Aug 13’ – Oct 13’

  • Animated creatures for the up and coming PS4 game Metal Gear Solid 5

Sunwoo Asia Pacific                                                                                                                Singapore
Senior Animator                                                                                                                          Jun 11’ – Nov 12’

  • Animated for TV series projects: Arpo (Korea), GON (Korea), Noonbory Season 2 (Korea) and Ted & Dory Detectives (pilot episode, France MIPTV)
  • Formulated animation style of complicated shots to supplement the team animation library
  • Assigned to take over the retakes of team members to raise the quality of the animation
  • Created episode maps for half of the episodes of GON by planning background, camera layouts, character placement and movement. This resulted in significant reduction of layout retakes among team members.
  • Guided a team of 4 to 6 junior animators to help them understand storyboards, directors’ instructions and animation pipeline tools
  • Supervised the junior animators and gave them basic retakes to refine their acting choices
  • Developed Mel and Python tools to improve animators’ workflow and to solve issues for the lighting department
  • Initiated and conducted weekly rigging workshops after working hours for colleagues to learn basic rigging skills

 

SAMG Animation Studio                                                                                                           South Korea
Animation Trainee                                                                                                                         May 10’ – May 11’

  • Animated for TV series projects: Fish n’ Chips (France) and Vroomies (Korea)
  • Recognized as the Best Trainee by Director Chung Sung, Emmy Award winner

Nanyang Technological University                                                                                         Singapore
3D Previs and 3D Generalist                                                                                                       Jun 09’ – Sep 09’

  • Created 3D pre-visualization for Vengeance + Vengeance, which won “Best Animation” at various Film Festivals

SHORT FILM
Drunken Moon, Producer and Lead Animator                                                                            Jun 08’ – Jun 12’

  • 1st Prize in TBS Digicon6 Animation and Film Awards 2012, Singapore
  • Official Selection at Singapore Short Cuts Film Festival 2012
  • Nominated “Best Animation” in Singapore Short Film Awards 2013
  • Nominated “Best Humor” in AniMazSpot 2012, Burbank California
  • Nominated “Best Debut” in TOFUZI Animation Festival 2012, Georgia

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY(in descending order)
Autodesk Maya, 3Ds Max, Python, After Effects

EDUCATION
Gobelins Masterclass Singapore, Professional Training in Character Animation                   Jun 12’
Nanyang Technological University, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Animation (Honours)     Jun 05’ – Jun 09’
City University of Hong Kong, Student Exchange Programme                                               Jan 08’-May 08’

 

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