EDUCATORS

Finnian MACMANUS

Freelance Concept Designer -

Clients list includes : Disney / Industrial Light and Magic / Paramount Pictures / Lucasfilm / 20th Century Fox / EA Games / Apple / Sony Playstation / Volta / Microsoft...

Projects includes : Avatar Sequels / Jungle Cruise / Lion King / Ad Astra / Pacific Rim / God of War / Transformers: The Last Knight / Rogue One...

Finnian MacManus is a concept artist active in the films and games industry. Inspired by several artists, including Steve Burg, Finnian is able to create works of high visual quality very appreciated worldwide.

Son of an artist (his father was a painter, designer and landscape designer) he began very early to become familiar with the world of design, at first traditionnal, then digital where he produced lots of his favourite setting, Science Fiction. Finnian enrolled at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California in “Entertainment Design” before becoming a professional. 

He is now working on AAA productions around the world with the top industry from both video game and the film industry. Finnian also dedicates himself to the exhibitions of his works. Many times this talented artist has exhibited his works in international collectives such as Cosmosys, Heartsurge, The Luminarium, Intrinsic Nature and Depth Core, as well as Concept art Conventions like IAMAG, Brainstorm and more.

VR modeling & Environment Design Courses

This will be a 2 week class. 

10 days with Finnian, from 9AM to 6PM in the classroom. 

VR courses will include Medium and Gravity Sketch software introduction and training.

Students will learn the best tools from the two sofwares, mastering a great workflow for production while creating immersive and functional environments that will drive the player or viewer into the story.

Instructor will talk about his thought process on creating an image for AAA studio, his use of shape, form, color and light to meet his goal.

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