John Aurthur Mercader
I have been practicing 3d animation and visual effects for 6 years now. i started formal training at the Ateneo De Naga university in Bicol Philippines. then after my 2nd year in the ateneo i stopped and taught computer graphics and design in one of our local highschools. after 5 months i got accepted and moved to Vancouver to continue at VFS (vancouver film school) and studied there for a year and a half. after that i got hired at relly rell studios as a freelance Character TD and Rendering Artist for their TV series City of hoops (city of hoops.com). its all freelance so i got to work at home back in the philippines. now im the Director of my own start up Animation Studio Puppeteer Studios and we now work on City of hoops full time as a full production staff, and various other short films in and out of the country. i have always had a passion for teaching and sharing my knowledge with others. so here i am today.