Cyprus Animation Association (CAA) is a local association which aims to represent professionals and artists in the disciplines of animation, motion graphics and visual effects. The association was foundd in 2018 and represents the International Animated Film Association ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation) in Cyprus, and is a member of the Federation of Animation Producers Associations (Animation in Europe) and the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF).
During the workshop, Constantinos Sophocleous will demonstrate how to capture data using Motion Capture and how he takes that animation data and cleans it using MotionBuilder. He will then export that data into Unreal Engine. He will use the Rokoko Suit that he owns.
Constantinos Sophocleous is an award-winning animator in Cyprus. He has more than 5 years of experience as an Animator in VFX Films and Games. Graduated with a Bachelors of Arts with Honours from the University of Westminster in 2016 and with Master of Science in Computer Animation from the University of Kent in 2017. His graduation film “Enslaved” won the International Motion Festival (IMF) and selected by several international film festivals. Also, he won with the talented team of One Of Us the Best Visual Effects VFX award for the film Pinocchio at David di Donatello awards (2020) in Italy and also the Best Film Award for the film Dragon Recipes directed by Maria Pavlou at AnimaFest Cyprus 2019.
He also has full professional proficiency in using Autodesk Maya,Autodesk Motion Buidler, 3Ds Max, Unreal Engine, Unity, Adobe After Effects and a variety of programs such as Python, Houdini, Autodesk Mudbox, Adobe Photoshop,, Adobe Flash, Adobe Premier Pro, and Foundry Nuke. He had taught his knowledge in Universities and from online courses. He is currently working at Electronic Arts in Birmingham on high End AAA game.