Contact:

tb_rezaei@yahoo.com

Tooba Rezaei

Highly motivated graduate in painting, illustration, Art Media and Technology with special interest in animation, illustration, and fine art.

Work Experience

2017-Illustrator at Blizzard Entertainment for Heathstone Wave2. CA-USA

2017-Concept artist and Character designer at Charlie Company. CA-USA

2017-Animator/Illustrator/colorist for a retrospective book of Big Daddy Roth's art book and animated advertisement. CA-USA

2016- Environment/Prop Concept Artist at Axis animation/Amazon studios for Lost in Oz animated series

2015-Visual Development at Duncan Studio, Pasadena-CA-USA

2015(Spring)- Teacher/ Teacher assistant- RapidViz and SketchUp for the Interior Design and Architecture Depart at College of the Canyons. Santa Clarita-USA

March 2012 - Created ten animated interstitial station identification shorts for Persian Gulf TV (Khalije fars). All design and animation by Tooba Rezaei.

November 2007-2011- Freelance designer for Company Name: Tooba (The Hague/ Netherlands)Artist/Designer working from concept development to prototype-ready products for multiple media applications including entertainment, education and custom environments.

2009-2010- Created a painting for display in the city hall of Gemeente Westland –Netherlands.

2008-2011- Animation and Illustration for physical therapy video games, SilverFit Company, Alphen aan den Rijn-Netherlands.

2008- Game board painting and design for Splotter Spellen, Rotterdam-Netherlands.

2003-2005- Saba Film Animation Studios- Illustration, in-betweening and cleanup animation, Tehran, Iran

2003- Theatre Play, make up design and play poster, Khale Ghezi, Tehran-Iran
2001- Make up design and actress for the short movie called "Women," Tehran, Iran 1995-1997- Teaching, Course title: Painting and drawing, Shahid Ghasemi School, Iran

Film Credits/Projects

2016  Animated short film '' A Sweet Dream'', writer, director, and animator. Los Angeles, USA

2016 TV shows, Amazon/Axis Studios. Lost in Oz, Environment/Prop Concept Artist

2015 Feature film, Duncan Studios,''7723'' Visual development Artist. Pasadena/ USA

2015 Short film''When Man to Man Is a Wolf''animator, Los Angeles, USA 2016

2007 Animated short film "The Legend of Snake Shoulder" Story board, illustration, costume design, dance, and animation. Netherlands

2006 Animated short film "Life is Art" Illustration and animation, Netherlands 2006 "Golden Shining Star" Storyboard, Netherlands

2005 Feature anima"The Battle of Alexander" Illustration, Tehran-Iran
2005 Animated Short film"The Fly" In-between animation, Tehran-Iran
2003-2005 TV shows "The Story of Ghazaleh" Cleanup and In-between animation, Tehran, Iran 2003 "The Journey to Distant Land" Cleanup animation, Tehran, Iran
2003- Short film"Dream" Illustration, animation, Tehran, Iran
2001- Short Film"Women" Actress,make up design,Tehran, Iran

 Public Screening/ Film Festivals

2016 Animation Day in Cannes Festival-France

2016 Hollywood International Moving pictures Film Festival-USA

2016 Pune Short Film Festival-India

2016 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival-USA

2016 Los Angeles CineFest-USA

2016 Sky Film Festival-Spain

2016 Ipiales Cine Sin Fronteras-Festival- Colombia

2016 IndiEarth Animation Film Festival-India

2016 Imaginaria Animation Festival -Italy

2016 Constantine's Gold Coin festival- Serbia

2016 Karakoy Short Film Days- Turkey

2016 Iranian Film Festival-USA

2016 International Film Awards Berlin-Germany

2016 Indiewise logo blue IndieWise Free Virtual Festival-Miami-Florida-USA

2017 IndustryBoost-USA

2017 AnimaSyros International Animation Festival-Greece

 

Painting Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2010- Star Gallery, The Hague- Netherlands

2008- Home, The Hague-Netherlands

2007- Utrecht School of Art-Holland

2006- Reading Room, Vienna-Austria

2003- Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran

Group Exhibitions

2017- Abend Gallery, Denver

2016- Abend Gallery, Denver

2016-ARTundressed exhibition in Miami, Florida

2015- Gallery at the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles

2010- Star Gallery, The Hague-Netherlands

2010- Associatie van Iraanse Studenten in Nederland

2006- Kuhn Gallery, Vienna-Austria
2006- Grune Wieden, Vienna-Austria
2005- Saba Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2003- Niyavaran Culture House, Tehran-Iran

2003- Trahane azad Gallery, Tehran- Iran

2002- Art Gallery, Tehran- Iran

2000-Art Gallery, Yazd-Iran
1998- Art Gallery, Bandar Abbas-Iran

Exhibitor

2015-2014- Comic-con, San Diego

2014-2015-2016 CTN, Burbank

Convention staff volunteer

2011-Amestredam Animation Festival(KLIK) 2010-Amestredam Animation Festival(KLIK)

2010-Holland Animation Film Festival(HAFF) 

Achievements and Awards

Award of Recognition, Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival,Short Animation, A Sweet Dream, May 2016

Best Animation, Los Angeles CineFest, Short Animation, A Sweet Dream, May 2016

Finalist, Animattion Short, Intenational Film Awards Berlin-Germany, 2016

Finalist, Animation Short, Constantine's Gold Coin festival- Serbia, 2016

Finalist, Animation Short, IndustryBoost-USA, 2017

For four years my Company in Netherlands was collaborating with a Dutch team called SilverFit. Our aim was to create the an entertainment element to fitness by making virtual reality computer games that stimulate exercise. My responsibility in these projects was to take care of all the graphics and Animations those were used in the games.

For our project we were honored with three prizes in 2009.
1-The best prizes of the European Innovative Game Award 2009) (http:// www.innovative-games.eu/)
2-The Dutch Game Award 2009(http://www.gameinthecity.nl/)
3- The Izovator award for the best health innovative game 2009(http://www.izovatoraward.nl/)

Educational Background

-January 2013-May2014:
Visual Development, Academy of Art University, San Francisco

-September 2006-August 2007:
Masters degree in European Media (Image Synthesis and computer Animation) European Media

Master of Art Graduated with honours relevant courses in Image Synthesis and computer Animation. - European Media Master of Arts in HKU (Utrecht School of Arts), the Netherlands.

-May 2003:
Short term courses training, Tehran-Iran Completed the animation courses of Saba Film Animation Studios ---

-February 1998-February 2003:
Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts, majoring drawing and painting, Tehran University of Art, Tehran- Iran

Software Skills

-Photoshop -

After Effects

-Illustrator

-SketchUp

-Painter

-Maya

-Mudbox