angela smaldone

angela smaldone

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First Name * angela
Last Name * smaldone
Username * angypop
Nationality italian
Languages Englishitalanfrench


Current Position lead modeler
Current Company sony


Skype angypop


  • CSC - Turin BA hons 3d animation
  • Gobelins master in production


Angela was born in southern Italy (Bari) in 1981. Her strong passion for animation and modeling led her to attend the Scuola nazionale di Cinema in Turin, where she completed her university degree in 3D animation. She then moved to Paris, where she finished her education at `Gobelins, Ecole de l`image` and started her career. After 9 years in Paris, she recently moved to the west coast, in Vancouver.

Both a CG modeler and a digital vis dev artist, coming from traditional sculpture, she`s been working for Illumination Entertainment and Sony Imageworks on movies such as `The lorax`, `Desplicable me 2`, `Hotel Transylvania 2`, and more recently as a lead modeler on `The little prince` and `Mune`, respectively presented at the Cannes and Annecy 2015 film festivals.

Angela`s addition credits include `Kirikou, les hommes et les femmes`, `The untitled smurf movie`, `Angry birds`, `Storks`, `Alice in wonderland 2` and the short films `Sunday walk` and `Frenchroast`.