MULTIMEDIA ARTIST | ANIMATOR | INTERACTIVE DESIGNER

MARC-O-MATIC

 CURRICULUS VITAELIUS 

Marc-O-Matic is an Australian Artist, AR/VR Auteur, Animator and Technologist who explores fusions between hand drawn physical Art, 3D and Immersive AR/VR Media. Transforming static drawings into elaborate Artworlds and made explorable through Virtual and Augmented Reality. His approaches to experiential Art & Storytelling have showcased internationally throughout South Korea, Japan and the US, including Siggraph Asia, South by South West, GDC and Silicon Valley's VR Association

 EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Education

2010

RMIT University, Melbourne

BA in Animation and Interactive Media

Graduated with Distinction
2017 
Lavalla Catholic College
Traralgon, Gippsland

Skilleset

Creative Direction | Development

Fine Art/Illustration | Graphic Design | Conceptual Development
Character Design 
Storyboarding | Styleboarding 

Film | Post Production

After Effects | Final Cut Pro | Audition

2D/3D Character Animation | Motion Graphics

Flash | TVPaint | After Effects | Autodesk Maya |

Mudbox | Illustrator | Photoshop |

Video Game | Interactive Design | VR | AR

Unreal Engine | Unity | Oculus/Gear VR SDK | Vuforia SDK

2009 to Present - Marc-O-Matic 
Independent Multimedia Artist

2013 to Present - Curated Content
Multimedia Designer | Animator

Qantas, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Perth Roads, EEA, AGL, Zinfra, ANZ, Impressed Juices, SEEK, Gumtree,  
Perth Main Roads, CarePlus, DET Victoria, ABS, 
Australian Children's Television Association, Monash University, JLL, Campus Living Villages, Datalabs, Investa, Harvest, Esanda.


2009 to Present - Aspin GroupMultimedia ArtistTesltra, Origin Energy, RDNS, Online Courses Australia, DET, HVAC, Green Skills, DET

 SHOWCASE 
 HISTORY 

 AWARDS &
 ACHIEVEMENTS 

2016 GDC Scholarships
Study and All Access Grant awarded to attend the International Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

2016 Film Victoria GDC Grant
Awarded International travel grant to attend GDC 

2014 PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) Offical Selection

Official selection to showcase very first Indie Game

with co-partner, Andrew Jacobs. Representing Australia’s Independant Game Industry to an International Audience.

2011 MIA Melbourne International Animation Festival'Best of the Australian Showcase'
Official selection of Animated short and highlight of the show, 'Clockwork Gentleman.'

2009 RMIT's Golden Key Society

Melbourne International Animation Festival 2011Selection to become part of RMIT’s Golden Keysociety, representing the top 15% of students with High Academic Achievements.


2009 RMIT Undergraduate Scholarship
Awarded 3 year study and financial grant to attend and complete selected bachelor at RMIT University, Melbourne

2007 Latrobe Valley Brooke Krekelburg Award

Awarded ‘Most Independant Artist’ of Latrobe Valley, Victoria

2017 Midsumma Queer Art Prize - Finalist
Finalist in Melbourne's Queer Prize 

2017 Midsumma Festival - Queertech.io
Debut of 'Pray Away Technologies.' An animated short and satire on conversion therapies and technologies used.

2016 ACMI Virtual Reality Festival
Independent VR short 'Before the Junk Age' was featured at ACMI's cinema space as part of a body of VR works accessbile to the public
 

2015 ‘We Wear Future’

VAMFF - Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

Brunswick Street Gallery
 

2015 RAW: Natural Born Artists

Melbourne Pavillion - Melbourne Artists Showcase
 

2015 ‘Somewhere Between Walking and Sleeping’

Midsumma Festival - Offical Artist Selection

Dark Horse Gallery

2015 ‘Animal Impressions’ Animals Australia

Grand Hyatt Melbourne - Charity Auction

for Sea Shephard
 

2015 ‘Imagery for Change’

Food Court Gallery, Docklands - Charity Auction

for 2gether Dogs foundation

2014 PAX - (Penny Arcade Expo)

Melbourne Exhibition Centre - International Games

Festival

2014 Gippsland Artists Exhibition

Mirboo North Gallery - ‘Hanger’s Choice Award’

 

2013/12 Drawing Exhibition

‘Brunswick Street Gallery

 

2011 Melbourne International Animation Festival

ACMI - ‘Official Selection'