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Sergiu Lupse

Video Editor / Animator

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Freelance Video Editor & Animator at Self-Employed
Studied Cinematography and Film Production at Babes-Bolyai University
Studied Experimental Film and Design at National Art University of Art, Bucharest, Romania
Studied Photography and Film at Art and Design University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Media Production
Joined September 23, 2021



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I'm a video editor and animator with over 13 years of experience working professionally in film, animation and print. My work ranges from illustration, to 2D and 3D animation, to film, to game development. My passion lies in being part of engaging projects where i can apply my skills in visual development. I prefer work on remote part-time and full-time projects.
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Nov 2004 – Present
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Freelance Video Editor & Animator
Providing services varying from video editing, 3D modeling, 2D/3D animation, film titles and visual FX: - Animated 2d logos for 7Pace, HCF, Chamaeleo - Designed the concept and style for 3d promo animations for FICT - Transilvania International Book Fair 2014-2017 - Worked closely with a client on previz and a 3d animated presentation of anti-corossive solution for tubing - Responsible for the visual identity of BIDFF 2017 - Bucharest International Dance Film Festival - Wrote & directed "Absent", directed "Our Father", 2 award winning short films, that premiered internationally - Edited promotional materials for motivational speaker Mel Cutler's youtube channel - Storyboarded, created assets and animated a 2 min. 2d animated promo for, a real estate platform - Worked on a 3 min. 2d animation about raising awareness on Nonverbal Learning Disability for the "Count me in" NVLD Project
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Feb 2018 – May 2021
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Game Level Designer
- Developing the layout and the look of levels, working on game mechanics with node based scripting - Creating 2d and 3d assets for several outsourcing projects - Editing gameplay and game trailer footage
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Dec 2007 – Dec 2008
Sibiu, Romania
3d Animator / VFX Compositor
- Worked on storyboards for all in-house projects - Created the screenplay, modelled and animated BREATH - a 3D short film for "Altered Barbie" Festival - Responsible for camera tracking and match-moving, rotoscoping and creating a clean plate for a cg character - Worked directly with the client on developing a visual brief for a real estate commercial - Rigged and animated the character for the real estate commercial
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TV Bistrita
Jan 2006 – May 2006
Bistrita-Nasaud, Romania
3d Animator / Video Editor
- Worked closely with the Executive Producer on the Visual Branding for the TV Station - Responsible for shooting green screen plates, cleaning and placing the talent on a digital BG - I was responsible for designing the look and the style of the Promos used during live - In charge of writing / directing several commercials that aired on the TV Station
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Funky Business
Feb 2004 – Jun 2004
Bucharest, Romania
Graphic Designer
- I worked closely with the product managers, copywriter and clients. - Created 3D visual for several BTL events - Designed brochures for beauty products for VICHY and Ad'OR event - Developed concepts for print Ads and posters
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Sep 2001 – Feb 2002
Bistrita-Nasaud, Romania
Art Director
- I was in charge of branding design for an architecture and landscaping company
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Jun 1999 – Sep 1999
Bistrita-Nasaud, Romania
Graphic Designer
- I was responsible for re-branding the visuals for the in-house website - Worked closely with clients on developing a visual brand
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Babes-Bolyai University
Oct 2011 – Jul 2014
BFA, Cinematography and Film Production
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National Art University of Art, Bucharest, Romania
Oct 2003 – Jul 2005
MA, Experimental Film and Design
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Art and Design University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Sep 1999 – Jul 2003
BFA, Photography and Film