Rafael Dániel Zubán
CEO – RAFILM
Short Curriculum Vitae:
I am currently dealing with 3D, VFX and 3D SCAN tasks, pipeline consulting and development. My main areas of profession include on-set and studio supervising, short film CGI production design, 3D scan, rendering, compositing, optical and processing RnD.
I worked as a Lead of Photo Scanner Unit / Division and developed Digic’s 3D scanning pipeline. I planned the pipelines, supervised and managed the jobs for the scan team.
I also took part in the development of many new technologies in 3D scanning, Photogrammetry, and Photometry area. In part-time, I work as a VFX and 3D consultant.
In the last 15+ years, I have been working as a 3D generalist, vfx supervisor and compositor on film/commercials. I also worked on internationally recognized and DIGIC full CGI films. One of the most important examples of these productions is the Blade Runner 2049 and from the CGI intros, I was involved in raising the visuals of the Assasin Creed series, Call of Duty CGI films, and Netflix – Love, Death & Robots. During my professional career, I have worked on several major Hungarian award-winning films and hundreds of 3D animated commercials. Among my indirect customers, I produce materials for the biggest brands and the largest agencies and film studios in Hungary, with a strong network of contacts with top professionals.
I have professional production experience in 3D design, implementation, scanning, rendering, lighting, compositing, modelling, basic animation and on-site film supervising areas. Supported by medical and biotechnology studies backgrounds. In recent years, I have mainly been involved in the works as a senior and consultant.
Currently: Maya / Arnold / Nuke / Zbrush / Photoscan / Capturing Reality / Modo / Photoshop
Program learning skill: Easy learning any 2D or 3D graphics or engineering program.
Education, Language, Driving License:
I graduated from the medical school in biotechnology, my thesis focused on “the practical connectivity of 3D graphic programs and medical 3D programs”.
Driving License: B (1997-), English C intermediate (2005), German basic level. ECDL.
Professional chronology, jobs:
2019 dec –
RAFILM VFX – CEO – 3D, SCAN, VFX consultant
2014 szept – 2019
Lead of Photo scanner Unit – DIGIC PICTURES – Unit founder, Professional and complete division leader, RnD. Participating in several big and award-winning productions. Producing scanners for external large-scale films and series, mostly for foreign, partly Hungarian productions. Learning Real Time and VR.
Shot / Render TD – DIGIC PICTURES – 3D Scene Layer and Arnold Rendering Pipeline Supervision with Basic Composite
2012 – 2019
3D-VFX consultant – Zinemath – Z-lense, Z-Key, Z-med – Deliver solutions for VFX issues, developing
2008 – 2013
VFX supervisor – POST EDISON – After 2008 I was responsible for designing and executing 3D and composite solutions for three award winning Hungarian films and VFX solutions for smaller films. From 2008 to 2012, I was the director of the animation department, and trained newcomers
3D/VFX Specialist, lead compositor – POST EDISON – From 2004 I became the 3D generalist of Post Edison Kft. During the nine years spent here I took part in the production of nearly a hundred commercials.
1998 – 2001
In the first years of graphic design, I had complete printing preparation and other DTP tasks. At this time I have designed and edited or integrated several websites.
My 3D Graphic Work started in 2001 for small advertising agencies, photorealistic products and abstract design.
2005 – Master Degree – BSC
Theme: 3D animation and visualization in biotechnology and biochemistry
2002 – 2005
University of Pécs – Biologist laborant and biotech operator
2000 – 2001
University of Pécs – Physics degree
1997 – 2002
University of Pécs – Medicine