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Email: roddinthemighty@gmail.com

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Senior VFX Artist at Deep Silver Dambuster Studios based in Nottingham, UK.

Experience creating motion graphics templates for www.videohive.net → and freelance projects.

Software Knowledge

Creating real-time FX in Unreal Engine 4 & Cryengine 3.

I am extremely experienced with Adobe After Effects, proficient in using 3DS Max and Houdini.

About Me


My name is Stanislav Valov, I am currently living in Nottingham, UK. I love video games, heavy metal and delicious food!

Advanced Glow

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Hello! Apologies for the lack of updates, life’s been pretty busy! Today I’d like to share with you a neat little trick I’ve learned in After Effects for achieving really nice quality glow. The built-in glow in After Effects is okay, but it lacks enough control and it’s not very easy to composite correctly onto any background. Here’s a comparison in …

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Arcane orb – Real-time VFX tutorials

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Hello! Recently, I’ve taken an interest in trying to create some Youtube content in the form of real-time VFX tutorials, using After Effects and Unreal Engine 4. Invested a bit of money into a proper setup for a microphone and just playing around with the settings has been a ton of fun. As a big fan of Youtube and a …

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Riot Art Contest 2014 VFX Entry

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Hello! For the longest time I’ve been interested in Vfx in video games, so at the start of December, I decided to take part in the Riot Art Contest on polycount.com. The contest had 5 categories for a rule set for each one, VFX being my choice. The main point was to create 2 unique spell effects that would fit in …

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