Florian
Tappeser

Character Animator


I love to breathe life into characters and create believable and entertaining performances with a strong focus on acting and physicality.

Portfolio

Bigfoot Family
The Queen's Corgi
Hotel Transylvania 3
Dragons: Rescue Riders
White Apartment

Contact

Contact

About Me

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I'm a creative professional with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry.

I love to tell stories and create believable and entertaining performances with a strong focus on acting and physicality.

I enjoy working in inspiring and challenging environments and I'm always eager to push a project to the next level using a combination of technical & artistic skills.

Currently based in Krefeld, Germany.

Resume / CV

Experience

Studio Kimchi
Barcelona, ES
December 2019 to present

Animator
Keyframe animation on the short film "Kafka's Doll"

nWave Digital
Brussels, BE
June 2018 to December 2019

Animator
Keyframe animation on the feature films "The Queen's Corgi" and "Bigfoot Family"

Sony Pictures Imageworks
Vancouver, CA
December 2017 to March 2018

Animator
Keyframe animation on the feature film "Hotel Transylvania 3"

Bardel Entertainment
Kelowna, CA
September 2017 to December 2017

Animator
Keyframe animation on the Dreamworks / Netflix show "Dragons: Rescue Riders"

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
Darmstadt, DE
October 2015 to November 2015

Instructor, Maya
Instructed and demonstrated intermediate level workflows in Autodesk Maya, including animation, modeling, rigging and texturing.

Skills

Well versed in
Expert level

Animating believable and entertaining performances in Autodesk Maya

Experience with
Intermediate level

RV, Motion Builder, Python, Rigging, Unreal Engine 4, CryEngine, Unity, Substance Painter, Quixel, Texturing, Rendering, Lighting, Modeling, UV Layout, 3D Coat, zBrush

Education

Expert Workshops
March 2017 - September 2017

AnimSquad Expert Workshop
Advanced animation critique with Alberto Abril and Hyrum Osmond.

B.A. Animation
September 2012 - October 2016

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
Successful completion of different student projects including animated shorts and games.