Finnian MacManus
Finnian MacManus
Freelance Concept Designer
London, UK / Los Angeles, United States of America

Summary

Hello! I am a concept artist working in the film and game industries.

Past credits include the Avatar Sequels, Jungle Cruise, Ad Astra, The Lion King, Star Wars: Solo, Star Wars : Rogue One, Pacific Rim 2, Transformers: The Last Knight

My clients have included:

Disney, Industrial Light and Magic, Paramount Pictures, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment, EA Games, Apple, Sony Playstation, Microsoft , Volta, Brownbag Films, The Coalition

Teaching and Workshop experience:
Brainstorm School (Worldbuilding 3)
Art Center College of Design
Art Institute of Inland Empire
Academy of Art University San Francisco
Creativa Festival Mexico
CTN Expo Burbank

Skills

Environment DesignDigital PaintingConcept ArtConcept DesignCharacter Design3D Modeling

Software proficiency

Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
Photoshop
Photoshop
Vue
Vue
ZBrush
ZBrush
Modo
Modo
Keyshot
Keyshot
SketchUp
SketchUp
Octane Render
Octane Render

Productions

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    • Movie
      Avatar 3
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Lightstorm / 20th Century Fox
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    • Movie
      Avatar 2
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Lightstorm / 20th Century Fox
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    • Movie
      Jungle Cruise
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Senior Concept Artist
    • Company
      Disney
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    • Movie
      The Lion King
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Industrial Light & Magic
  • Capture
    • Movie
      Ad Astra
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Industrial Light & Magic
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    • Movie
      Pacific Rim: Uprising
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Industrial Light & Magic
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    • Video Game
      God of War
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Sony Santa Monica
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    • Movie
      Transformers: The Last Knight
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Industrial Light & Magic
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    • TV Production
      Watership Down
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Visual Development Artist
    • Company
      Brownbag Films
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      Shardbound
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Spiritwalk Games
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    • Movie
      Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Industrial Light & Magic

Experience

  • Freelance Concept Artist at DIsney
    May 2018 - July 2018

  • Concept Illustrator at Art Directors Guild IATSE Local 800
    Los Angeles CA, United States of America
    July 2017 - Present

  • Concept Artist at 20th Century Fox
    Los Angeles
    April 2017 - April 2018

    Concept Artist Avatar 2, Avatar 3

  • Instructor at Art Center College of Design
    Pasadena,CA
    January 2018 - May 2018

  • Instructor at Brainstorm School
    Burbank, CA, United States of America
    January 2018 - May 2018

  • Freelance Concept Artist at Paramount Pictures
    August 2017 - December 2014

  • Jr Concept Artist at Industrial Light & Magic
    San Francisco, United States of America
    June 2016 - April 2017

  • Concept Artist at Microsoft
    October 2016 - February 2017

    The Coalition through Aquent

  • Freelance Concept Artist at Brown Bag Films
    Afghanistan
    January 2016 - March 2016

    Visdev for Watership Down Tv series

  • Freelance Concept Artist at Spiritwalk Games
    January 2016 - March 2016

    Concept Art for Shardbound game

  • Freelance Concept Artist at Volta
    September 2016 - November 2016

  • Concept Artist at Sony Santa Monica
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    May 2015 - December 2015

  • Freelance Concept Artist / Matte Painter at Anthem Films
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    January 2014 - April 2014

    Nike / Under Armour Commercials