Meet the Judges

Meet the Judges

Under the direction of "Judges Chairman", Dom Davenport, a panel of 5 expert judges with diverse backgrounds in the CG industry and from different regions of the world will carry out the CG Whiz 2011 judging process. Together, our judges will review all the competition entries and will select the winners and runners up for both the Amateurs Category and the Young Professionals Category.

 

Winners of the Users Choice Awards will be voted for by users on our Facebook page – voting will commence on November 14th and will end on December 3rd 2011.

Meet the Judges
  • Lee Danskin Lee Danskin

    Lee Danskin

    Training Development Director, Escape Studios

    Lee Danskin

    Lee Danskin

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    Training Development Director, Escape Studios

    Lee Danskin is Escape Studios’ Maya Guru and Training Development Director. Lee has enjoyed an incredible 18-year career working on high profile projects for some of the UK’s biggest FX studios. He even had a hand in creating Maya 1.0 – the 3D package that started it all.

  • Tom Bussell Tom Bussell

    Tom Bussell

    Head of 3D, The Mill

    Tom Bussell

    Tom Bussell

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    Head of 3D, The Mill

    Tom leads the 3D team across a range of creative work including commercial projects and music videos, and regularly collaborates with the industries’ leading directors such as Walter Stern, Ringan Ledwidge and Fredrik Bond.

  • Dom Davenport Dom Davenport

    Dom Davenport

    CEO, Escape Studios

    Dom Davenport

    Dom Davenport

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    CEO, Escape Studios

    Dom Davenport is CEO and founder of Escape Studios. After graduating with a first-class degree and MA in Fine Art from Chelsea Art School where he won the Henry Moore Prize, Dom worked for leading FX studios Glassworks, Double Negative and Me company.

  • April Madden April Madden

    April Madden

    Editor, Digital Artist

    April Madden

    April Madden

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    Editor, Digital Artist

    After several years working across a number of computing, videogames and photography titles, she started creating digital art in 2008 and in the same year moved onto the Official Corel Painter Magazine, eventually becoming its Deputy Editor.

  • Paul Hellard Paul Hellard

    Paul Hellard

    Editor, CGSociety

    Paul Hellard

    Paul Hellard

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    Editor, CGSociety

    Paul Hellard is features writer, editor of CGSociety, manager of CGJobs and also helps keep digital book artists happy from his home in Melbourne.