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Ed Harriss

Technical Director and 3D Artist
Alternate Route Studios

Ed Harriss Ed Harriss has been working professionally in the computer animation industry for over 10 years. In that time he has worked in many of its different sectors: video games, special effects, commercial production, corporate animation, technical visualization, medical animation, web graphics, animation instruction, trade show graphics, magazine advertising, and much more. He has given lectures and taught classes at many different schools and conventions from coast to coast. In his spare time he writes articles for magazines such as: Highend Magazine, 3D World, Digital Production, 3D Artisan, Graphics Live, and 3D Magazyn. His most recent writing has produced a book entitled, "How to get a Job in Computer Animation" which was just recently published and its companion web site,

Currently Ed works as a Technical Director and 3D Artist at Alternate Route Studios, a production company in Raleigh, North Carolina USA. He is the president of the local Research Triangle SIGGRAPH chapter. He also produces training videos for aspiring SOFTIMAGE|XSI artists, runs one of the largest SOFTIMAGE|XSI resource sites, and teaches SOFTIMAGE|XSI over the internet via Mesmer Inc.

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