Technical Director and 3D Artist
Alternate Route Studios
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 as well as abroad. In his spare time he writes articles for magazines such as: Highend Magazine, 3D World, Rendernode, Digital Production, 3D User, 3D Artisan, Graphics Live, HDRI Magazine and 3D Magazyn. In addition to magazines, Ed also writes books. His latest, "How to get a Job in Computer Animation" has enjoyed runaway success in just about every corner of the globe.
Currently Ed works as a Technical Director and 3D Artist at SAS Studio Productions, 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.
More information about Ed Harriss can be found on the web at: www.EdHarriss.com