Portfolio Reviews I


June 23 @ 6 pm CET |Free

Language: Serbian

In this session, artists from two established gaming companies, Nordeus and 3Lateral will provide feedback on five portfolios submitted by young artists. Going through the selected portfolio works of the participants, commenting, giving feedback and knowledge sharing will hopefully help them in their future careers.

Previous Sessions

Career Path Session – My job as Texture Artist

My job as Texture Artist

Speaker  Dusica Calic

Jun 8 @ 6 pm CET |Free

Language: Serbian

Your guide in this journey will be Dusica Calic from Mad Head Games.  She will share her insights into the industry and her own career path as a professional woman in gaming. She will make sure to provide you with some technical tips and tricks, but will also pinpoint valuable soft skills necessary to thrive in this competitive industry.

Creative Software Session – Organic Modeling Techniques with Zbrush

Organic Modeling Techniques with Zbrush

Speaker  Aidan Coughlan

April 29 @ 6 pm CET |Free

Language: English

If you are interested in expanding your knowledge in ZBrush, Aidan will lead you through his thought processes when it comes to exploring shapes in Zbrush. Focus will be on pushing character silhouette and appeal, as well as use of alphas for a quick textural pass of the model. Aidan will then show you how to present a model in Keyshot, using some lighting techniques so you can get nice results in no time.

Career Path Session – My job as Environment Artist

My job as Environment Artist

April 13 @ 6 – 7 pm CET |Free

Language: Serbian

If you’re interested in further exploring what Environment Art has to offer, at this session you will learn more about how to get started, which software is industry standard and how to get your portfolio ready for the job hunt. Branislav will take us through his career path that led him to the position of Environment Artist in the AAA game industry.

Creative Software Session – Exploring the Quixel Ecosystem

Exploring the Quixel Ecosystem

Speaker  Luis Cataldi

March 2 @ 6 – 8 pm CET |Free

Language: English
During this presentation Luis Cataldi, Lead Evangelist for Quixel, will share the Quixel Ecosystem and take us through the Megascans library including tools like Bridge and Mixer.


CGAcademy consists of educational content that helps students and entry-level artists work their way up in the VFX, gaming, animation and computer graphics industry. We’ll cut right to the chase with CGAcademy sessions and make sure you don’t wander off the right learning path. With their expertise, Crater Training Center team will be engaged in steering the bite-size content together with our partner network, bridging the ever-present gap between formal education and industry.

Creative Software Sessions

CGAcademy presents Creative Software Sessions with an aim to explore possibilities, tools and assets of different software used in the CG industry.

Career Path Sessions

CGAcademy presents Career Path Sessions which will put focus on introducing different professions in the CG industry.

Sessions sponsors 2021