Based in Frankfurt, Germany. Available for Freelance work worldwide.
// Contact     info (at) danielahrens.net

 

Full Breakdown below

 

…………………… SHELL – Watch the complete film here: vimeo.com/170583296 ……………………
A short film about the horrors of cancer, which I wrote, directed and produced. Besides the Character Modeling and the Animation of 5 Shots, I was responsible for all aspects involved. These include: Art Direction, Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Shading, Effects, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing and Editing.
// Software: Modo, Mari, Maya, Cinema 4D, Octane, After Effects

 

…………………… Godzilla – Fiat Commercial (MPC) vimeo.com/95819968 ……………………
Responsibilities: LookDev, Shading, Lighting and Rendering of the yellow Fiat 500 Trecking. From the raw CAD Data to the finished beauty render of the car. The LookDev was then placed into the shots and I adjusted the lighting situation to match the lighting of the footage.
// Software: Maya and V-Ray
Turntable of the car: vimeo.com/95821581
Production Company: MPC – moving-picture.com/ – VFX Sup. Andy Boyd

 

…………………… Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge – watch here:youtu.be/OkV8YrjSdx8 ……………………
Responsibilities: Lighting and Animation of both cell phones, matching client needs, as well as presenting the products with their features in the best possible way. This includes producing desired reflections and light moving across the products.I was initially booked for two lifestyle videos about the product, the film shown in the reel is a director’s cut, which used the same animations and lighting that I worked on, but with a different compositing. 
// Software: Cinema 4D, Arnold, After Effects
Production Company: The Marmalade – themarmalade.com/ – Art Direction: Julian F. Krüger

 

…………………… Tesla – “A New Light” ……………………
A 30 spec commercial that represents the Tesla Model S in a new light. I was responsible for all aspects involved. These include: Concept, Art Direction, Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Shading, Lighting, Rendering, Effects, Compositing and Editing.
// Software: Modo, Mari, Maya, Cinema 4D, V-Ray, Octane, After Effects

 

…………………… Engine (MPC) ……………………
Responsibilities: LookDev, Shading, Lighting and Rendering of the engine
// Software: Maya and V-Ray

 

…………………… Toyota Rav4 (Barbecue Design) ……………………
Responsibilities: Modeling, Texturing, Shading, Lighting and Rendering of a stylized city, which was used the background for the commercial
// Software: Cinema 4D and Octane

Production Company: Barbecue Design – barbecue-design.de/ – Art Direction: Rüdiger Chmielus

 

…………………… Tower of Babylon Trailer ……………………
Responsibilities: All aspects involved to create the full CG Shot. This includes creating the earth and compositing the whole shot: Modeling, Texturing, Shading, LookDev, Lighting, Animation, Compositing, Editing
// Software: Modo, Cinema 4D, Octane, After Effects

 

…………………… Phillips – Web Product World for Disney Lights ……………………
Responsibilities: LookDev, Shading, Lighting and Rendering of the room, where the products are distributed. This includes lighting and mood situations for different worlds in the room, that come to life when featured.
// Software: Cinema 4D, Vray
Production Company: The Marmalade – themarmalade.com/ – Art Direction: Julian F. Krüger

 

…………………… Buderus Bot Commercial – watch here: youtu.be/hTi0FBdGSJg ……………………
Responsibilities: Modeling, Texturing, LookDev, Shading and Lighting of the Bot as well as the Drone.
// Software: Modo, Houdini, Mantra
Production Company: Fifty Eight Animation – fiftyeight.com/ – VFX Sup. Andy Chlupka

 

…………………… Fiat Packshot (MPC)……………………
For this Fiat commercial I took my LookDev from the previous Fiat Godzilla Commercial and developed a studio lighting setup for a white background car packshot. I then took the provided CAD data of the white Cabrio and matched the shading and lighting to product reference.
// Software: Maya and V-Ray
Production Company: MPC – moving-picture.com/ – VFX Sup. Andy Boyd

 

…………………… Crystal -Free project files and full animation here: vimeo.com/114965009 ……………………
A personal project, which ended up as the official splash screen for Octane Version 2.xx. The projects files are available to download for free.
// Software: Debrismaker V2, Cinema 4D, Octane, After Effects