Manuel Zapata

CG Animator / Artist



Proficient with: Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, Unity Game Engine, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

Working knowledge of : Spine,  Z-brush, Mari, 3d Coat , The Foundry's Nuke, Adobe After Effects

 Hello! I am Manuel Zapata, Animator /  Artist from Bogota, Colombia.

Currently living in the SF Bay Area and working in the Game Industry.

Graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design majoring in Computer Animation.

Co-directed the award winning short film "Tone Deaf" - a fairy tale parody with my rad friend You Na Kang.

Used to tell stories profesionally as a photographer, videographer, and video editor in Miami, FL / New York.



Art : story boarding, murals, drawing, digital painting, traditional painting, film/digital photography, video production.


Clients / Shipped Titles

Associate Animator
Contract Animator
Animator /  VFXArtist
Associate Animator

© 2019 Manuel Zapata