Michael  Uguccioni

Michael Uguccioni, B.Sc

Adjunct Faculty Member

William Rolland Art Center 211

Office Hours: Fall 2019 - Tuesday's 6:00 to 9:20PM - (09/04 - 12/11)


Michael Uguccioni has been teaching Visual Effects, Animation and Motion Graphics for eleven years at California Lutheran University.  With a Bachelor of Science in Television Production and an Associate of Applied Science in Audio Visual Production, he's trained a diverse group of students that are currently working in the field of MultiMedia.

Uguccioni's career is vast with well over twenty years of industry experience in Feature Film and Television Production.  His most recent work includes several academy award nominated films. The Revenant (2015), American Sniper (2014), American Hustle (2013), Zero Dark Thirty (2012).  In addition, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007), The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Last Samurai (2003) and Armageddon (1998).

Mike currently resides in Thousand Oaks, California where he oversees the Visual Effects at Secret Weapon VFX.  When he's not working you'll probably find him snowboarding, surfing or riding Ducati’s.


Awards :  Distinguished Alumni Award - Ferris State University 2018 

Bachelor of Science : Television Production - Ferris State University 1992

Associate of Applied Science : Audio Visual Production - Ferris State University 1990


Visual Effects: Supervisor/Producer/Compositor, 2D/3D Animation, Motion Graphics, Editing

2D Software: Nuke, After Effects, Fusion, Mocha Pro, SynthEyes

3D Software:  Maya, Cinema 4D, Blender, Lightwave

Editing Software: Avid Media Composer, Resolve, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X

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