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