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Oliver Ma

Visual Effects Artist / Post Production Professional

Sydney, Australia
Oliver Ma (OVERACTIVATE) is a visual effects artist and post production professional based in Sydney, Australia. He is passionate about visual development for all forms of storytelling ranging from film and animation to games and interactive media.

With a keen eye for detail and technical abilities to realise visually complex ideas, his work focuses on digital compositing, lighting, rendering, colour grading and non linear editing.

Software capabilities:

• Digital Compositing: After Effects, Fusion, NUKE and Photoshop
• Modelling: Cinema 4D, Maya and ZBrush
• Motion Capture (MoCap): Blade and MotionBuilder
• Rendering: RenderMan
• Colour Grading: DaVinci Resolve
• Non Linear Editing: Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro and Premier Pro

Work Experience

Radical Orange

Editor / Colourist

• Edited commercials, documentary and web series in Premier Pro
• Colour graded RED Epic Dragon 4K RAW footage in DaVinci Resolve
• Animated title sequences and motion graphics in After Effects
January 2015 - June 2015 Australia


Video Journalist

• Filmed and edited monthly talk show at the Powerhouse Museum
• Filmed and edited interviews of entrepreneurs and changemakers
• Animated title sequences and motion graphics
June 2014 - December 2014 Sydney, Australia


Online Team Member

• Handpicked and quality checked products for online customers
• Assisted in deli and fresh produce departments
November 2011 - February 2014 Melbourne, Australia


UNSW (The University Of New South Wales)

Media Arts (Honours) / Education (Secondary)

March 2014 - Present Sydney, Australia

Monash University

Communication Design (Multimedia & Digital Arts)

February 2011 - November 2013 Melbourne, Australia


English (Native),
Chinese (Native),