Marcio Goncalves


Phone

(813) 257-3905

Email

mgoncalves@ut.edu

Address

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

CA 106

Meet Marcio Goncalves

Assistant Professor, Film, Animation and New Media

Education: 2008 Universidade Federal do Paraná, B.A.
2011 Academy of Art University, MFA
2018 McMaster University, M.A.
2018 Harvard University, ALM

Courses Taught:

FMX 213 3-D Printing and Modeling I
FMX 217 3-D Animation I
FMX 317 3-D Animation II

Career Specialties:

Márcio Gonçalves' interests include 3-D animation, motion graphics, visual effects, indie filmmaking, virtual and augmented reality, motion capture, virtual production, directing and writing for animation, film and TV.

Professional and Community Activities:

Gonçalves is a 3-D artist and indie filmmaker with more than 10 years of experience directing, animating and producing a variety of 3-D and video projects, such as TV pilots, animated shorts, advertising spots, short films, corporate videos and broadcast motion graphics. Gonçalves has worked in Brazil, Canada and the USA, and his work has been nominated and shown in international festivals around the world. Gonçalves also worked as a Maya specialist at Autodesk, being the designated specialist for premium accounts such as Disney, Pixar, ILM and Mattel. Some of his work can be seen at https://vimeo.com/marciogoncalves.

Honors and Awards:

Art Grants:

  • Brazilian Ministry of Culture (Minc) grant for the project “Dragão de Aço” (3D animated TV pilot)
  • Brazilian National Agency of Cinema (ANCINE) grant for the project “Esquadrão Jambock” (3-D animated feature length documentary) 

 

Film Awards:

  • Nominee for the Animated Short Film award at the Comicpalooza Film Festival, Houston, TX, 2017
  • Nominee for the Animated Short award in the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea, 2017
  • Nominee for the Best Animated Film award at the Stockholm Independent Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017
  • Nominee for the Animation award at the Film Egypt Festival, Cairo, Egypt, 2017
  • Nominee for the International Short Film award at the Roma Cinema Doc Festival, Rome, Italy, 2017
  • Semi-finalist for the Animation award at the Los Angeles Cinefest, Los Angeles, CA, 2017
  • Semi-finalist for the Short Animation award at the Hollywood Screening Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, 2017
  • Winner of the Best Film - Comedy award at the Epidemic Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2012
  • Winner of the Best Director - Comedy award at the Epidemic Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2012
  • Nominee for the Best Short award at the Soul 4 Reel Film Festival, Maryland, 2011
  • Nominee for the Best Film - Comedy award at the Epidemic Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2011
  • Nominee for the Best Director - Comedy award at the Epidemic Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2011

 

Educational Awards:
  • Harvard University ALM Dean's List for Academic Achievement (GPA 4.0)
  • McMaster International Excellence Award
  • McMaster Entrance Scholarship Award
  • McMaster Research Scholarship (Virtual Hamilton Project)
  • McMaster Research Scholarship (Communications Governance Observatory)
  • Academy of Art University nomination and first price awards at the Epidemic Festival 2011 and 2012
  • UFPR First Prize Award Scientific Initiation Event
  • UFPR Scientific Initiation Scholarship Award