Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Giuseppe Candido Animator at Touch Surgery

Many congratulations to Escapee Giuseppe Candido on his new job as an animator at Touch Surgery, a London (and New York City) based company that specialises in medical animation - bringing surgical procedures to life, helping to teach the next generation of surgeons their life-saving skills.

3D Animation Showreel by Giuseppe Candido at Vimeo.

Giuseppe took our animation short course at Escape Studios a few years ago, and since then has developed a career as an animator and 3D generalist.  Medical animation is still a pretty new field for animators, a departure from our traditional role as entertainers, helping instead to advance medical knowledge and surgical procedures.

About Touch Surgery
Touch Surgery is a company that builds "technologies to empower the global surgical community". "work with leading surgical minds from around the world, to map and share the language of surgery". In other words, they animate surgical procedures, to teach surgeons how to carry out complex procedures.

How do they do it?
By using "cognitive mapping techniques, cutting edge AI and 3D rendering technology to codify surgical procedures". Touch Surgery are "working toward a vision of advancing surgical care in the operating room".

What do Touch Surgery do?

Touch Surgery use Maya and ZBrush for 3D, Mental Ray for Rendering, Mari & Photoshop for texturing and Nuke for Compositing.

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