Justin Banner is a student currently enrolled at the School of Visual Arts, majoring in Computer Arts, Computer Animation, and Visual Effects. Born, raised, and currently living in New York City, he specializes in 3D digital modeling/sculpting in ZBrush and creature animation in Maya.
…alright, dropping the formalities. Hi, y’all. It’s me, the person in the picture. Where should I really begin?
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been enthralled by the realm of science fiction and the imagination. And thanks to my parents, my mother a scenic artist and my father a craftsman, I’d say my artistic upbringing has let me channel that enthrallment in a meaningful way.
It took me a while to figure out what I quite wanted to do with my life, but after seeing a few quality movies in the 2010s, I realized that making monsters for the movies, as it were, was perhaps my strongest dream — a dream I’ve pursued to this day and will continue to pursue for as long as I live.