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Borislav Petrov
Role: Instructor Maxscript

Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Specialism: MAXScript
Experience: Architecture, Film and Television
Previous Clients: Frantic Films, Sony / HyperImage


Borislav Petrov, also know as Bobo in the 3dsmax community is a visual effects technical director at Frantic Films in Winnipeg , Canada . He has also been the editor for 3dsmax's Maxscript documentation since 3dsmax5.

Bobo has over 20 years experience in the computer graphics and programming fields with over seven years of Maxscripting under his belt. He originally studied Architecture in Bulgaria and Austria and worked at first as an AutoCAD operator, later moving on to freelance architectural visualisation, a position as a 3D Artist and programmer in a multimedia studio and as a technical director at an Austrian games development company. During this period he also developed hundreds of free and commercial scripts for 3dsmax and has been a long term forum moderator on Discreets official 3dsmax WebBoard.

Recently Bobo has worked in feature film projects such as Scooby Doo 2 and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow at the award winning Frantic Films where he is employed as a lead visual effects technical director. Bobo also contributes to Frantic's software development division with work on a 3dsmax connection to their render management system Deadline and a 3dsmax connection to the Gelato production rendering system.
Bobo specialises in (and excels at) creative problem solving and artist friendly user interface development using MAXScript.

Past Projects: nTrap, Scooby Doo 2, Sky Captain and The World of Tomorow

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