James Sidletsky

James Sidletsky

Assistant Professor at University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Jim Sidletsky teaches Media Arts at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Jim earned his Master of Fine Arts from the Savannah College of Arts and Design and his Bachelors of Fine Arts from James Madison University. His own work specializes in the creation of 3D Modeling and Texturing hard surface objects, characters and environments. Most recently, Jim has worked on an NFT collection and subsequent trailer for the ResQ Project; whose purpose is to raise funds for sheltered companion animals. Jim also wrote and directed the short animated film; The Ghostly Lovers of Fripp Island, the first in a series of ghost stories based on Low Country tales and lore. Jim contributed 3D modeling and visual effects work to the television series Dead by Midnight Y2K, by You42 productions.

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