Dario Passariello is Head and Trainer at Digital 3D s.r.l. http://www.digital3d.it in Palermo, Italy, where he lives and works.
Since 1999, he's conducted training in 3D special effects, compositing and rendering using Autodesk 3ds Max®, Autodesk Maya®, AutoCAD®, Nvidia Mental Ray® and iRay, Autodesk Mudbox® and other Autodesk products for Media and Entertainment and ArchViz.
Dario is a Member of International Resources Committee at ACM Siggraph and President of Palermo Autodesk Animation User Group Association - AAUGA Palermo.
He’s an Autodesk 3ds Max Master, Autodesk Certified Instructor, Autodesk Approved Instructor, Autodesk 3ds Max / Design Certified Associate and Professional and in addition to teaching techniques with mental ray, Dario also teaches high dynamic range imaging (HDRI), modeling techniques, organic Sub-D, character studio and CAT, reactor and PhysX, particle flow, texturing / unwrap, animation controllers, video editing and compositing, 2D design. He was Director and BoD member at AUGI (Autodesk User Group International) for two years. He’s been a guest in different International events like Autodesk University, Siggraph, EUE end user event.
Dario won the Autodesk Design Slam during the BIM conference in Milan in October 2010.
He’s a teacher at A.N.F.E. Regionale Sicilia for 3D, Multimedia and IT technology since 2005 for European Social Fund courses. He helps users via the internet and directly at Digital 3D s.r.l. He has experience in many fields like multimedia, 3d productions, video game development and users communities. He’s working on several projects behalf of universities and companies.