Camille is an award-winning writer and poet, Pushcart nominee, screenwriter, songwriter, Co-Founder of CG Elves, Founder of Music Elf Productions, music composer, Wikipedia editor, Marvelous Designer expert and trainer, marketing consultant, digital artist, and animal lover.
She has been writing stories since she learned how to write, and telling them since she could speak.
Camille writes fantasy, drama, sci-fi, action adventure stories and scripts for kids, teens, and adults. (As well as some R-rated horror stories).
Writing has always been her passion and this year she is finally able to write full-time.
With 10, Camille started her own successful business and excelled at doing door-to-door sales.
When she was 12, she won her first writing contest and was published in all the major online publications including Associated Content (a Yahoo News content partner) and dozens of authority websites. Examiner even offered her a writing job (but was too young to accept it).
Her mother trained her from age 12 on SEO, web development, online marketing, and advertising. Camille quickly learned to dominate the 1st page of Google.
Before turning 13, Camille became an Elite Facebook Application Developer for a virtual gifting app she made, founded the first largest cat lovers group on Facebook, and taught English at a Dominican School.
With 15, Camille became a Wikipedia editor, wrote SEO articles for the largest Canadian Gourmet food importer, and worked writing educational content and creating activity sheets for a large science for kids website.
For a year she self-taught herself visual effects (After Effects, Red Giant plugins, Particle effects, Chroma Keying etc), video editing, 2D animation, Photoshop and advanced photo-manipulations, 3D programs, 3D rendering, music production, sound editing and sound design.
With 16, Camille created music with virtual instruments and founded the indie record label Music Elf. (You can listen to her music here: soundcloud.com/music-elf )
That year, she also produced a professional Audiobook from one of her children’s stories.
By the time Camille was 17, she had gained hands-on experience hiring and managing her own employees including supervising them, time management, creating training materials for them etc.
Last year, Camille created the highly acclaimed, first online training program for Marvelous Designer 3D dynamic cloth simulation software and Co-Founded CG Elves. CG Elves’s clients include some of the biggest game and film studios and leading artists. Over 30,000 artists have taken her courses.
Additionally, she ran Facebook ad campaigns for her business and helped design high-converting ad creative and sales letters.
Camille loves consulting businesses and coming up with creative marketing ideas. Over the last two years, Camille has consulted CEOs of some of the biggest software companies on how to improve their products and develop better marketing strategies.
To learn more about Camille Kleinman and read her biography, visit CamilleKleinman.com
Camille Kleinman Training Reviews:
"CG Elves contains some of the best training I’ve seen. Short, straight forward tutorials that focus on tasks we need to master as artists. It doesn’t get much better than this training for Marvelous Designer." – Ryan Kingslien – first product manager of ZBrush, founder of ZBrushWorkshops and UArtsy, Certified ZBrush Instructor.
"Mastering marvelous designer is an excellent course that guides you step by step in learning one of the key sofwares in any character modeling pipeline when it comes to the creation of realistic clothing.
Starting from the basics of the sofware, the course gradually introduces you through detailed video tutorials to the creation of piece of clothing of increasing complexity, in particular the workshop tutorials and theme exercises are extremely useful to anybody who wants to achieve realistic looking clothing and garments." – Alessandro Baldasseroni, Character Artist – Riot Games
"CG Elves’ Marvelous Designer Training Program is the most complete resource to learn Marvelous Designer. It provides a soft learning curve that gets you from learning the basics of the software to creating your own 3D clothing in a matter of hours.
As a professional user that needed to learn MD5 quickly, this program got me up to speed with industry standards quality in less than a week. I highly recommend it !"
– Vincent Ménier, Character Artist at Nordeus.
Former Character Modeler at Illumination MacGuff and Unit Image.
Sculpted numerous collectibles for Disney, Warner Bros. and The Simpsons.
"That’s really what I was looking for. I knew (MD) a tiny bit before, but I was mad each time I used it, nothing were working etc, it was so frustrating. By following the course, I was able to quickly create belivable cloths for my characters (within 1st week). Highly recommended for artists !" – Arthur Gatineau, Character Artist, www.arthurgatineau.com
"CG Elves has the most extensive tutorials on Marvelous Designer that I`ve ever seen! The quality of the courses are amazing. I definitely recommend this for anyone trying to learn Marvelous and the art of Cloth making, specially if you’re in the game industry like myself." – Glauco Longhi, Character Artist at Naughty Dog, www.glaucolonghi.com
Name: Camille Kleinman
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: CG Elves
Occupation: Screenwriter and Songwriter