I'm György Szeljak  aka.  Polar Bear
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PROFESSIONS

I’m a lead software engineer with a
great experience in motion picture arts and mechatronics projects. Utilizing
state-of-the-art robotics, automation solutions, embedded technologies, sensors,
programming languages and software frameworks I am focusing on data
acquisition, processing and routing for real-time controlling and creating
intuitive user interface solutions for filmmakers.

Motion Picture Expert

More than 15 years of experience in filmmaking from TV Commercials to Blockbusters, I worked as a technician, director, director of photography, editor, post-production coordinator, VFX artist, 3D animator, production manager, colorist, motion control specialist.

Lead Engineer

Computer programming, embedded systems, CAD/CAM Design, 3D Printing, IoT Devices. Mechatronics Projects, spatial sensors. These are my favourite fields.

50-50

Combining the best of booth worlds, I can create amazing filmmaking equipment from scratch and use them to create stunning video footages.

FEATURED

CINEMA ROBOT OPERATOR & ENGINEER REEL

NAB SHOW 2022 BOOTH PRESENTATION

Motion PICTURE EXPERT

Highlights of my Motion Picture Career

 Filmography 

HELL Energy 10 Years

Director, Screenplay, Editor, Colorist, Production Manager

https://www.youtube.com/embed/bARpfGErnLQ

UNIX AZMT Motor Oil

Director, Screenplay, Editor, Colorist, Motion Control, SFX Programmer

https://www.youtube.com/embed/QwYiKyrqmRU

Totalcar TV Series

Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Post-production Co-ordinator

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fYMyUFK1ywk

Dancer in the Light

Motion Control Operator (Rocket Cinema Robot)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fKNzkJlg1lA

Vodafone RaceReady

Car Camera Crane (Filmotechnic U-Crane Arm) Operator

https://www.youtube.com/embed/uTMqilDX9KY

McDonald's Fox Felix

Motion Control Operator (Rocket Cinema Robot)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/3FhR2CdwYlw

XIXO Christmas 2014 TVC

Screenplay, Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Colorist

https://www.youtube.com/embed/FTX5EMj7lcE

Karate Combat

3D Tracking Supervisor, Lead Unreal Previsualization Engineer

https://www.youtube.com/embed/zRsQpRznVUY

OMG Visuals Showreel

Director, Director of Photography, Editor, 3D Artist, VFX, Post-production coordinator, Production Manager

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7_OBkmBzfBQ
Production Type Year Role Link
Halo TV Series 2021 Motion Control Operator
Karate Combat 2020/2 Sport Series 2020 3D Tracking Supervisor, Unreal Engine Lead
Birds of Paradise Movie 2020 Motion Control Operator
Mindig TV TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
AKK Babakötvény TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
Totalcar TV S13 TV Show 2020 Post-Production Coordinator
ServiceNow TV Commercial 2020 SFX Engineer
McDonald's Fox Felix TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
McDonald's Fresh Franciska TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
Lumiere - Dancer in The Light Web Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
Karate Combat 2020/1 Sport Series 2020 3D Tracking Supervisor, Unreal Engine Lead
McDonald's Maestro BBQ Bob TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
McDonald's KitKat Ruby TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator, SFX Engineer
TV2 Love Bistro TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
Sport Szelet TV Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
LifeTilt Web Commercial 2020 Motion Control Operator
Spar KitchenAID Web Commercial 2019 Motion Control Operator
Karate Combat 2019 Sport Series 2019 3D Tracking Supervisor, Unreal Engine Lead
UNIX - AZMT Motor Oil TV Commercial Series 2019 Screenplay, Director, Editor, Colorist
Motion Control Operator, SFX Engineer
The Last Kingdom S04 TV Series 2019 Flighthead Technician
Taco Bell / Xbox TV Commercial 2019 Motion Control Operator
Terminator: Dark Fate Feature Film 2019 Motion Control Operator
Treadstone TV Series 2019 Russian Arm Operator
The Witcher TV Series 2019 Motion Control Operator
UNIX AZMT TV Commercial Series 2018 Screenplay, Director, Editor, Colorist
Hanna TV Series 2018 Cablecam Operator
Berlin Station S03 TV Series 2018 Cablecam Operator
Mars S02 TV Series 2018 Flighthead Technician
Strike Back S06 TV Series 2018 Flighthead Technician
The Spy Who Dumped Me Feature Film 2018 Russian Arm Operator
Homeland S07 TV Series 2018 Russian Arm Operator
Vodafone Race Ready TV Commercial 2018 Russian Arm Operator
Toyota C-HR TV Commercial 2018 Flighthead technician
Coop - Jó helyeken TV Commercial 2018 Motion Control Operator
K&H - Online Személyi Kölcsön TV Commercial 2018 Motion Control Operator
HiKoki TV Commercial 2018 Motion Control Operator
MOL Fresh Corner TV Commercial 2018 Motion Control Operator
Kia Stonic TV Commercial 2018 Russian Arm Operator
ByeAlex - Menned kéne Music Video 2018 Editor, Colorist
AI Motive CES PR Video 2017 Director, Editor, Colorist
HELL Energy Drink 10 Years TV Commercial 2016 Screenplay, Director, Editor, Colorist
Soproni IPA TV Commercial 2016 Motion Control Operator
Quimby - Vega Gringó Music Video 2016 Editor, Colorist
PASO - Billy Boyo Music Video 2015 Editor, Colorist
HELL Energy Drink TV Commercial 2015 Screenplay, Director, DoP, Editor, Colorist
Radics Gigi - Itt egy boldog lány Music Video 2015 Editor, Colorist
XIXO Christmas 2014 Music Video 2014 Screenplay, Director, Editor, Colorist
Quimby - Hasta la Ganxsta Music Video 2014 Editor, Colorist
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ENGINEER EXPERIENCE

Engineer Project Highlights

  • 2021-Present

    IO Builder

    CEO

     IO Builder software more 

  • 2013-Present

    Rocket Lab Hungary

    Chief Technology Officer, Lead Engineer

      Head of Rocket Cinema Robot development more 

     Head of Stinger Cinema Robot development more 

     Head of Ignition Software development more 

     SFX, Motion Control Lead Engineer
    more 

     Head of AR/VR Technology

     Head of content / website creation 

  • 2016-Present

    Special Grip Hungary

    Technician, Lead Engineer

     3D Cablecam V2 Lead Engineer more 

     Line Cablecam Lead Engineer more 

     Russian Arm Technician, Operator, Visualizer Developer more 

     Stabilized Remote Camera Head Expert more 

  • 2016-2021

    OMG Visuals 

    Co-Founder, CTO

     Head of OMG Machinery Development Project, Robotics, Embedded Electronics, Qt Frontend more 

     Camera Car Craze Electronics, Programming, CAD/CAM Design more 

     Cloud based video post-production workflow engineer

  • 2008-2011

    Index.hu

    Senior Developer

     Frontend developer, IndaVideo more 

     Web Based Broadcast Infrastructure Engineer more 

  • 2006-2011

    Polar Bear StudioWorks

    Founder

     End-to-end web applications

     End-to-end video producing services 

APPEARANCES

Publications and video materials about my projects

RocketLab DevLog #2

Beer 🍺, robots, 1000 video frames per second. Realtime background projecting with robotics.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/XF84zLLRCuA

RocketLab DevLog #1

How hard is to connect different softwares and hardwares together for a realtime communication?

https://www.youtube.com/embed/qXm0oA7FS8Q

Camera Car Craze

We created a Camera Car with a Motion Controlled Crane from scratch.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/lyuKdDzElWs

Making of UNIX AZMT TVC

Classic shooting methods combined with Robotics and Perfectly timed SFX.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/jc2qHjwA_4c

Making of AIMotive CES Video

Stabilized head, Russian Arm. This is how we roll the cameras at OMG Visuals.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/uROaRCe-2dE

OMG Visuals Identity

The past and the future of OMG Visuals.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/mDkQ0zttiyk

Contact ME

Budapest, Hungary
0036 70 336 77 32
gyorgy.szeljak@gmail.com