Dehra Northover  is a 3D generalist and director of "The Mercenary" short film. Over the course of his career as a 3D artist, he implemented techniques from his university studies, mentorships and collaborations with artists and studios in New York City. He is always interested in learning new information about the CG industry and discovering innovations in science, art and math. He earned his BFA in Computer Art, Animation and Visual Effects at the School of Visual Arts on May 15th, 2018. His short film "The Mercenary" a realtime cinematic experience inspired by Alien, Bladerunner 2049 and triple-A video games, debuted at the School of Visual Arts Theater and NYC ACM SIGGRAPH's Metrocaf 2018. Upon completion of his BFA, he worked with Medivis, inc. on their AnatomyX virtual reality education platform for healthcare professionals. He then began freelancing in the marketing and VFX industries, including creating weapon assets for the Fear the Walking Dead TV series, products, furniture, motion graphics and photorealistic renderings. He continues to pursue opportunities to contribute to production pipelines of virtual reality, augmented reality, vfx, commercial, video games and film projects.