Dehra Northover is a 3D generalist and director of "The Mercenary" short film. He has worked on projects such as graphics production for CNBC TV, virtual reality anatomy education for Medivis, inc., 3D modeling for Alkemy X, product animation, furniture prototyping, motion graphics and photo-realistic renderings. Over the course of his career as a 3D artist, he has 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 technology, 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 real-time cinematic experience inspired by Alien, Bladerunner 2049 and photo-realistic video games, debuted at the School of Visual Arts Theater and ACM SIGGRAPH's Metrocaf 2018. He continues to contribute to production pipelines of virtual reality, augmented reality, vfx, commercial, video games and film projects.