I'm a visual effects artist living and working in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. I've worked at both small and large vfx studios, and I spent seven and a half years at Rhythm & Hues Studios, where I composited on two Academy Award winning films - The Golden Compass and Life of Pi. More recently I've spent the last 2+ years at CoSA VFX, where I contributed to our winning two Emmy Awards, one for Outstanding Visual Effects and another for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects, both in 2017. 

For a full list of feature and short films I've worked on, please check out my IMDB page at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0448332/

I've mainly been employed as a compositor, although I am also a 3D generalist. These skills come into use more in small studios, but even at a very departmentalized studio like Rhythm & Hues I've found myself doing small particle systems or cloth sim fx to help bring a shot to life when a 2D-only solution just won't suffice.

Before doing visual effects, I worked in the creature and make-up fx industry for five years, including the Academy Award winning studios Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc (ADI) and Rick Baker's Cinovation.

I've written and directed a few short films that did small festival runs and I also do a lot of work as a freelance vfx artist on features, short films, and TV. I've also presented three times at the annual Blender Conference, always speaking about using Blender in the visual effects world.

I also create training for my visual effects blog www.openvisualfx.com, where I share tools, tips, and techniques utilizing free and open-source tools.

 

 

Skills
artwork
  • Lighting
  • Modeling
  • Shading
  • VFX
other
  • Consulting
publishing
  • Tutorials
training
  • Class
  • One on One

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