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Compositing Experience

Nov 2011 - Mar 2012
Rainmaker Entertainment, Vancouver, Canada
Feature film: Callan Brunker's Escape from Planet Earch
entirely cg film, compositing multi channel exr's, adding DOF and motion blur
utilized Nuke's 2.5D workspace for projections
Nuke
Feb - Oct 2011
Aardman Animation, Bristol, U.K.
Feature film: Peter Lord's Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists (UK) / Band of Misfits (US)
Stereoscopic compositing and cleanup for stop motion film
Nuke
Nov 2010 - Feb 2011
Burning Windmills (Disney), London, U.K.
Feature film: Tim Burton's Frankenweenie
2D electrical arcing effects and rain for stop motion film
Nuke
Oct 2010
IMAX Corporation, Toronto, Canada
Undisclosed feature film
Stereoscopic conversion
Proprietary software and Shake
Aug - Sept, 2010
The Mill, London, U.K.
Television series: Merlin on BBC One
vfx compositing: integration of cg creatures into live action plates
Nuke
Mar - July, 2010
Double Negative, London, U.K.
Feature film: Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
vfx compositing: greenscreen, fx, interactive lighting, graphic elements
Shake
Feature film: Christopher Nolan's Inception
vfx compositing: set extension, rain, smoke, 3d integration, warping
Shake, Mokey, Planeit, Noodle
Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
Framestore, London, U.K.
Feature film: Louis Leterrier's Clash of the Titans
Feature film: Susanna White's Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
2D and 2.5D compositing, including fx elements like sparks and flying barley
Nuke, Shake
Oct - Nov, 2009
C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures, Toronto, Canada
Feature film: Brad Peyton's Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Compositing 3D face replacement
Shake
May - June, 2009
Lumiere VFX, Montreal, Canada
Feature film: Joe Dante's The Hole
Complex stereoscopic wire removal
Shake, Silhouette, and 3d Equalizer
Oct - Dec, 2008
Frantic Films (Prime Focus), Winnipeg, Canada
Feature film: James Wong's Dragonball Evolution
Compositing
Fusion
Sept, 2008
Intelligent Creatures, Toronto, Canada
Feature film: Patrick Tatopoulos' Underworld 3
Compositing
Nuke
Aug - Sept, 2008
IMAX Corporation, Toronto, Canada
Feature film: David Yates' Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
2D to 3D conversion.
Proprietary software and Shake
Feb 25 - Apr 11, 2008
MPC, Soho, London, UK
Feature film: Andrew Adamson's The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Complicated preparation, paint, 3d tracking, and importing of matchmove data from Maya.
Shake, Maya, Boujou Bullet, Photoshop on a Unix platform
Jan 28 - Feb 15, 2008
Nvizage, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, UK
Feature film: Christopher Nolan's Batman: The Dark Knight
Compositing post-visualisation.
Shake on a Mac platform.
July 30 - Aug 31 2007
Junior Compositor The Senate, East Twickenham, Middlesex, UK
Feature film: Roland Emmerich's 10 000 BC
Compositing.
Shake, Mokey and Photoshop on a Mac platform.
Sept 2005 - May 2007
3D/2D Artist UPP (Universal Production Partners), Prague, Czech Republic
Feature film: Francis Ford Coppola's Youth Without Youth
Compositing.
Shake, Mokey and Photoshop on a PC platform.
Telefilm: Mikael Salomon's The Company
Compositing.
Shake, Mokey and Photoshop on a PC platform.
Feature film: Jiri Menzel's Obsluhoval Jsem Anglickeho Krala
(Engligh title: I Served the King of England)
Dust and scratches removed from archival footage.
Shake, Mokey and Photoshop on a PC platform.
Telefilm: Ron Underwood's The Year Without Santa
Compositing.
Shake, Mokey and Photoshop on a PC platform.
Feature film: Tom Tykwer's Perfume
3D animated crowd multiplication.
Softimage XSI on a PC platform.
Feature film: Tomy Wigand's TKKG
3D modelling (main character), texturing, lighting and rendering sequence.
Softimage XSI and Photoshop on a PC platform.
Feature film: Anthony Minghella's Breaking and Entering
Rotoscoping and retouching to clean up dust and scratches.
Shake on a PC platform.
Television film: Disney Channel's Fallen
3D animating angels' wings on live action characters. Applying textures, lighting and rendering of all shots.
Softimage XSI on a PC platform.
August 2004
3D Animator Capire Consulting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Animatic: Produced pre-viz animatic. Designed enviroment and characters, modelled, textured, lit and rendered sequence.
Maya and Composer
April - May 2001
Animation Internship Soho, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Animatic: Produced pre-viz animatic. Designed enviroment and characters, modelled, textured, lit and rendered sequence.
Maya and Composer

Related Education

July 2000 - April 2001
Digital Animation Diploma Centennial College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1987 - 1989
Bachelor of Fine Art Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1985 - 1987
Diploma of Applied Art Western Community College, St'ville, Nfld., Canada

Awards

Best Art Design Award Centennial College Digital Animation, 2001
Best Character Nomination Centennial College Digital Animation, 2001
Visual Art Bursary of Achievement Bay St. George Community College, 1985