About Me:

I am currently a Digital Effects Supervisor / Computer Graphic Supervisor at Method/Atomic Fiction.

 

My artistic and technical contributions can be seen in over thirty (30) blockbuster feature films, including:

  • The OA - Part 2 : Ep 1, 2, & 7 (VFX Supervisor @Method/Atomic Fiction)

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (DFX Supervisor @Method/Atomic Fiction)

  • Welcome to Marwen (DFX Supervisor @Method/Atomic Fiction)

  • The Predator (DFX Supervisor @Method/Atomic Fiction)

  • Deadpool (CG Superviosr @ Method/Atomic Fiction)

  • The Walk (CG Supervisor @ Method/Atomic Fiction)

  • Game of Thrones - Season 5 (CG Supervisor @ Method/Atomic Fiction)

  • Maleficent  (CG Supervisor @ Digital Domain)

  • King Kong (Lead Creature TD & Face Mocap @ Weta Digital)

  • Bridge To Terabithia (Lead Lighting TD @ Weta Digital)

  • I am Legend (Senior Lighting & Compositing @ Sony Imageworks )

  • Xmen: The Last Stand (Lead Animation TD @ Weta Digital)

  • Hellboy (Creature Supervisor @ The Orphanage)

  • Star Wars (Creature TD & Modeling @ Industrial Light + Magic)

     

     

     

     

     

Academy Award Contributions:

(2011) Working closely with Dr. Mark Sagar, I developed tools and workflows contributing to his Academy Award winning facial motion capture expression-based, editable character animation system first used at Weta Digital.

(2017)  Working closely with Nicholas Apostoloff, I supervised the digital face development at Imagemovers Digital,  contributing to his Academy Award winning design and development of an animation rig-based facial performance-capture system.

 

 

Specialties:

- Autodesk Maya Master Award
- Thee (3) time Maya Master Class course presenter.
- Published Autodesk Maya Training Guide Author.
- Three (3) time Published ACM Siggraph presenter/contributor
-  SFWoE Top Ten List - Short Story Writing

- Bachelors in Fine Art

 

Software:

Maya, Katana, Nuke, Vray, Renderman, Mental Ray, Mari, Mudbox, Shotgun, Adobe Photoshop, & Corel Painter.

 

Programming Languages:

python, mel, maya api, cg, c++