Resume

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Experience

Iris (Short film)

(2014)  Sugar Lake productions (Toronto)

  • VFX supervisor responsible for shooting and implementing 15 VFX shots, including large particle setups, exterior comps and motion graphics intro.

Xmen: Days of future past

(2013-2014)  MPC (Montreal)

  • Senior Compositor responsible for designing and implementing all HUD holograms.
  • Created all procedural 3d and 2d animation in Maya, Houdini and After Effects and composited the elements in Nuke.

The Jogger (Short film)

(2013)  Barxseven Film (Montreal)

  • VFX supervisor responsible for shooting and implementing 10 VFX shots, including blood and gore compositing, matte painting and motion graphics.

American Airlines (Commercial)

(2013)  MPC (New York)

  • Freelance Senior Lighting Technical Director
  • Lighting and rendering for cg aircraft featured in American Airlines Commercials

Cspire and Panadol (Commercials)

(2012-2013) MPC (New York), Click 3x

  • Freelance Senior FX Technical Director
  • Created particle effects for numerous broadcast commercials for clients including Cspire and Panadol

Smurfs 2

(2012)  Sony Imageworks, Production

  • VFX Technician.
  • Spheron robotic HDRI photography.
  • Reference photo shoots.
  • Camera data wrangling.
  • Witness camera photography.

Mirror, Mirror

(2012) Barxseven

  • Created previs for numerous sequences in pre-production.
  • On-set production reference photography that included HDRI lighting.
  • Data collection for vfx reference.
  • Previs, creating edits for the Director and VFX Supervisor.
  • On-set comping to test composition of multi-layered vfx shots.
  • Post production Lead Artist and Character Technical Director.
  • Lead Artist for team creating numerous vfx makeup and ageing shots.
  • Created nuke scripts for advanced 2d tracking techniques.
  • Modeled, rigged, animated, rendered and comped cg bee. Including Fur.
  • Modeled and rigged cg bird.

Immortals

(2010-2011) Barxseven

  • Created previs for numerous sequences in pre-production.
  • Worked with both 1st and 2nd units providing 3d for the Mosys 3D Inserter. This created visualization of 3d environment assets comped onto the camera feed in real-time.
  • On-set production reference photography that included HDRI lighting.
  • Data collection for vfx reference.
  • Previs, creating edits for the Director and VFX Supervisor.
  • On-set comping to test composition of multi-layered vfx shots.
  • Post production 3D artist and FX Artist. Worked on large compositions involving the creation and integration of FX elements.
  • Completed numerous compositing shots.

Law Abiding Citizen

(2009)  Barxseven, Post-production

  • 3d artist and compositor.
  • Worked on challenging shots that included 3d integration and 2d comp

Waybuloo (TV)

(2008) BBC, Production

  • Created greenscreen mattes, rotoscoping and color correction under direction of Editors and Vfx Supervisor.
  • Previs animation for animators in post-production.

 

 Education

Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2004-2006

  • Masters in the Philosophy in 2D/3D Motion Graphics.

The University of York

York, England, UK, 1998-2001

  • Bsc (Hons) in Experimental Physics 2:2
  • Nominated for Goodwin physics prize.