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Digital Compositing

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5091 Black River Road - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Canada

VFX Integration
Traditional Photography Skills

Demo Reel:
NOV 2014 Reel
OCT 2014 Revision, with revised battleship scene and smoke effects.... more

Experience•Pre-Vis Artist, Photo-retouch, Colour Correction, November 2014
•VFX Compositor, "Acapulco," live-action short, July 2014
•Compositor, Visionz Filmproduktion, Feature Film, On-going
•VFX Compositor, "Kingston Paradise," Feature Film, Aug 2013
•Texture Artist, CWPL Films, Sci-Fi Short Film, Jan-Aug 2013
•Artist, Institut fur alles Mogliche, Berlin, "USB Scuffle Show," April 2013, January 2014, TBA 2015
•Customer Sales Representative, LCBO, Summer and Winter Holiday, 2012

EducationBachelors Degree in Fine Arts, York University, 2005
Graduate Certificate in 3D Animation, Seneca College, 2010
Speciality•Experience with three-point light set-up, physical sky, image-based lighting and Mental Ray lenses.
•Create clean plates, rotoscope foreground and background elements, apply painted mattes, use retouch skills.
•Create muzzle flares, cast environment glow, use shape animation to integrate smoke path.
•Control contrast and level of illumination, cool down colour temperature for Pre-Vis project.
•Created 3D projections of a ceiling interior and extend bedroom floor for animated camera shot.
•Attention to mood and time of day when composing scenes with still/moving cameras.
•Texture painting for props and sets (rainbow trout, rat, cement, wood tiles, cloth, rocks, fruit bowl, helicopter).
•Multi-pass workflow to render lights, to adjust colour, glow effects, brightness.
•Communicate with director and DMT, to ensure progress of shots is on schedule.
Hardware ProficiencyDesktop
Software ProficiencyAdobe Photoshop (Advanced), Maya, Mental Ray (Intermediate), After Effects (Advanced), Nuke (Novice), Premiere, Lightroom

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Contact Sandra Herman, Lighter and Compositor
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5091 Black River Road - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Canada

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