The ability to visualise and create with speed

EXPERTISE
2008 - Present: Senior Flame Premium / Nuke Artist - VFX Supervisor
1994 - 2008: Senior Flame Artist - VFX Supervisor
1992 - 1994: Quantel Harry ( Junior Artist)

SKILLS SUMMERY
Expert level compositor
Senior lustre colourist experience, Di color grading, relighting and design

Extensive feature film, commercial and episodic television experience
Extensive VFX supervisor experience
Extensive Client experience

COMMERCIALS
Over 2000 commercials to date ( mostly client attended sessions )


SELECT FILMS

Pompeii (2014) Stereoscopic 3D, Senior compositor, Tri Star Pictures
Resident Evil, Retribution (2013) Stereoscopic 3D, Senior Compositor, Universal, Sony
Outlander (2008) Senior compositor, The Weinstein Company, Ascendent Pictures USA
Black Christmas (2007) Senior compositor, Dimension Films, The Weinstein company
Diary of the Dead (2007) Senior compositor, George A Romero, Artfire films, Weinstein co
Species: The Awakening (2007) Senior compositor , 360 Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Miracle (2003) Senior compositor, Walt Disney, Buena Vista Pictures
Crash (1996) Senior compositor, Alliance Atlantis
Tommy boy (1995) Senior compositor, Paramount pictures


SELECT TELEVISION SHOWS

Between (2014-2015) VFX Supervisor / Lead Artist, NETFLIX ( first 4K VFX delivery for TV in the world )
Stargate Atlantis (2006-2008) Senior compositor, Select episodes, Sony Television, MGM
Psych (2006-2008) VFX supervisor / Senior compositor, NBC / Universal Television / USA Network
Monk, The Series. (2002-2003), VFX Supervisor / Senior Compositor, ABC / USA Network
Wildcard (2003-2004), VFX Supervisor / senior compositor, The Lifetime Network, USA Network
Relic Hunter (1999-2002), VFX Supervisor / Senior Compositor, Fireworks Ent, Paramount
Mutant X (2001-2002), Senior compositor, Select shows, Marval Ent, USA Network, Fireworks Ent
La Femme Nikita (1995-2000), Senior compositor and Supervisor. Warner Bros, USA Network
Stargate SG-1 (2000-2007), Senior compositor, MGM, Various episodes over years
Due South (1994-1998), VFX Supervisor / senior compositor, Alliance Atlantis
Kung Fu, The Legend Continues (1994-1995), VFX Supervisor, Senior compositor, Warner Brothers


QUICK FACTS

Early adoptior: I initiated one of the first (if not the very first) running of both flame and lustre together in
  commercial sessions. Two years later this same setup was officially released by Autodesk and became the   de facto standard in high end commercial visual effects and finishing known globaly as "Flame premium".
• Long standing member of the VES (The Visual effects society)
Former international recording artist, (9) albums, (7) videos released internationally ( now retired )
My band toured /played with the Clash, Ramones, Iggy Pop, Ian Hunter & Mick Ronson and many others
Record producer: I produced (4) other recording acts to date
• Semi-pro skateboarder ( now retired )
• Art school (6) years as well as a computer sciences diploma with honours

OTHER RELEVANT SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:
• 2D: Photoshop/ Adobe CC, Shake, Smoke, Boujou, PF track, Combustion, Toxik, Quantel Harry & Henry
  systems and hundreds of other softwares over the years.

• 3D: 3Ds Max, Maya / Alias power animator, softimage / XSI, side effects / Houdini and others
• Colour: Davinci Resolve, Speedgrade

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Computers and always the latest softwares, tools and techniques
I am a big music fan with a love of photography, oil painting, and traveling
Any day involving water, a boat ,a BBQ, swiming, sand and a fire pit
Boating trips, racing sports cars, skiing, skateboarding
Sci-fi prop building / collecting and of course films ( especially B movies)

 

POSITION / TITLES

 

image DMVFX
Senior Flame Premium / Nuke Artist - VFX Supervisor
Owner / Artist , Mar 2010 - present
image SOHO ( R.I.P )
Senior Flame Premium Artist - VFX Supervisor
Fulltime staff, Sept 2008 - Mar 2010
image SPIN ( Spin West R.I.P )
Senior Flame Artist - VFX Supervisor
Fulltime staff, Sept 2006 - Sept 2008
image THE GRAVITY GROUP ( Toronto R.I.P )
Senior Flame Artist - VFX Supervisor
Fulltime staff, Sept 2004 - Sept 2006
image MAGNETIC NORTH ( R.I.P )
Senior Discreet / Quantel Artist - VFX Supervisor 2d & 3d
Fulltime staff, Oct 1994 - Sept 2004

STARGATE STUDIOS / STUDIO 4:2:2 ( R.I.P.)
Quantel Harry / Alias 3D power animator (junior artist)
May 1992 - Oct 1994

 

 

 

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