Francois-Maxence Desplanques

Francois-Maxence Desplanques

Senior FX TD / 12 yrs

Singapore

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Effects Technical Director

Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Effects Technical Director

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Effects Technical Director

Aquaman (2018)

Effects Technical Director

Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Anthology Film (2018)

FX TD

Ready Player One (2018)

FX TD

The Great Wall (2017)

FX TD

Terminator: Genisys (2015)

FX TD

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

FX TD

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

FX TD

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

FX Td

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

FX Td

Black Sails (2014)

FX TD

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

FX Td

Ender's Game (2013)

Effects Technical Director

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

FX TD

RED 2 (2013)

FX TD

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

FX TD

Mirror Mirror (2012)

Game of Thrones (2011)

Work History
  • FX TD

    Industrial Light & Magic

    June 2015 - May 2018
    Singapore
  • FX TD

    Double Negative

    March 2015 - May 2015
  • FX TD

    Industrial Light & Magic

    November 2014 - March 2015
  • FX TD

    Double Negative

    August 2013 - October 2014

    Exodus: Gods and Kings
    Thor: The Dark World
    Jupiter Ascending
    Muppets 2

  • Producer for SCOOP

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    August 2014 - August 2014

    SCOOP produces video podcast for ACM SIGGRAPH to cover the conference
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUPhVMQuDB_ZmhTKElLi-_quy2pD3Qcw3
    I had the honor to present the French version of the DayInReview segments
    https://youtu.be/D9KnQ2Uo4P4?list=PLUPhVMQuDB_ZmhTKElLi-_quy2pD3Qcw3

  • FX TD

    SUPAMONKS Studio

    August 2013 - August 2013

    In house short film

  • Producer for SCOOP

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    July 2013 - July 2013

    SCOOP produces video podcast for ACM SIGGRAPH to cover the conference

  • FX TD

    Reliance MediaWorks

    May 2013 - July 2013

    Blacksails

  • FX TD

    MPC

    March 2013 - May 2013

    RED 2

  • FX TD

    Pixomondo

    January 2013 - March 2013

    Game of Thrones
    Start Trek Into Darkness

  • FX TD

    Reliance MediaWorks

    February 2012 - December 2012

    GI Joe Retaliation
    Ender's Game

  • Producer for SCOOP

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    August 2012 - August 2012

    SCOOP produces video podcast for ACM SIGGRAPH to cover the conference.
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL723D8C37B8310A6E

  • FX TD & FX Sequence Lead

    Prime Focus World

    April 2011 - February 2012
  • Volunteer

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    August 2011 - August 2011

    Siggraph Volunteer for the SCOOP Team, making podcasts for the ACM SIGGRAPH Youtube channel

  • FX TD

    Polygon Pictures

    January 2011 - April 2011

    Working on "Transformers" TV Series

  • Generalist TD

    SUPAMONKS Studio

    January 2010 - December 2010

    I created VFX for various productions (Raving Rabbids, Emergen-C)
    I worked on Pipeline development alongside the creation of various tools for animators and rendermen.
    I also worked on the implementation of a Stereoscopy plug-in for Autodesk Maya (www.3DSR1.com)

  • Student Volunteer

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    July 2010 - July 2010

    Student Volunteer for SCOOP Team, making podcasts for the ACM SIGGRAPH Youtube channel

  • IT Consultant specialised in Innovation and New Technologies

    Solucom

    November 2007 - August 2009

    Arcome - Solucom Group :
    Studies and Projects to assist major companies running innovative projects.

    *Conception of the Customer Relation Web Portal for the National French Railway Company.

    *Assisting Air France for the VoIP installation project.
    Change management including training and communication. Process definition for the deployement of the new phone solution

    *Study on the development of mobile banking applications for mobile phones for a major French Bank

    *Assisting the creation of an entity responsible for the global management of all the pr

  • MSc Project : Procedural Animation of Human Motion

    University of Bristol

    May 2007 - September 2007

    Research project on the creation and real-time customization of biped walk cycles.
    By using maths and signal processing algorithms, I could easily generate strongly characterized walk cycles (angry, sad, happy, sexy...)
    This project was awarded a Distinction by the University of Bristol.

  • Video Editing Internship

    ECPAD (Ministère de la Défense)

    July 2006 - August 2006

    I was a video editor for the French army, working on news and providing edited videos to broadcast TV channels.

  • Creation and Development of an Image Processing Software

    INSA Toulouse

    April 2006 - June 2006

    Creation of a "light Photoshop" using Java within a group of 4 students.
    I was personaly responsible for writing the specifications and find and create the algorithms for the following effects: gaussian blur, levels, contrasts, exposure, black and white, sepia, crop, rotation, scale of the input image.

  • BtoB Marketing Intershing

    SONY - Professional Services Europe

    July 2005 - September 2005

    I helped developing marketing ideas and tools for the development of service contracts for HD professional video cameras.

  • Digital photo salesman

    Evolution 2

    July 2004 - August 2004

    I was responsible for the photo shop. This included being a salesman alongside creating poster and other commercial materials.

  • Industrial Light & Magic

    ? - Present
Education
  • Georges Méliès (EESA)

    2009 - 2010
  • University of Bristol

    2006 - 2007
  • Institut national des Sciences appliquées de Toulo

    2003 - 2007