Francois-Maxence Desplanques

Francois-Maxence Desplanques

Senior FX TD / 10 yrs

Singapore

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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)

FX TD

RED 2 (2013)

FX TD

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

FX TD

Mirror Mirror (2012)

Game of Thrones (2011)

Work History
  • June 2015 - May 2018

    FX TD

    Industrial Light & Magic

  • March 2015 - May 2015

    FX TD

    Double Negative

  • November 2014 - March 2015

    FX TD

    Industrial Light & Magic

  • August 2013 - October 2014

    FX TD

    Double Negative

    Exodus: Gods and Kings
    Thor: The Dark World
    Jupiter Ascending
    Muppets 2
  • August 2014 - August 2014

    Producer for SCOOP

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    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
  • August 2013 - August 2013

    FX TD

    SUPAMONKS Studio

    In house short film
  • July 2013 - July 2013

    Producer for SCOOP

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    SCOOP produces video podcast for ACM SIGGRAPH to cover the conference
  • May 2013 - July 2013

    FX TD

    Reliance MediaWorks

    Blacksails
  • March 2013 - May 2013

    FX TD

    MPC

    RED 2
  • January 2013 - March 2013

    FX TD

    Pixomondo

    Game of Thrones
    Start Trek Into Darkness
  • February 2012 - December 2012

    FX TD

    Reliance MediaWorks

    GI Joe Retaliation
    Ender's Game
  • August 2012 - August 2012

    Producer for SCOOP

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    SCOOP produces video podcast for ACM SIGGRAPH to cover the conference.
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL723D8C37B8310A6E
  • April 2011 - February 2012

    FX TD & FX Sequence Lead

    Prime Focus World

  • August 2011 - August 2011

    Volunteer

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    Siggraph Volunteer for the SCOOP Team, making podcasts for the ACM SIGGRAPH Youtube channel
  • January 2011 - April 2011

    FX TD

    Polygon Pictures

    Working on "Transformers" TV Series
  • January 2010 - December 2010

    Generalist TD

    SUPAMONKS Studio

    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)
  • July 2010 - July 2010

    Student Volunteer

    ACM SIGGRAPH

    Student Volunteer for SCOOP Team, making podcasts for the ACM SIGGRAPH Youtube channel
  • November 2007 - August 2009

    IT Consultant specialised in Innovation and New Technologies

    Solucom

    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
  • May 2007 - September 2007

    MSc Project : Procedural Animation of Human Motion

    University of Bristol

    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.
  • July 2006 - August 2006

    Video Editing Internship

    ECPAD (Ministère de la Défense)

    I was a video editor for the French army, working on news and providing edited videos to broadcast TV channels.
  • April 2006 - June 2006

    Creation and Development of an Image Processing Software

    INSA Toulouse

    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.
  • July 2005 - September 2005

    BtoB Marketing Intershing

    SONY - Professional Services Europe

    I helped developing marketing ideas and tools for the development of service contracts for HD professional video cameras.
  • July 2004 - August 2004

    Digital photo salesman

    Evolution 2

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

    Industrial Light & Magic

Education
  • Georges Méliès (EESA)

    2009 - 2010
  • University of Bristol

    2006 - 2007
  • Institut national des Sciences appliquées de Toulo

    2003 - 2007