cristin pescosolido

Supervisor VFX Supervisor / Supervisor VR / 10 yrs

San Francisco, CA

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DFX Supervisor

300 (2007)

VFX supervisor

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)

Layout/Matchmove Supervisor

Space Jam (1996)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Final Destination 3 (2006)

VFX supervisor

Catwoman (2004)

VFX supervisor

Elektra (2005)

Sequence Supervisor

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)

Sequence Supervisor

Sphere (1998)

CG Sequence Supervisor

The Avengers (2012)

CG Sequence Supervisor

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Match Move Supervisor

The Truman Show (1998)

Motion Tracking Supervisor

Jerry Maguire (1996)

Sequence supervisor

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Stereo Supervisor

Race Through New York with Jimmy Fallon

Stereo Supervisor

Ultimate Energy (2014)

Motion Tracking Supervisor

Air Force One (1997)

Layout supervisor

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Motion Tracking Supervisor

Hard Rain (1998)

layout supervisor

Event Horizon (1997)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Digital Compositor

Rango (2011)

Digital Artist

Fantasia 2000 (2000)

Compositor

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Lead Digital Compositor

61* (2001)

Digital Compositor

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Digital Compositor

Pleasantville (1998)

Digital Compositor

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Digital Compositor

Monkeybone (2001)

Digital Compositor

The Devil's Advocate (1997)

Lead Compositor

Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

Compositor

Rose Red (2002)

Compositor

Eight Legged Freaks (2002)

Compositor

Exorcist The Beginning (2004)

Digital Compositor

Batman & Robin (1997)

Digital Compositor

The Faculty (1998)

Digital Artist

Executive Decision (1996)

Compositor

2012 (2009)

Digital Artist

Under Siege 2 - Dark Territory (1995)

Lead Compositor

Leverage (2008)

Digital Artist

French Kiss (1995)

Lead compositor

Soaring Around the World (Disney)

Digital Compositor

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

Compositor

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

Lead Compositor

Transformers: the Ride (2012)

Jurassic World (2015)

Tomorrowland (2015)

Layout Supervisor

Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

Digital Compositor

Broken Arrow (1996)

Digital Compositor

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

Digital Artist

Noah (2014)

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Digital Artist

Now You See Me (2013)

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

The Last Airbender (2010)

Digital Artist

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

Compositor

Speed Racer (2008)

Senior Compositor

Fantastic Four (2005) (2005)

Compositor

The Scorpion King (2002)

Compositor

Vanilla Sky (2001)

Digital Compositor

K-PAX (2001)

Compositor

What Women Want (2000)

Digital Compositor

The Patriot (2000)

Compositor

End of Days (2012)

Compositor

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

Compositor

Stuart Little (1999)

Digital Compositor

The 13th Warrior (1999)

Digital Compositor

Titanic (1997)

Digital Compositor

Matilda (2017)

Digital Aritst

Waterworld (1995)

Cristin has been in the visual effects industry for 25 years and has experience with light field cinematography, extremely high-resolution imagery and capture, and development of new formats and capture systems. She has credits on over 70 films and venue shows as a VFX supervisor, match-move supervisor, stereo supervisor, CG supervisor, and compositor. Some of her notable credits include 300, Space Jam, Star Wars: Rogue One, and Matrix Reloaded.


Cristin was classically trained in animation and cinematography at Harvard and CalArts where she studied under Derek Lamb, Janet Perlman, Suzan Pitt, and Jules Engel. She is active in the visual effects community and judges for the VES and Siggraph as well as reading papers for DigiPro.
Work History
  • VFX Supervisor

    Powerhouse VFX

    March 2021 - April 2021
  • VFX Supervisor

    Madison Square Garden

    March 2019 - June 2020
    San Francisco, CA

    on-set supervision, bidding, breakdowns, pipeline architecture, in studio supervision, camera rig design, software evaluation.

  • VFX Supervisor

    Lytro

    November 2016 - March 2018

    on-set supervision, in-house client to R&D team, light field development and testing, camera design and testing, bidding, vendor interaction, pipeline design.

  • Stereo Supervisor/Lead Compositor

    Industrial Light & Magic

    March 2014 - November 2016
    San Francisco

    Compositing, Color-correction, Troubleshooting, Look Development, Vendor Interaction, Stereo Supervision

  • Senior Compositor

    Industrial Light & Magic

    June 2010 - April 2014
    San Francisco

    Look Development, Compositing, occasional Sequence Lead, Nuke Tools Development.

  • Senior Compositor

    Industrial Light & Magic

    December 2009 - March 2010
    San Francisco

    Senior Compositor on several films. Working in nuke to integrate 2d and 3d elements with background plates.

  • Senior Compositor

    Industrial Light & Magic

    January 2009 - July 2009
    San Francisco

    Senior Compositor on Transformers 2. Worked in Nuke to deliver 4k IMAX shots in Forest Fight and Devestator sequences.

  • Compositor

    Electric Entertainment

    May 2008 - August 2008
    Hollywood

    Compositing, client interaction, pipeline design, software testing

  • Compositor

    Digital Domain

    January 2008 - April 2008

    Compositing several dozen shots on Speed Racer.
    Also supervising 30+ outsourced shots and pushing them through the final process

  • VFX Supervisor / DFX Supervisor

    Meteor Studios

    January 2004 - May 2007
    Montreal, QC, Canada

    VFX supervisor for 3 film features (Catwoman, Elektra, Final Destination 3) and one MOW (The Librarian)
    digital effects supervisor for 300

  • sequence supervisor

    ESC Entertainment

    January 2003 - November 2003
  • compositor

    Centropolis Effects

    July 1998 - December 2002
  • Layout/Matchmove Department Head and Composite Sequence Supervisor

    Cinesite

    December 1994 - July 1998
Education
  • A.B. cum laude, Visual and Environmental Studies

    Harvard University

    ? - ?
  • MFA Coursework, Experimental Animation

    CalArts

    ? - ?