Facundo Lavenia

Facundo Lavenia

Senior Lighter, lookdev & comp artist / 18 yrs

Belgium

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Advertising and cinematic

Sr lighter and look development artist

Lighting Lead

Harvie and the Magic Museum (2017)

Sr lighter and compositing

Freelance Sr lighter and compositing

Lighting Supervisor

Deep (2018)

Lighting Artist

All Creatures Big and Small (2015)

Senior Lighting / Compositing

Underdogs (2014)

Digital Compositor

El ratón Pérez 2 (2008)

Cgi Supervisor / Digital Compositing Collaborator

Noah's Ark (2007)

Digital Compositor

El ratón Pérez (2006)

Digital Compositor

Yo-rhad, un amico dallo spazio (2006)

Digital Artist

Teo, cazador intergaláctico (2004)

I ‘m a senior lighter, shading and compositing artist and i’ve been in the film and advertising industry since 2003.
I’m always looking to expand my horizons and gain experience abroad.

Speciallties: lighting | rendering | compositing
Maya | Mental ray | Arnold | Nuke | Substance painter & Designer | Mari | Yeti
Work History
  • look dev supervisor

    Grid VFX

    November 2018 - December 2019
    Ghent, Belgium
  • Sr Lighter, look dev & compositing artist

    Freelance Sr Lighter, look dev & compositing artist

    November 2017 - October 2018
    Argentina

    During this period I have done the lookdev, lighting and compositing of several commercials and cinematics for different studios as a freelancer.

  • Sr Lighter

    Grid VFX

    April 2017 - August 2017
  • Sr Lighter & compositing artist

    Freelance Sr Lighter & compositing artist

    July 2016 - March 2017
    Argentina

    During this time I have worked for the following studios: Gizmo, Bitt animation, Le cube.
    During this period I have done the lighting and compositing of several commercials and cinematics for different studios as a freelancer.

  • lighting supervisor

    Grid VFX

    November 2015 - May 2016
    Gent Area, Belgium

    Lighting supervisor for the animated feature "Deep", directed by Julio Soto

  • Sr Lighter and compositor

    Freelance Sr Lighter and compositor

    November 2014 - October 2015
    Argentina

    During this time I have worked for the following studios: Gizmo, Mundo loco, The mill/Bitt animation, Tronco.
    During this period I have done the lighting and compositing of some tv-series teaser, several commercials and a short film.

  • Sr Lighter

    Grid VFX

    May 2014 - August 2014
    Gent Area, Belgium

    Sr lighter on the animated feature film "Ooops, Noah is gone"

  • Sr Generalist

    Barraca Post

    October 2013 - March 2014
    Argentina
  • Sr. Lighter

    Catmandu

    May 2012 - July 2013

    METEGOL (RELEASED 2013 | https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1634003/)
    -Lighting, render and stereoscopic compositing of shots on the first animated movie from the
    Academy award winner Juan Campanella.

  • Shading, lighting & rendering supervisor

    In post we trust

    May 2011 - May 2012
    Argentina

    LITTLE HEROES (UNRELEASED)
    -Responsible for the design of the shading, lighting and rendering workflow without the use of
    indirect illumination while maintaining aesthetics.
    -Technical supervision of the freelancers

  • 3d generalist

    Barraca Post

    February 2008 - April 2011
    Argentina

    -3d generalist, supervisor of all the Cg in some pieces and responsible of the animatic, tracking,
    camera movement, modeling, shading and lighting in others.
    Including clients such as Coke, Fanta, Toyota and Budweiser.

  • 3d supervisor

    Patagonik Film Group

    June 2006 - May 2007
    Argentina

    El arca (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1068997/)
    -Supervisor for the all the 3d elements and vfx of the movie, from pre-production until
    compositing.
    -Development of shading and necessary aesthetics to match the 2d animated animation and bgs.
    -Supervision of several 3d artist within the studio and freelance artist as well.
    -Compositing collaborator

  • 3d generalist - Digital compositing

    Patagonik Film Group

    January 2004 - May 2006

    El raton Perez 2 (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1058781/)
    -Compositing of several shots with chroma keys and some camera tracking to integrate cg
    elements with live action footages

    El raton Perez (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0458076/)
    -Camera Tracking of live action shots and scene set up into Xsi to animate characters and also
    to integrate cg elements with live action footages
    -3d generalist of props and objects from the backgrounds
    -Compositor of multiple shots integrating 3d and live action footages

    Yo-rhad, un amico dallo spazio (https://www.imdb.

  • Digital compositor

    Shazam Productions

    August 2003 - January 2004

    Teo, cazador intergalactico (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0424488/)
    -Scanning, cleanup, digital paint and compositing of final shots with Toonz

Education
  • Applied art direction

    Relational art school

    May 2015 - November 2015
  • CG Society

    2010 - 2014
  • GNOMON SCHOOL

    2009 - 2010
  • Silicon Media Center

    2003 - 2004
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires

    1999 - 2003