John Grimaldi Jr.

Senior Digital Compositor / Senior Matte Painter / 21 yrs

New York

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Digital Compositor

Let Him Go (2020)

Digital Compositor

Outer Banks (2020)

Compositor

Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019)

Matte Painter

The Kitchen (2019) (2019)

Matte Painter

The Dangerous Book for Boys (2018)

Matte Painter

The Punisher (2017)

Matte Painter

The Son (2017)

Matte Painter

Notorious (2016)

Digital Compositor

The Sea of Trees (2016)

Digital Compositor

The Tick (2016)

Digital Compositor

The Get Down (2016)

Digital Compositor

Shades of Blue (2016)

Digital Compositor

Into the Badlands (2015)

Digital Compositor

Ricki and the Flash (2015)

Matte Painter

Madam Secretary (2014)

Digital Compositor

Game of Silence (2012)

Digital Artist

Saturday Night Live (2012)

Digital Compositor

Second Chance (2010)

Digital Compositor / Matte Painter

The Righteous Gemstones

Matte Painter

Chambers (2019)

digital compositor

The Greatest Showman (2017)

Digital Artist

American Made (2017)

digital compositor

Game of Thrones (2011)

Matte Painter

The Wall (2017)

Compositor

Preacher (2016)

Compositor

Mr. Robot (2015)

Digital Artist

Bessie (2015)

Digital Compositor

The Giver (2014)

Digital Compositor / Matte Painter

The Blacklist (2013)

Compositor

Black Sails (2014)

Digital Artist

Boardwalk Empire (2010)

Digital Artist

The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

Digital Ink / Paint

Duplex (2003)

Traditional Animator / Matte Painter / Digital Compositor
Work History
  • Lead VFX Compositor / On-set VFX Supervisor

    dbox

    July 2020 - November 2020
    New York, United States

    On-Set Visual Effects Supervisor / Compositor.

  • Professor

    Pratt Institute

    August 2019 - Present
    New York, NY

    Professor G - Intro to Animation & Motion Graphic | C# Object Oriented Programming.

  • Matte Painter

    Nice Shoes

    April 2020 - April 2020

    Matte Painter on Feature Film

  • Digital Compositor / Matte Painter

    Alkemy X

    December 2019 - May 2020
    New York, NY

    Worked on various Episodics and Feature Films

  • Animation Director / Owner

    Production Playground, LLC

    January 2013 - Present
    Middletown, NY

    Responsibilities include: Traditional Animation, 3D Animation, VFX

  • Compositor / Matte Painter

    Cadence Effects

    August 2019 - October 2019
    New Lebenon, NY

    The Righteous Gemstones

  • Compositor

    Zoic Studios

    August 2019 - August 2019
    New York City, NY

    Wu-tang an american saga

  • Nuke Compositor and Matte Painter

    FuseFX

    August 2015 - May 2019
    New York, NY

    Nuke Compositor - VFX for TV Series

  • Digital Compositor

    The Molecule

    May 2015 - June 2015
    New York, NY

    Nuke Compositor on Feature Film

  • Digital Compositor

    Zoic Studios

    April 2015 - May 2015
    New York, NY

    Nuke Compositor during PILOT SEASON!!!!!!!!

  • Digital Compositor / IT

    Crazy Horse East

    March 2014 - March 2015
    New Paltz, NY

    Composite VFX for the following shows:
    Boardwalk Empire
    Game of Thrones
    Black Sails
    The Giver and more

  • Owner

    8 Hats High

    February 2004 - February 2012
Education
  • Associates in Computer Animation Multimedia

    Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    1997 - 1999