Nicholas Cross

Nicholas Cross

Senior Lighting Artist / Senior Generalist / 14 yrs

Sydney, Australia

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Senior Lighting Artist

Mulan (2020)

Senior Lighting Artist

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

Lighting & Compositing Artist / Senior Lighting & Compositing Artist

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

CG Lead

Alien: Covenant (2018)

Senior Lighting Artist

peter rabbit (2018)

CG Generalist

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Digital Artist

The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

Digital Artist

The Great Wall (2017)

Allegiant (2016)

Gods of Egypt (2016)

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Lighting Artist

The LEGO Movie (2014)

Lighting & Compositing Artist

I, Frankenstein (2014)

Digital Artist (Lighting)

Walking With Dinosaurs 3D (2013)

Lighting TD

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

3D Sequence Supervisor / Senior Lighter

Prometheus (2012)

3D Sequence Supervisor / Senior Lighter

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

3D Sequence Supervisor / Senior Lighter

Iron Man 2 (2010)

3D Generalist

Bedtime Stories (2008)

3D Generalist

Australia (2008)

CG Environments

Rogue (2008)

Senior Lighter

Peter Rabbit

Senior Lighting Artist with over 10 years’ experience in Visual Effects, including all areas of CG and compositing. Strong experience as a lead, and with mentoring other team members both artistically and technically.
Work History
  • February 2019 - May 2020

    Senior Lighter

    Sony Pictures Imageworks

  • February 2018 - November 2018

    Senior Lighter

    Sony Pictures Imageworks

  • April 2017 - January 2018

    Senior Lighter

    Animal Logic

  • June 2016 - March 2017

    CG Lead

    Animal Logic

  • September 2015 - June 2016

    Senior Digital Artist (Lighting)

    Animal Logic

  • October 2014 - July 2015

    Lighting Artist

    Iloura

    • Gods of Egypt [2016]
  • February 2014 - October 2014

    3D Generalist / Compositor

    Kennedy Miller Mitchell

    • Mad Max: Fury Road [2015]
  • July 2013 - December 2013

    Digital Artist (Lighting)

    Animal Logic

    • The Lego Movie [2014]
  • March 2013 - June 2013

    3D Generalist (Lighting / Compositing)

    Luma Pictures

    • I, Frankenstein [2014]
  • January 2013 - March 2013

    Digital Artist (Lighting)

    Animal Logic

    • Walking With Dinosaurs [2013]
  • September 2012 - November 2012

    Lighting TD

    Weta Digital

    • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey [2012]
  • January 2010 - September 2012

    3D Sequence Supervisor / Senior Lighter

    Fuel VFX

    Notable Film Projects:

    • Prometheus [2012] (3D sequence supervisor / Lighting Lead)
    • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol [2011] (lighting / surfacing)
    • Iron Man 2 [2010] (lighting / surfacing / texturing)

    Notable TVC Projects:

    • Lexus ‘A Beautiful Contradiction’
    • GE ‘Two Letters’
    • Gucci Guilty
    • V8 Supercars (3D Lead)
  • March 2006 - December 2009

    3D Generalist

    Fuel VFX

    Notable Film Projects:

    • Australia [2008] (lighting / surfacing / texturing)
    • Bedtime Stories [2008] (lighting / surfacing / animation)
    • Rogue [2007] (modeling / texturing / animation / lighting)

    Notable TVC Projects:

    • Worksafe Victoria ‘Skeletons’ (3D Lead)
    • Lexus ‘Left to Right’
    • Leggo’s ‘Rhapsody in Red’
    • Natural Gas ‘Balloons’
    • NSW Cancer Council
    • Wrigley’s ‘Blast’, ‘Head & Tail’, ‘Tab’
    • Optus ‘Racooni Brothers’, ‘Clocks’, ‘Moi’
    • Johnny Walker ‘Invisible Man’
Education
  • University of Technology, Sydney

    2005 - 2006
  • University of Sydney

    2001 - 2003