Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Visual Effects Producer
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Visual Effects Editor
Seven Pounds (2008)
Visual Effects Coordinator
Nim's Island (2008)
The Winged Man (2008)
The Pledge (2001)
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Most Wanted (1997)
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
The Fixer VFX and Post
May 2014 - Present
Stereoscopic supervisor for an animated feature.
VFX and Animation Project Manager
January 2013 - Present
WK Productions specializes in project management for entertainment projects, with an emphasis on visual effects, animation and post production.
Recent and current projects:
•"The Warlocks" release party music video (camera, editorial, post production and VFX)
• AT&T: The Trevor Project (Post Production Supervisor and VFX Producer, VFX editorial assist, motion graphics production manager, VFX compositing)
Past experience includes animation and VFX management, VFX editorial and I/O management, operational project and production management and manageme
May 2014 - October 2014
209 Group, LLC
November 2012 - May 2013
209 Group, LLC collaborates with small enterprises and fledgling companies, bridging gaps in the areas of product development, sales and marketing. Working closely with the CEO, built the infrastructure for the execution of day to day business processes. Implemented business process and workflow for eCommerce and email/call-in orders.
Customer Support Head/Business Process and Workflow Manageme
Oblong Industries Inc
June 2010 - October 2012
Identifying the need for organization of internal processes, thoroughly researched the internal procedures employed at Oblong, after which I supported other teams and their members by facilitating the acquisition of content, collaboration with other teams and individuals, technical support, technology requisitions or any other requirements for the successful completion of their work. As part of this role, was commissioned to build from the ground up and manage the Customer Support division, including design and implementation of business processes to gui
VFX Editor/Digital I/O Manager
December 2009 - April 2010
Managed Editorial and I/O processes. Restructured and expanded the department to accommodate both Feature and Commercial projects. Upgraded department infrastructure to accommodate projects with high shot counts. Recruited and hired staff.
Maintained productive communication between Los Angeles and divisions in Germany and China. Initiated process improvements for pipeline and workflow between Los Angeles and other divisions.
VFX Editor/Digital I/O Manager
December 2007 - December 2009
VFX editorial management and Producer for high profile VFX projects with complex asset production processes, workflow development and pipeline issues.
Managed day to day VFX Editorial and I/O processes. Implemented process improvements on a per show basis. Acted as producer for selected small projects.
Worked directly with the producer, lighting, CG and compositing supervisors, leads and teams to meet quotas and successfully meet delivery requirements.
Customer facing liaison with client editorial, troubleshooter for incoming media issues, and maintenanc
Associate Producer/VFX Producer
The Winged Man
January 2007 - December 2007
AFI DIRECTING WOMEN'S WORKSHOP GRANT PROJECT – Los Angeles, California 2007
With Academy Award nominated writer José Rivera (Motorcycle Diaries), and John Andrew Berton, VFX Supervisor for “Charlotte's Web” and “Men In Black II”, a “short” became a professional and complex production.
Worked with VFX Supervisor to identify services required for the completion of the project. Compiled breakdown and final VFX shot list. Coordinated resources and VFX team.
In pre-production, worked with VFX Supervisor on script breakdown, and additional crew and service
Digital Art Dept Operations
Lowry Digital Images (DTS DI)
June 2005 - April 2007
Operational management of the digital restoration art department. The department ran four shifts, 24/5, plus a weekend shift. In addition to management of shift supervisors and artists, this role required involvement in recruitment and HR, bidding, scheduling, budgets, educational course development and driving the development of proprietary image editing and resource management tools.
Director, Special Projects
DTS Digital Images
June 2005 - April 2007
Biz Dev for post production services providing digital enhancement of production footage. Developed relationships with post production and visual effects colleagues for the purpose of developing alternate revenue streams for existing enhancement and restoration services.
Line Producer/Project Manager
June 2004 - April 2005
FATHOM STUDIOS - Atlanta, Georgia 2004 - 2005
Fathom evolved from creating award-winning computer graphics and animation for industrial and broadcast productions to combining vision and imagination for animation.
Developed schedules and milestones, tracked completion of shots and sequences, collaborated with animation and lighting department directors to meet completion dates, assisted in marketing initiatives, contributed to production meetings and developed processes and procedures to assist in project completion.
Accelerated the pace of production t
Facility Designer/Operations Planner
Lion Digital Productions
January 2002 - January 2004
Start-up entertainment based business founded for the development of a CG animation facility to be built and managed in Hong Kong.
Operations consultant for technical due diligence. Co-produced relevant budgets, schedules, reports and presentations for meetings in Hollywood and Hong Kong. Co-designer of infrastructure and workflow for a project dedicated animation facility. With technology/design team, researched and specified equipment and design of workflow and pipeline.
Performed a detailed analysis of current CG animation workflow and pipeline to
April 2001 - December 2002
Co-producer and designer, facilities infrastructure, pipeline and workflow for Digital Intermediate and Feature Animation.
Pacific Title & Art Studio
2000 - 2001
PACIFIC TITLE AND ART - Los Angeles, California 2000 - 2001
Pacific Title & Art Studio has played a major role in the film titling and post production industry for over 86 years.
Trailer Conform and Compositing
Inferno artist/compositor. Client liaison and troubleshooter. Trailer conform, compositing, version management and color grading for film and video. Developed concepts and design of visual effects and title animation.
January 1997 - December 1999
Compositor for feature films and main titles for features.
April 1994 - April 1996
Art Director for feature film and trailer titles, managing creative and legal requirements, cultivating and managing relationships with high level directors and producers, mentoring staff and tracking and successful completion of hundreds of projects.
Director, Film Titles and Effects Dept.
Cannon Films, MGM
1983 - 1994
Founded and acted as Art Director for a feature film and trailer titles and effects department. Worked directly with feature and trailer producers, directors, editors, post production supervisors and actors to develop, design and execute film titles and effects. Also initiated the use of digital tools in a previously analogue department.