Visual Effects

A collection of movies that I worked on as Layout Artist / Camera Technical Director / Matchmove Artist for some of the biggest visual effect companies in the world.

Filmography on IMDB

Industrial Light and Magic - Senior Layout Artist

January 2013 - Present | Singapore

All kinds of camera matchmoves, match animation, photo modelling, 3d layout, trainer for new hires in Layout (workflow) and Production Engineering (Zeno), tech support and tool development, pipeline and workflow improvements, international collaborations with other ILM offices, guide for google apps.

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story - Layout Sequence Lead
  • Monster Hunt 2 - Senior Layout Artist
  • Ready Player One - Layout Tech Lead
  • Kong: Skull Island - Senior Layout Artist
  • The Great Wall - Senior Layout Artist
  • Spectre - Layout Lead
  • Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension - Senior Layout Artist
  • Warcraft: The Beginning - Senior Layout Artist
  • Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction - Layout Lead
  • Noah - Senior Layout Artist

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Weta Digital - Camera Technical Director 

January 2011 - November 2012 | Wellington, New Zealand

Matchmove reviews, coaching and mentoring the team to solve difficult shots, matchmoving, rotomation, motion capture, lineup cameras to survey and scan data, creating camera motion synchronized to witness cameras, 3d character animation, MEL & Python scripting for Maya and 3d Equalizer, matching cameras and objects.
Software: 3d Equalizer, Maya, Nuke, inhouse tools.

  • The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Man of Steel
  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  • Prometheus
  • The Avengers
  • X-Men - First Class
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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Trixter - Freelance Matchmove Artist

December 2009 - June 2010 | Munich, Germany

Camera Matchmove, modeling layout geometry, 3d stereo conversion with Nuke.

  • Lilly the Witch 2 (Hexe Lilli 2 - Die Reise nach Mandolan) - Matchmove Artist
  • Super HybridMatchmove and Stereo Conversion Artist

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Pixomondo - Freelance Matchmove Artist

June 2010 - December 2010 |  Beijing, China
September 2008 - May 2009 | Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Germany 

Team management, matchmove reviews, teaching, pipeline development, animation, matchmoving, rotoanimation, all kinds of 3d tasks, test compositing, breath smoke effects.

  • Suckerpunch - Digital Artist, Technical Director, Matchmove Artist
  • Red Tails - Matchmove Lead
  • Hindenburg - Division CG Lead
  • 2012 - Matchmove Artist 
  • Ninja Assassin - Matchmove Artist
  • Vulkan - Matchmove Artist
  • Crashpoint - 90 Minuten bis zum Absturz - Matchmove Artist
  • Lasko - Die Faust Gottes - Matchmove Artist

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Arri - Freelance Matchmove Artist

October 2009 - December 2009 | Cologne, Munich Germany

Matchmoving, 3d scene preperation with matching camera and objects.

  • Jerry Cotton
  • Vincent will meer
  • Bushido - Zeiten ändern Dich

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