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Experience

3D Workflow Supervisor/ Colorist, CAMERON | PACE GROUP - Burbank, CA 2007-2013


Design and implementation of digital stereoscopic workflows. Researched and developed new stereoscopic tools. Built and maintained post-production facility for Cameron Pace Burbank. Oversaw and managed over a million dollars worth of purchases including hardware, software and support contracts. Designed stereoscopic dailies color pipelines for studio feature films. Worked with studio executives on schedule of dailies turnaround and specifications, and prepared workflow diagrams for all departments. Trained and hired local talent for production jobs worldwide, including China, India, Hungary, UK, New Zealand, and Canada. Trained on and evaluated VFX software platforms for stereoscopic R&D. Responsible for assuring quality of 3D images to department heads, including Directors, Directors of Photography, VFX Supervisors, and Editors. Dailies Colorist for Academy Award nominated Director of Photography, John Mathieson (Gladiator) during production of 47 Ronin. Held a leadership position in the camera department on two back to back Academy Award winning films for Cinematography: Hugo (Robert Richardson, 2012), Life of Pi (Claudio Miranda, 2013).


Credits: Life of Pi, Ang Lee (Fox 2000); Hugo, Martin Scorsese (Paramount/GK Films); Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Robert Rodriguez (Aldamisa Entertainment); 47 Ronin, Carl Rinsch (Universal Pictures); Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, Andrew Adamson (Paramount Pictures); Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Michael Bay (Paramount Pictures); Final Destination 5, Steven Quale (New Line Cinema); Yogi Bear, Eric Brevig (Warner Bros.); Tron Legacy, Joseph Kosinsky (Walt DisneyPictures); Final Destination 4, David Ellis (New Line Cinema)

Data Capture Engineer, Freelance - CA 2005-2007

Worked on set with RAW/uncompressed digital cinematography. On set support for HD cameras and data recorders. Integrated new technology into established camera crew procedures and met their rigorous demands. Supported and explained monitoring/color issues, timecode, editorial concerns, camera accessories, playback, sound, power and logistics. Bridged on-set recording technology with post-production requirements. Educated production personnel on logistical requirements of new technology.


Credits: Zodiac, David Fincher (Warner Bros.);Miami Vice, Michael Mann (Universal, camera tests); G-Force, Hoyt Yeatman (Jerry Bruckheimer Films, camera tests); Deadly Impact, Robert Kurtzman (MGM); Walk Hard, Jake Kasdan (Columbia); Killer Pad, Robert Englund (Rice Films).
Commercial clients:Tool, Anonymous Content, RSA/USA, Headquarters, Uncle Productions, Believe Media.

Prep Tech – Digital Camera Specialist, The Camera House - North Hollywood, CA 2004-2005

Prepared camera packages for camera assistants. Managed communication between clients on the prep floor and sales personnel. Trained camera assistants on new Digital Cinema Cameras and Workflows. Intimately involved with the creation of the Camera House digital department. Lectured at the Santa Fe HD Workshop 2005. Represented The Camera House and S.Two at Cinegear, NAB and HD Expo in 2005.

Education

University of California at San Diego — Cum Laude B.A. in Visual Arts - 2004
L’Université de Paris IV: La Sorbonne 2001-2002
Lycée Français de Los Angeles - Baccalaureat Français 1992-2000

Skills

Camera: Sony F23/35, F55, Arri Alexa XT, Alexa M, Red Epic, Dragon, Phantom Flex, Canon 5D/7D
      Proper exposure and setup of digital cameras.
Recorder: Codex Lab, Onboard, Vault, Samurai, Blackmagic, Sony SR tape decks.
      Proper recording procedures (data and tape), data management and naming conventions.
Post: Quantel Pablo, DaVinci Resolve, DVS Clipster, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Truelight Calibration, Barco Calibration, PR655, VideoHub Routing. Familiar with Mistika, Colorfront, Baselight, Scratch, FilmMaster
      Color Correction, Stereo Alignment, DCP creation, Transcoding, Editing, Color Calibration, Color Science, Post Facility design and management
VFX: Nuke, Ocula, After Effects, Mocha Pro, 3D Equalizer, Neat Video
      2D/3D compositing, Stereoscopic manipulations, Depth Map creation, 3D camera tracking, rotoscoping, use of 3D particle systems, noise reduction/cleanup.
Imaging: Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, LR Timelapse
Computer: Mac, Windows, Linux. Bash, VBA, AppleScript scripting. Stornext installation and management. LTO4-LTO6 operation. High performance SAN and Networking skills, NFS, Samba.
Creative: Director, DP, VFX artist, Editor, Colorist.

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