Star Trek (2009)

Director: JJ Abrams Company: Industrial Light + Magic (San Francisco) Software: RenderMan, Nuke Responsibilities for this project included: Key lighting and shot lighting of characters and sets for various sequences. Key lighting for Kobayashi Maru sequence.

Hancock (2008)

Director: Peter Berg Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: katana, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Key lighting of Wil Smith digital double character and interiors for various sequences. Look Development of hospital interior shots, including photo and paint projection to match set environment. Shader Development for broken glass fragments for FX shots.

I Am Legend (2007)

Director: Francis Lawrence Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: katana, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Shot lighting and compositing for digital-double and assets.

Surf’s Up (2007)

Director: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: katana, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Key lighting of characters and environments.

Open Season (2006)

Director: Roger Allers, Jill Culton Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: Sprib, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Key lighting of characters and environments. Compositing of final images for film.

Monster House (2006)

Director: Gil Kenan Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: Sprib, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Characters and environment shot lighting. Stereoscopic 3D conversion.

Bewitched (2005)

Director: Nora Ephron Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: Sprib, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Custom RenderMan shaders for hanging lanterns, various audio/video cables, and styrofoam packing peanuts. Key lighting of characters and interiors for various sequences.

The Aviator (2004)

Director: Martin Scorsese Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: Sprib, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Lighting and Compositing of computer-generated Spruce Goose.

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Director: Sam Raimi Company: Sony Pictures Imageworks (Culver City, CA) Software: Sprib, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Lighting and rendering of buildings, and projected damage. Working with LightStage maps for digital doubles for Doc Ock, Mary Jane, and Peter Parker.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Director: Peter Jackson Company: Weta Digital (Wellington, NZ) Software: Maya, RenderMan, Shake Responsibilities for this project included: Working with Massive software to create the “brain” the drove the various crowd assets. The majority of the project was spent on the crowd agents for the horse, rider, and Mumakil assets. Helped with clean-up of mocap data. Setup crowd assets to incorporate …