EXPERIENCE

 

Matte Painter at Framestore, London UK.

July 2019 to Present

Working on undisclosed feature films. 

Lead Matte Painter at Mr.X, Montreal Canada.

May 2018 to June 2019

Matte Painting for high-end TV series and feature film work
Working with producers and coordinators with assigning shots to the team
Deciphering as well as follow through on shot turnovers, dailies, briefings/ notes, and feedback
Helping supervisors and team members with problem-solving on matte painting shots
Making sure the pipeline is efficient and stable to meet the deadlines.

Compositor | Matte Painter at Rocket Science VFX, Toronto Canada.

August 2016 to April 2018

Compositing and matte painting for episodic TV series and feature films.  


Senior Compositor / Matte Painter at X60, Dubai UAE.

June 2015 to July 2016

Compositing and matte painting for commercials and corporate content for middle east region.   


Matte Painter at Freelance, Remote work

May 2015 to June 2015

Matte painting for Grey Goo (RTS) game cutscenes at Axis Animation, Scotland.  


Matte Painter at MPC, Vancouver Canada.

January 2015 to April 2015

Digital matte painting and environment work on a undisclosed feature film.  


Compositor | Matte Painter at Freelance, Remote work

July 2014 to Decemberr 2014  

● CG Compositing for "STB - Anything is Possible" corporate video Abundant Productions, Singapore.   
● Matte painting for undisclosed project at Red Hot CG, Shanghai  
● Compositing and Matte Painting for short '7aam MAAD' at Millenia Motion Pictures Pte Ltd, Singapore.    

 

Compositor at Double Negative, London U.K.

 March 2014 to June 2014

I was designated as digital compositor for the feature film, ‘Interstellar’.


Compositor / Matte Painter at Freelance, Remote work

May 2013 to February 2014  
● Matte Painter for “
Octhorber Promo video" for Disney XD Channel under A Post Office, Singapore. 
● Matte painting for undisclosed project at Red Hot CG, Shanghai  
● Matte Painting for undisclosed projects at Lenscare FX, UK.  
● Matte Painting and Compositing for "Dunden Bugune Ankara" project under IDA Pictures, Istanbul.

 

Senior Compositor at Base FX, Beijing China .

January 2013 to February 2013

I was designated as a senior compositor on the feature “ Olympus has Fallen ” at Base FX, China.


Compositor / Matte Painter at IDA Pictures, Istanbul Turkey.

September 2012 to January 2013

I worked as an in-house compositor / matte painter for a Kazakhstan sc-fi feature film " Phantom hunt ”


Freelance Compositor / Matte painter, Remote work

June 2012 to August 2012

● Compositing for Strike Back Season 3 (Sky Networks UK) and Blandings (BBC) under LenscareFX, UK.  
● Compositing for Standard Chartered Corporate video under Abundant Productions Singapore.  
● Matte painting for short film Meka Blade under Ricehat Films, Florida USA.  


Digital Matte Painter / Compositor at Worldwide FX, Sofia Bulgaria.

March 2012 to May 2012

I Worked on the feature ' The Expendables 2 ' as a digital matte painter


Senior Compositor at Makuta VFX, Hyderabad India.

 January 2011 to February 2012

I Worked mostly on several digital environment sequences for feature films as a senior compositor and matte painter. Additional on-the-job achievements includes working as an on-set VFX supervisor for a VFX intensitive south feature film called ' Eega'.
 

Compositor at Apostrophe films, Singapore.

March 2009 to November 2010

I Worked on several broadcast commercials and corporate content as a compositor and matte painter.
 

Junior Compositor at Filmmagik, Singapore.

June 2008 to February 2009  
Mainly worked broadcast and corporate content as a compositor and motion designer.   

 

AWARDS

 

Best Visual Effects in Motion Pictures Oscars 2015 "Interstellar", Digital Compositor

● Indian National Award for Best Visual Effects 2013 "Eega", Senior Compositor, Matte Painter, On-set VFX supervisor  
● New York Film Festival 2010 Bronze World Medal Compositor, "French Open Promotion" 
● PROMAX BDA Asia Gold Award Best Sports Promo Compositor," French Open Promotion" 

 

EDUCATION

 

BA (Honours) in Multimedia Arts, Graduate 2008 SAE Institute Singapore ( Middlesex University, London)
 

SPECIALISED SKILLS

 

Matte painting, Compositing, Concept Design, 2.5D and Camera Projection.

 

 

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