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Grads Work on Academy-Award Nominated Films

By: Brandi Madar

February 26, 2016

The Academy Awards are the culmination of each year’s awards season. This year, the drama and red carpet fashion lead up to what we hope will be an award-winning evening for graduates of The Art Institute of Vancouver. We’re excited to announce that the following graduates worked on the visual effects teams for Oscar-nominated films Ex Machina, The Revenant, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.


Ex Machina

Michael Ranalletta, Compositor, 2004, Diploma, Visual Effects Digital Animation Master


The Revenant

Dane Rayce Larocque, Character Modeler, 2012, Diploma, 3D Modeling for Animation & Games

Charmaine Childs, Paint-Rotoscope Artist, 2013, Diploma, VFX for Film and Television

Charles Daniel Lai, Senior Compositor, 2006, Diploma, Visual Effects & Foundation for Design

Deanne Louie, VFX Production Manager, 2004, Certificate, Entertainment Business & Management

Roberto Flores, Matchmover, 2011, Diploma, VFX for Film and Television

Cory Darough, Modeler/Texture Artist, 2010, Diploma, 3D Modeling for Animation & Games

“Goby” Hsiao Yun Chou, 2006, Diploma, Animation Art & Design

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Matt Anderson, CG Generalist at Industrial Light & Magic, 2011, Diploma, 3D Modeling for Animation & Games

Dan Brittain, Compositor at Industrial Light & Magic, 1998, Diploma, Digital Animation Master Program

Celia Jepson, Lighting Supervisor at Industrial Light and Magic, 2003, Diploma, Visual Effects Digital Animation Master

Dane Larocque, Jr. Character Modeler at Industrial Light & Magic, 2012, Diploma, 3D Modeling for Animation & Games

Stu MacRae, Senior Compositor at Industrial Light & Magic, 2004, Diploma, Visual Effects Digital Animation Master

Sal Malik, Lighting TD at Industrial Light & Magic, 2006, Diploma, Game Art & Design

Michael Ranalletta, Compositor, 2004, Diploma, Visual Effects Digital Animation Master

Dan Schick, Compositor at Industrial Light & Magic, 2003, Diploma, Visual Effects Digital Animation Master

Olessya (Alexa) Zalipyatskikh, Diploma, Associate Software Engineer at Industrial Light & Magic, 2012, 3D Modeling for Animation & Games

 

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By: Brandi Madar

February 26, 2016