Brian DeMetz - Visual Effects Artist


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Brian DeMetz


Email: info@briandemetz.com
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9 Years Experience

  • 3D Studio MAX
  • Nuke, Fusion, After Effects Pro
  • Fume FX, Phoenix FD
  • Thinking Particles, Particle Flow
  • Afterburn, Pyrocluster
  • Vray, Mental Ray
  • Practical Elements

Production Areas

  • 3D Visual effects
  • Particle systems
  • Atmospherics
  • Debris simulation
  • Modeling, texturing, lighting, & animation
  • VFX Technical Director
  • VFX Supervisor
  • Senior VFX Artist
  • Cinematics Supervisor
  • Compositing & editing, video/audio
  • Project scheduling
  • HTML/ASP/PHP design/programming
  • Plugins research & development

Hardware/Software Ownership

  • Dell Precision workstations, Xeon CPU, 28 Cores, 72GB Ram max, 24TB Storage
  • 3D Studio MAX
  • FumeFX, Afterburn, Phoenix FD
  • Thinking Particles
  • After Effects Pro
  • Premiere
  • For practical VFX elements...
  • BlackMagic Ursa Cinema Camera, Version 2; Tamron optics; 12 stops of dyn. range; global shutter; 4k resolution @ 120fps to Raw 3:1; Raw Uncompressed @ 60fps; ProRes flavors also available; variable frame-rates
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ1000; 4k resolution; variable frame-rates

Employment History

  • Final Light VFX
    • Burbank, California
    • Jan 2008 to present
    • VFX Technical Director
  • Frantic Films
    • Hollywood, California
    • Oct 2008 to Dec 2008
    • VFX Technical Director
  • Digital Dimension
    • Tarzana, California
    • Nov 2005 to 2008
    • VFX Technical Director
  • Final Light VFX
    • Simi Valley, California
    • January 2002 to Nov 2005
    • VFX Animator / Compositor
  • Race Studios
    • Malibu, California
    • July 2001 to January 2002
    • VFX Animator / Compositor
  • 3DO/New World Cinematics
    • Agoura Hills, CA
    • May 1998 to July 2001
    • Lead Artist / VFX Animator / Compositor
  • An-amaze-tion Studios
    • Simi Valley, California
    • June 1995 to May 1998
    • VFX Artist / Production Supervisor / Systems Administrator

Acknowledgments

  • 2005, Atomic Blast VFX elements press released across the internet
  • 2004, Van Helsing Cinematic TV spot & VFX, created for Vivendi Universal
  • 2004, Red Ninja VFX, created for Black Label Games, Japan
  • 2004, BMW and Chevrolet CG car shots spotlighted on 3DM3.com
  • 2003, Lord of the Rings, style guide, web art, Siggraph 30' poster display graphic
  • 2001, Various shots from 3DO Cinematics reel were shown in Siggraph's Shrine Auditorium Presentation
  • 2001, New World Cinematic entire reel was shown at Siggraph Animation Theater
  • 2001, New World Cinematic Team featured at Discreet's Artist Spotlight website
  • 2000, "Meteors into bridge" and "Leela the Archer" from 3DO Cinematics shown in Discreet's Siggraph Reel
  • 1997, "Monday Night Movie Logo" shown in Discreet's Siggraph Reel

 




2017 The Mummy
 
  • CG Sand RnD and Elements
2017 Snatched
 
  • CG Creature
  • CG Boat on Water
  • CG Fire/Smoke
2016 Deadpool
 
  • CG Smoke
  • CG Katanas
2015 Fantastic Four
 
  • CG Misc VFX
2015 Zhongkui
 
  • CG Fire/Smoke
  • CG Water Simulations
2014 Dumb and Dumber To
 
  • CG Smoke
  • CG Tornado
2013 After Earth
 
  • CG Ionic Layer RnD
2013 Die Hard 4
 
  • CG Fire/Smoke
  • CG Debris/Destruction
  • CG Dust
2013 Gangster Squad
 
  • CG People
  • CG Debris/Dust
  • CG Bullet/Body Impacts
2012 Malachi IX
 
  • CG Ships
  • CG Laser FX
  • CG Environments
  • Compositing
2012 The Three Stooges
 
  • CG Smoke
2012 Get the Gringo
 
  • CG Tire Disintegration
  • CG Dust
  • CG Impacts
2011 The Rum Diary
 
  • CG Smoke
  • CG Tire Skidding Smoke
2011 Thor
 
  • CG Rainbow Bridge RnD
2011 5 Days of War
 
  • CG Heli Explosions
2011 I Am Number Four
 
  • CG Underwater VFX
  • CG Plankton
2011 The Green Hornet
 
  • CG Smoke RnD
2010 The Warrior's Way
 
  • CG Explosions
  • CG Misc VFX
2010 The Next Three Days
 
  • CG Environments
  • CG Vehicles RnD
2010 Furry Vengeance
 
  • CG Bird Strikes
  • CG Smoke
2010 The Book of Eli
 
  • CG Explosions
  • CG Shockwaves
  • CG Characters
2009 2012
 
  • CG Fire/Smoke
2009 This Is It
 
  • CG Dirt/Sand
2009 The Undying
 
  • CG Smoke
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
 
  • CG Missile Trails RnD
2009 Year One
 
  • CG Explosions RnD
2009 Land of the Lost
 
  • CG Mist/Smoke
  • CG Vortex
2009 The Pink Panther 2
 
  • CG Water
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still
 
  • CG Skin Healing
  • CG Ocean
  • CG Misc VFX
2008 Get Smart
 
  • CG Airplane, Team member
  • CG Cones of Silence
  • CG Misc VFX
2007 Rendition
 
  • CG Explosions
  • CG Debris
2007 Live Free or Die Hard
 
  • CG Cars
  • CG Environment Shader/Lighting
  • CG Dust/Debris
2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
 
  • CG Rifle Smoke
  • CG Horse Dust RnD
2007 Norbit
 
  • CG Water
2007 Epic Movie
 
  • CG Gun Muzzle Blast
  • CG Dust/Smoke
  • CG Misc VFX
2006 Charlotte's Web
 
  • Practical crowd elements
2006 Talladega Nights
 
  • CG Cars
  • CG Tire Smoke
2006 Final Destination 3
 
  • CG Smoke
  • CG Car
  • CG Rocket Trails
  • CG Misc VFX

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