Brian DeMetz

V i s u a l
-F X -3 D -A r t i s t

S e n i o r -T e c h n i c a l
D i r e c t o r



Email:
info@briandemetz.com

IMDB listing: Brian DeMetz





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
  • Adobe Premiere
  • For practical VFX elements...
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ1000; 4k resolution; variable frame-rates
  • Panasonic AG-HVX200A; DVCpro HD format; variable frame-rates

Show Reels
(Quicktime MOV)

  • Reel 1 - Older VFX work
    3:00, 77MB
    Right click here and save to disk for optimum viewing.
  • Reel 2 - More recent Film VFX work
    2:30, 66MB
    Right click here and save to disk for optimum viewing.


  • Reel 3 - Pyrotechnic Fluid Dynamics samples
    14MB
    Right click here and save to disk for optimum viewing.



    Reel 1 Shot List

    Reel 2 Shot List
    (not yet available)

    Reel 3 - All my work

Skills

  • 3D Studio MAX
  • Digital Fusion, After Effects Pro
  • FumeFX, Phoenix FD
  • Afterburn, Pyrocluster
  • Mental Ray, Vray, Brazil
  • Maya Fluids
  • Adobe Premier

Production Experience

  • 3D/2D Visual effects
  • Particle systems
  • Atmospherics
  • Modeling, texturing, lighting, & animation
  • Senior Technical Director
  • Visual FX Supervisor
  • Cinematics Supervisor
  • Compositing & editing, video/audio
  • Project scheduling
  • HTML/ASP/PHP design/programming
  • Plugins research & development

Employment History

  • Final Light VFX
    • Burbank, California
    • Jan 2008 to present
    • VFX Technical Director
    Frantic Films
    • Hollywood, California
    • Oct 2008 to Dec 2008
    • VFX Senior Technical
  • Digital Dimension
    • Tarzana, California
    • Nov 2005 to Present
    • VFX Senior 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 Cinematic Team
    • 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

 







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