Craig Kuehne

Filmmaker, Visual Effect Artist, and Author

★★★

VISUAL EFFECTS

VFX DEMO REEL

MOTION GRAPHICS REEL

RESUME

Experience and Skills 

 

Adobe After Effects. 20 years experience - Designing visual effects, compositing, rotoscoping, wire / rig removal, motion tracking, titles

Adobe Photoshop. 24 years experience - Graphics design, altering photos, creating clean plates

Cinema 4D. 10 years experience - Basic animation, texturing, hard surface modeling, motion graphics

Nuke. 2 years experience - Compositing, rotoscoping, wire / rig removal, motion tracking

 

Also have experience in Final Cut Pro (7 and X), Mocha, Motion, Adobe Illustrator.

 

 

Relevant Work History 

 

Deep Water FX, Los Angeles, CA 

Compositor, Tracker, CG Modeler and Animator, Motion Graphics, 2014-Current

“Westworld”, “Person of Interest”, “Roadies”, “Wayward Pines”

 

Pixomondo, Burbank, CA 

Compositor, Tracker, CG Modeler and Animator, Motion Graphics, 2010-2013 (Freelance), 2009 (Freelance)

“Game of Thrones”, “The Hunger Games”, “Fringe”, “Grimm”, “Terra Nova”, "Community", "The Mindy Kaling Project"

 

Sassoon Film Design, Hollywood, CA 

Compositor, Tracker, CG Modeler and Animator, 2D to 3D Conversion, 2009 (Freelance)

“Alice in Wonderland”, “Arabia” (IMAX film), “G-Force”, “Tekken”

 

Graphic Films, Hollywood, CA 

Compositor, Graphics Design, CG Modeler and Animator, 2008-Present (Freelance)

“Animalopolis” (IMAX film), Multiple IMAX theater logos in stereoscopic

 

S4 Studios, Hollywood, CA 

Visual Effects Designer, Compositor, 2003-Present (Freelance)

Films include ‘A Dirty Shame’, ‘Last Day ’, ‘Dodgeball’,

Film trailers include ‘Blades of Glory', 'Zodiac', 'Da Vinci Code', 'Saw', 'Fat Albert', 'Garfield: The Movie'

 

Cartel, Hollywood, CA 

Beauty Clean Up, Compositor, Graphics Design, 2003-Present (Freelance)

Music Videos include Metallica's 'Frantic', Black Eyed Peas' 'My Humps', Damien Marley's 'Beautiful', Lloyd's 'You'

 

Encore Video, Hollywood, CA 

Visual Effects Designer, Compositor, Designed and Wrote Copy for Ads, 1996-2003

TV projects include ‘Ally McBeal’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Roswell’, ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (TV)’, ‘Fantasy Island’, ‘News Radio’, ‘Invisible Man’, ‘Dark Angel’

Film projects include ‘The Sender’, ‘Leprechaun in the Hood’, ‘For Love or Mummy’

Specials include MTV 2002 Movie Awards, and 2002 Key Art Awards

 

Cinesite, London, UK 

Visual Effects Designer, 2000 (Freelance)

TV projects include ‘In The Beginning’, ‘The Sight’

Film projects include ‘The Claim’

 

Farmers Insurance, Los Angeles, CA 

Visual Effects, Sound Design and Nonlinear Editor, 1999 (Freelance)

Designed sound and visual effects, graphic animations, and edited a five-minute video for a Corporate Presentation and Marketing Purposes

 

Education and Training 

California Lutheran University

Bachelor of the Arts degree in Communication Arts, 1993