From T.V. commercials to feature films – from photo realistic rendering to stylized C.G. worlds.  Brian’s career as a generalist technical director and lighting artist has encompassed projects at several of the foundational animation studios.

His work at Rhythm & Hues Studios included effects animation for a Coke: Polar Bears commercial, lighting & compositing of C.G. elements in to several films and a fully rendered stereoscopic, motion based ride film.

As a feature animation lighting artist, Brian’s work can be seen in Toy Story 2Monsters Inc.Finding NemoShrek 2 & Madagascar.

As a frequent contributor to the Pixar Short Films department, He lead several projects, staffing, directing lighting and serving as technical advisor to the projects directors. Through his leadership roll, he was involved is all aspects of the Pixar pipeline from storyboarding to recording voice talent to final post production. As a generalist in the shorts department his work included shader coding, texture painting, modeling, animation rigging, lighting & compositing.

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