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Angelo Stanco
407-1529 Pender St W., Vancouver, BC VG6 3J3
Phone : 604.440.5798
Email : angelostanco@gmail.com
 
 
Work Experience:
 
Sony Pictures Imageworks: FX TD (November 2017 – Present)
 
Smallfoot (November 2017 – Present)
 
Double Negative: FX TD (May 2017 – October 2017)
 
Created a range of underwater FX. Mostly concentrating on underwater thermocline interaction, bubble explosions and blood sims. Other generic shot work also consisted of particulate interaction, engine bubbles, and bullet destruction interaction.
The Meg (May 2017 – October 2017)
 
Digiatl Domain: FX Artist (July 2016 – April 2017)
 
Created a range of FX which where wrapped into HDA’s and deployed to the team. Vehicle Thrusters, Holograms,Character volumetric dust, mound and prop wash simulations. All FX rendered in Mantra, which went directly into compositing for all of the sequences.
Spiderman – Homecoming (July 2016 – Present)
Power Rangers (July 2016 – Present)
 
Sony Pictures Imageworks: FX / CFX TD (October 2014 – July 2016)
 
Procedural modeling of vine environment, setup of falling leaves and procedural crumpling. Worked on shots with lighting, plasma, and pyro interaction. Simulation of Cloth and Hair, rigid character integration, environment grooming and setup of complex one off shots.
Smurfs : The Lost Village (February 2016 – July 2016)
Alice through the Looking Glass (August 2015 – February 2016)
Hotel Transylvania 2 (October 2014 – August 2015)
 
Double Negative: FX TD (February 2014 – August 2014)
 
Responsible for a variety of FX elements, snow, mist, smoke, water, and jet thrusters. Lit elements in Mantra, pre-comped in Nuke and worked with compositors to achieve the desired look.
Interstellar (February 2014 – June 2014)
Exodus (June 2014 – August 2014)
 
Rhythm and Hues Studios: Technical Animation TD, Lead, Supervisor (September 2010 – May 2013)
 
Worked on Fur and Cloth for the finalization of characters, which entailed a complex understanding of Rigging and FX simulations in the studios proprietary software.
The Seventh Son (September 2012 – April 2013)
R.I.P.D. (May 2012 – September 2012)
Snow White and the Huntsman (November 2011 – April 2012)
Alvin and the Chipmunks 3 (June 2011 – November 2011)
Mr. Poppers Penguins (March 2011 – June 2011)
Hop (September 2010 – March 2011)
Yogi (September 2010 – December 2010)
 
Mr. X INC: Lighting TD (February 2010 – August 2010)
 
Worked in the Lighting, Texturing and Modeling Department. Created textures, built assets, shaders and scripts to assist lighting artists. Problem solved many aspects in multiple areas of production.
Tron: Legacy (February 2010 – August 2010)
 
Rhythm and Hues Studios: Technical Animation TD (May 2009 – November 2009)
 
Worked on Fur and Cloth for the finalization of characters, which entailed a complex understanding of Rigging and FX simulations in the studios proprietary software.
Alvin and the Chipmucks 2 (May 2009 – November 2009)
 
Method Studios: FX TD / Generalist (December 2008 – April 2009)
 
Worked on Fur and Cloth for the finalization of characters, which entailed a complex understanding of Rigging and FX simulations in the studios proprietary software.
 
Charlex: Compositing Artist (August 2008 – December 2008)
 
Worked with different advertising agencies to develop test commercials. Was responsible for compositing 3D into live action footage

 
Skills:
• Houdini, Maya, V-Ray, Arnold, Katana, Nuke, Adobe Creative Suite, Lightworks, MEL, Python
• Linux, Windows and Macintosh Platforms
• Academic knowledge of traditional painting, drawing and human anatomy
 
Education:
• New York University
 
New York, New York
Masters of Science in Advanced Digital Imaging and Design (May 2008)
 
• Long Island University
 
Brookville, New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Computer Art and Design (May 2006)
 
Awards and Recognitions:
• Featured in AutoDesk 2009 Best of Show Reel – "Chairs" The Ladders Commercial (Method Studios)
• Featured in AutoDesk 2008 Siggraph Show Reel – "Blindsided" NYU Graduate Thesis
• Dual Citizen of both The United States and The European Union
 
References:
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