ROBERT BLOOM

Senior Lighting TD

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
-Dual Canadian / British citizenship.
-Fourteen years of experience with Maya and Shake/Nuke.
-Feature film, CGI, and VFX experience.
-IMAX 3D film experience.
-Stereo feature film experience.
-Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting and Sculpture.

 

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE
Nuke, Shake, Maya, Houdini, Renderman, Photoshop

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY  
Oct 2010 – Present
Weta Digital
Wellington, New Zealand
Lighting TD
The Adventures of Tintin, The Avengers, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Iron Man 3, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Key Lighting, Shot Lighting, and Compositing.


Aug 2009 – Sept 2010
Animal Logic
Sydney, Australia
Senior Lighter / Compositor
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
Key Lighting, Shot Lighting, and Compositing

Oct 2008 – June 2009
Framestore
London, UK
Compositor
Where the Wild Things Are
Compositing; managing Lighters and Paint/Roto artists.

Oct 2007 – Oct 2008
Framestore-CFC
London, UK
Lighting TD / Compositor
The Tale of Despereaux
Lighting and Compositing

Nov 2006 – Sept 2007
IMAX Inc.
Toronto, Canada
Senior Compositor
Night at the Museum, 300, Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix
Compositing; R&D

March 2007 – April 2007
Rocket Science VFX
Toronto, Canada

Compositor
Resident Evil: Extinction, License to Wed, Billable Hours
Compositing; Cineon, HD, Cgi; Set extensions; Trouble shooting and debugging of Lighting and Compositing files.

July 2006 – Oct 2006
Animal Logic
Sydney, Australia

Compositor / Lighting TD
Happy Feet
Compositing; Green Screen; Look Dev; Shot lighting; MEL scripting; Trouble shooting and debugging of Lighting and Compositing files.

Jan 2006 – June 2006
DNA Productions Inc.
Irving, TX

 

Compositor / Junior Lighting TD / Lead IMAX TD
The Ant Bully
Trained and Supervised two IMAX teams.
Intraocular design. Conversion of finaled Houdini and Nuke files to stereographic
renders. Trouble shooting and debugging of finaled Lighting and Compositing files.

Dec 2004 – Jan 2006
IMAX Inc.
Toronto, Canada

 

Compositor / 3D Artist
Superman Returns, Deep Sea 3D, Batman Begins
Compositing, 3D modeling, animating, matte painting.
R&D with IMAX’s DMR Division - rig removal, creation and integration of clean plates, 2D tracking, low-poly modeling and animation, camera matching. Contributed to development of workflow and methodologies for Superman Stereographic Conversion.

July 1999 - July 2004
Dog & Pony Studios
Toronto, Canada

Compositor / 3D Artist
Science Freak, Turning Points of History, Mega Builders
Compositing, 3D modeling, rigging, animating, texturing, lighting.

 

 

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