B R I A N D A V I S
I have over 20 years of experience in the film and video industry.
I am primarily an FX artist, but have also supervised projects, done lighting and rendering, compositing, matte painting, texture painting, and editorial.
Houdini, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Nuke, Renderman, Arnold, V-Ray, FumeFX, Krakatoa, DeepPaint, Terragen, Vue, ODE, Bullet, Massive, Katana, Voodoo, After Effects, Ultimatte, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, AVID, Vegas, and many other software packages.
The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow
Sand monster, lava, space environments, particle energy blasts, electricity, misc. effects
The Penguins of Madagascar:
Breaking glass, particles, destruction.
How To Train Your Dragon 2:
Explosions, destruction, snow, ice, footprints, and dust.
Pyroclastic dust, flocking simulations, and dust.
Rise of the Guardians:
Gold sand simulations, black sand nightmares, and freezing effects.
Puss In Boots:
Fluid simulations, dust, and destruction...
Kung Fu Panda 2:
Baby panda tears, boat destruction, and misc dust and debris...
How To Train Your Dragon:
Destruction, dust, debris...
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs:
Spaghetti tornado, food dynamics, crowd simulations.
Body of Lies:
Missile and RPG trails.
Blood, bubbles, misc...
Spider Man 3:
Webs, glider fire, black venom goo, etc...
Smoke, dust, rain, water.
Meteors, solar flares, black hole, other misc. effects
Tree and ground/root displacement
The Polar Express:
Smoke, steam, snow, fire effects
The Haunted Mansion:
Smoke, fire, painting transitions, and ghost trails
Nightcrawler teleportation effect
Karate Dog :
Talking animals, fur simulations
Baby Geniuses 2:
Talking babies, lasers, liquids, and other effects...
Doctor Doolittle 2:
How The Grinch Stole Christmas:
Clouds, snow, and atmospheric effects
Stormrider: Disney Ride Film
Hurricane cloud environments
Life On Mars: Pre-Production Trailer
The Hollow Man:
Motion graphics art direction/supervision
Star Trek, Insurrection:
Drone and shuttle animation, matte painting
Blood animation, compositing
X-Files, The Movie:
Flying saucer texture designs
Compositing, fire, smoke, etc.
Title designs and animation
Fire, lava, smoke and compositing
The Shining: (Miniseries)
Wasp swarms, snow, morphs
Jingle All The Way:
Turbodisk and jetpack animation
Werewolf morphs, greenscreen compositing
Rockers: (Motion Simulator Ride)
Color correction, color timing
Escape From LA:
Underwater submarine animation
Submarine animation, missile animation, motion graphics
Secret service motion graphics animation
3D airplane animation, motion graphics animation
Motion graphics animation
Commercial and Corporate Video Credits:
Isobar, Estee Lauder, Isuzu, ITT, General Motors, Mizuno & Associates, Oakley, University of Southern California, Jewelry TV, Giant Mountain Bikes, United States Geologic Survey, Osaka Sankyo University, California Leathercrafts, Cosmetic World, as well as shooting and editing many fashion and awards shows.
References and Demo Reel Available Upon Request