SCAD alumni and students work on the film "Life of Pi"

SCAD alumni and students work on the film "Life of Pi"

SCAD alumni and students work on the film "Life of Pi"

Dec. 28, 2012

Several alumni who work for Rhythm & Hues in Los Angeles, California, worked on the film "Life of Pi."

  • Mir Z. Ali (former SCAD student), visual effects technical director
  • Jeff Beeland (B.F.A., computer art, 2004), pipeline supervisor
  • Ryan Bowden (B.F.A., visual effects, 2009), visual effects technical director
  • Richard Shallcross (B.F.A., visual effects, 2010), lighting technical director
  • Matthew Nowicki DuVall (B.F.A., visual effects, 2011), visual effects artist
  • Melanie Dorn, (M.F.A., visual effects, 2008), digital compositor
  • Stephen Eisenmann (B.F.A., visual effects, 2010), lighting technical director
  • Cheri Fojtik (M.F.A., animation, 2011), texture painter
  • Drew Harrison (B.F.A., interactive design and game development, 2008), lead texture painter
  • Austin Hiser (B.F.A., computer art, 2004), lead compositor
  • John Kent Jr. (B.F.A., visual effects, 2011), visual effects
  • Michael Kessler (B.F.A., visual effects, 2007), pipeline technical director
  • Brandon Martin (B.F.A., animation, 2008), lead lighting technical director
  • Brandon Nelson (B.F.A., visual effects, 2005; M.F.A., visual effects, 2008), compositing supervisor
  • Stephen Null (B.F.A., visual effects, 2005), lead lighter
  • Hector M. Ortiz (B.F.A., film and television and visual effects, 2006), visual effects technical director
  • James Parks (B.F.A., computer art, 1999), technical animator
  • Raymond Popka (B.F.A., visual effects, 2011), junior FX technical director
  • Josh Shuman (M.F.A., visual effects, 2009), digital compositor
  • Matt Shumway (former SCAD student), animation supervisor
  • Allan Toellner (B.F.A., visual effects, 2009), lighting technical director
  • Huan Tran (B.F.A., visual effects, 2006), lead lighting technical director
  • M.F.A. visual effects student Frank John Unger, effects technical director
  • Kirsten Yamaguchi (M.F.A., animation, 2009), animator
  • Ting-Chun Yang (M.A., animation, 2012), lighting technical director