Cristin Pescosolido


213.286.6284

Work Experience:

VFX Supervisor, Lytro
2016-present
       Duties include: Leading the VFX team, developing lightfield VFX workflow, customer interaction, defining best practices.

Stereo Supervisor, Lead Compositor, Industrial Light & Magic
2009-2016
       Duties include: Stereo supervision, compositing, software tool design, problem solving.

Lead Compositor, Electric Entertainment
2008
       Duties include: compositing, client interaction, software testing, pipeline design.

Compositor, Digital Domain
2008
       Duties include: compositing, client interaction, problem solving,
       supervision of all Speed Racer farm out shots.

Visual Effects Supervisor, Meteor Studios
2004-2007
       Duties include: supervising all aspects of several shows, on-set supervision, compositing,
       client interaction, software testing, pipeline design.

Sequence Supervisor, ESC Entertainment
2003
       Duties include: 2D & 3D supervision, compositing, technical direction,
       client interaction, collecting pez.

Compositor, Centropolis Effects, LLC
1998-2002
       Duties include: compositing, product testing/development, technical direction,
       building strange sculptures in the offices.

Composite and Matchmove/Layout Supervisor, Cinesite
1995-1998
        Duties include: composite supervision, sequence (2D & 3D) supervision, matchmove/layout supervision,
        layout on set, tools development, training.

Other Experience:
Cinematographer, Choosing Your Course short film, 2002
Speaker, Women In Film, Film and Digital Technology, 1996
Teaching Fellow, CalArts, stop-motion animation, 1994-1995

Useful Skills:
Software: Nuke, Shake. A smattering of other 2D packages.
Animation: trained in classical 2D, stop-motion, and optical printing techniques, armature building.
OS/Programming: Perl, some python, some C++, unix & osX sysadmin experience.
Other: Stereography, photography, rudimentary darkroom skills, light metal fabrication skills.

Education:

MFA coursework
1993-1995
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

AB cum laude
1991
Harvard/Radcliffe College
Cambridge, MA
        Visual and Environmental Studies magna cum laude for thesis work.



Filmography:

Industrial Light & Magic (2009-2016)
Rogue One - A Star Wars Story - compositor
Teenage Mutant Turtles 2 - CG sequence lead
Soarin' Around the World (venue project) - compositor
Star Wars - The Force Awakens - compositor
Jurassic World - compositor
Tomorrowland - compositor
Avengers, Age of Ultron - CG sequence lead
Ultimate Energy (venue project) - stereo supervisor
Noah - compositor
The Lone Ranger - compositor
Now You See Me - compositor
The Avengers - CG sequence supervisor
Transformers 3 - Dark of the Moon - compositor
Transformers Ride (venue project) - compositor
Rango - compositor
The Last Airbender - compositor
Transformers 2 - compositor
Electric Entertainment (2008)
Leverage - compositor
Librarian 3 - compositor
Digital Domain (2008)
Speed Racer - compositor
Meteor Studios (2004-2007)
Scooby Too - compositor
Exorcist, The Beginning - compositor
Catwoman - visual effects supervisor
Librarian, Quest for the Spear
    - visual effects supervisor
Elektra - visual effects supervisor
Fantastic Four - senior compositor
Final Destination 3
    - visual effects supervisor
300 - digital effects supervisor
Journey 3D - lead compositor
ESC Entertainment (2003)
Matrix Reloaded - lead compositor
Matrix Revolutions - sequence lead
Centropolis Effects (1998-2002)
13th Floor - compositor
Storm of the Century - compositor
The Faculty - compositor
Stuart Little - compositor
End of Days - compositor
The Patriot - compositor
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
    - compositor
What Women Want - compositor
Monkeybone - compositor
61* - lead compositor
K-Pax - compositor
Vanilla Sky - compositor
Rose Red - compositor
Scorpion King - compositor
Eight Legged Freaks - compositor
Maid in Manhattan - compositor
Unconditonal Love - compositor
Cinesite (1995-1998)
Waterworld - match-mover
French Kiss - digital artist
Free Willy 2 - digital artist
Under Seige 2 - Dark Territory - digital artist
Sleeping Beauty - restoration dusbuster
Lawnmower Man 2 - digital artist
Flipper - compositor
Matilda - compositor
Broken Arrow - compositor
Space Jam - match-move supervisor
Jerry Maguire - match-move supervisor
Air Force One - match-move supervisor
Beautician and the Beast
    - match-move supervisor
Smilla's Sense of Snow - match-move supervisor
Event Horizon - match-move supervisor
Titanic - compositor
Tomorrow Never Dies - compositor
Hard Rain - match-move supervisor
Batman & Robin - compositor
Almost Heroes - match-move supervisor
The Truman Show - match-move supervisor
Primary Colors - match-move supervisor
Sphere - cargo bay sequence supervisor
The Devil's Advocate - compositor
The Thirteenth Warrior - compositor
Practical Magic - compositor
Lethal Weapon 4 - compositor