Cristin Pescosolido

cristin@sobo7.com
213.286.6284

Work Experience:

VFX Supervisor, Lytro
2016-2018
       Duties include: VFX supervision, developing lightfield VFX tools and workflow in VR and Cinema,
       Leading the Cinema VFX team, bidding, customer interaction, defining best practices, research and development.

Stereo Supervisor, Lead Compositor, Industrial Light & Magic
2009-2016
       Duties include: Stereo supervision, compositing tech team lead, 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,
       composite supervision of all Speed Racer 3rd party 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.

Service to the Field:
Ad Hoc reviewer, Digital Production Symposium (DigiPro) program committee, 2018
Juror, United Nations Women Global Voices Film Festival, 2017
Juror, Siggraph Computer Animation Festival, 2017
Speaker, Women In Film, Film and Digital Technology, 1996

Other Experience:
Cinematographer, Choosing Your Course short film, 2002
Teaching Fellow, CalArts, stop-motion animation

Useful Skills:
Software: Nuke. Unity. Maya. Shotgun. A smattering of other packages, 2D, 3D and proprietary.
Animation: trained in classical 2D, stop-motion, and optical printing techniques, armature building.
OS/Programming: Some python, perl, some C++, unix & osX sysadmin experience.
Other: Stereography, photography, rudimentary darkroom skills, light metal fabrication skills, some Spanish, some Icelandic.

Education:

MFA coursework, Experimental Animation
 
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

AB cum laude, Visual and Environmental Studies
 
Harvard/Radcliffe College
Cambridge, MA



Filmography:

Industrial Light & Magic (2009-2016)
Rogue One - A Star Wars Story - compositor
Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon (venue project)
    - stereo supervisor
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 - lead compositor
Exorcist, The Beginning - lead compositor
Catwoman - visual effects supervisor
Librarian, Quest for the Spear
    - visual effects supervisor
Elektra - visual effects supervisor
Fantastic Four - lead 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 artist
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