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Behind the Screens

Behind the Screens

Carol Payne, Netflix

Follow @carolalynn Tell us a bit about yourself - how did you get your start in visual effects and/or animation? I graduated from the University of New Mexico with a film degree and a minor in computer science. I started working at a boutique VFX studio in Albuquerque called Pivot…
Emily Olin
March 19, 2020
Brian Cipriano, GoogleBehind the Screens

Brian Cipriano, Google

In Behind the Screens, we talk to developers and software engineers from across the motion picture and media industries to learn more about their work in visual effects and animation, how they use open source software, and their involvement in the Academy Software Foundation. Tell us a bit about yourself…
Behind the Screens

Pilar Molina Lopez, Blue Sky Studios

Tell us a bit about yourself - how did you get your start in visual effects and/or animation? I have been working at Blue Sky Studios as a Software Engineer for the past 5 years. I got my first job in networking and databases after getting my undergrad degree in…
Emily Olin
October 10, 2019
Behind the Screens

Christina Tempelaar-Lietz, Epic Games

Tell us a bit about yourself - how did you get your start in visual effects and/or animation? After studying computer science at UC Berkeley, I worked at Silicon Graphics in the Advance Graphics Software group from 1997-1999 on an unreleased scenegraph API called OpenGL++. At the same time, I…
Emily Olin
September 25, 2019
Behind the Screens

Sean McDuffee, Intel

Tell us a bit about yourself - how did you get your start in visual effects and/or animation? I studied Physics in college and towards the end of school, I met some guys that were modifying the original Quake source (this is like 2003) and implementing their own rendering algorithms.…
Emily Olin
September 20, 2019