Masakazu Murakami
33 Smithe St, Vancouver,
V6B 0B5, Canada
1-310-528-3987 (skype)
marz_skywalker@hotmail.com
www.masa-vfx.com

OBJECTIVE
To obtain full time/staff position for feature films with a creative company that utilizes my skills, and to expand my career opportunities as a lead, supervision positions.

ABOUT DEMOREEL
Texts under images describe my tasks in each shot. The reel includes films, TV works, and my individual research.

DESIRED POSITIONS
1 Compositor: intermediate position
2 Effect TD/Lead: Rigid body, cloth, and Fluid simulation
3 CG supervisor: supervise 3D department
4 Printing design : flier, business card, poster, magazine's advertisement, design Card

SKILLS
Platform: Windows 7-64

Primary softwares:
Houdini, Nuke, Flowline, 3D Max, Maya, Houdini, After Effects, Adobe Photoshop

Secondary softwares:
Z Brush3, Final Cut, Premiere, MotionBuilder, IllustratorCS2, DreamWeaver, Protool, QuarkXpress, Particle Illusion, Boujou, MatchMover, Cubase, Light Wave3D
(the order goes by my priority softwares)

TRADITINAL SKILLS
Storytelling, Storyboard, Traditional Animation (Cartoon drawing), sculpting, Life drawing, Quick sketch

EDUCATION
Platt College San Diego
Bachelor of Science in Media Arts/3D graphics (Oct, 2007 graduated)

Santa Monica College
Associate of Art in 3D Computer Animation (2005)

Academy of Entertainment Technology
Certificate of 3D character animation (2004)

Asahi Computer School (for one year, 1999)
Interactive design

EXPERIENCE
Senior FX Artist (Feb, 2017 - )
Employment: Method Studios, Vancouver
project: "Thor: Ragnarok (2017)"

Senior FX Artist / digital compositor (June, 28th, 2016 - Jan, 2017)
Employment: Digital Domain 3.0, Vancouver
project: "Power Rangers (2017) "

Effects TD / Nuke compositor (June, 28th, 2015 - April, 2016)
Employment: ScanLine VFX, Vancouver
project: "Ben-Hur (2016) - Compositor"
project: "Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)" - Effects TD
project: "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)" - Effects TD
project: "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" - Effect TD / compositor

Effects TD (Feb, 26th, 2012 - June, 28th, 2015)
Employment: ScanLine VFX, Vancouver
project: "In the Heart of the Sea"
project: "San Andreas"
project: "Fast & Furious 7"
project: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1"
project: "Captain America: THe Winter Soldier"
project: "300: RIse of an Empire"
project: "Pompeii"
project: "Man of Steel"
project: "Iron Man 3"
project: "A Good Day to Die Hard"

Effects TD (October 2009 - Feb 2012)
Employment: ScanLine VFX, LA
project: "Battleship"
project: "Journey2"
project: "Immortals"
project: "SUPER8"
project: "Gulliver's Travel" and AWN's article

Effects TD (March, 2009 - August, 2009)
Employment: ScanLine VFX, Munich, Germany
project: "2012"

Effects TD: simulation (Feb, 2008 - Nov, 2008)
Employment: ScanLine VFX, Los Angeles
project: "The Chronicles of Narnia 2 - Prince Caspian" and "U-900"

Effects animator (Feb, 2005 - Jan, 2006)
Employment: NGTV

Web designer (October, 2005 - Present)
Freelance for Premiere Data Technology, Asakuma restaurant and Chaya restaurant

TV commercial editor (June and July, 2005)
Freelance for Premiere Data Technology

Card designer (December, 2005)
Freelance for Yabu Restaurant advertising

Game background designer of Play Station 2 gYoshitune Eiyuhdenh (July-October, 2004)
Freelance for From Software

A pamphlet Designer (July, 2004)
Freelance for Theatrical Company gNigih

Lab Assistant at Santa Monica College (October, 2003 and October, 2004)
Employment: Santa Monica College

Sales in specific hardware parts store (2000)
Selling PC hardware parts, supporting customers troubles, administrating products
Employment: I-O DATA

3DCG Art Museum Contest Award (with Lightwave3D, 1999)


REFERENCE
Scott Miller, Studio Manager
Scanline VFX, Los Angeles, USA
scott.miller@scanlinevfx.com

Yasutaka Ozawa and Sinobu Kojima Producer
Studio MOMO
Coelacanth-building 8floor, 1-12-4, sintomi, tyuhou-ku, Tokyo, Japan
(03)-6222-5235
y-ozawa@3dcg.jp
s-kojima@3dcg.jp

Natasha Hamidi
Manager of Finance & Administration
NGTV
9944 Santa Monica blvd, CA90212
(310)556-8600

Taka Okamoto
Business Solution manager
Premier Data Technology
970 W 190th st Suite 370 Torrance, CA90502
(310)630-0600

Susumu
Manager
Yabu restraint
521 N. La Cienega, West Hollywood, CA90048
310-854-0400

Toshiyuki Suzuki
Production Manager
From software
9944 Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 ?
toshiyuki.suzuki@fromsoftware.co.jp

I-O DATA
Senba Monburan Building 6F, 2-1-10
Minamisenba, Chuo-Ku, Osaka,
Osaka 542-0081 Japan

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