Masakazu Murakami
4-7-18, Inaba, Higashi-Osaka, Osaka, JAPAN

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.

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

Platform: WINDOWS10, Linux

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)

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

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

Senior FX Artist (March, 2023 - Feb, 2024)
Employment: Stormborn Studios, Vancouver
project: Netflix "Yu Yu Hakusho  (2023)"

Senior FX Artist (May, 2023 - May, 2023)
Employment: Anima, Japan
project: Game trailer "Monster strike - Lucifer Advent (2023)"

Senior FX Artist (September, 2022 - October, 2022)
Employment: Twenty-eleven, Japan
project: TV CM "Moderna (2022)"

Senior FX Artist (May, 2022 - July, 2022)
Employment: Megalis VFX, Japan
project: Netflix "Oni:Thunder God's Tale (2022)" - Annie Awards: 2wins and Emmy Awards: 2wins

Senior FX Artist (October, 2021 - April, 2022)
Employment: Stormborn Studios, Vancouver
project: Apple TV "Five Days at Memorial (2022)" - VES Awards: 1 win and Emmys Awards: 1 win

Senior FX Artist (September, 2021 - October, 2021)
Employment: ScanlineVFX, Vancouver
project: "Moonfall (2022)"

Senior FX Artist (May, 2021 - August, 2021)
Employment: Stormborn Studios, Vancouver
project: Netflix "LOCKE & KEY Season 2 (2021)"

Senior FX Artist (June, 2020 - March, 2021)
Employment: ScanlineVFX, Vancouver
project: "ETERNALS (2020)"

Senior FX Artist (Nov, 2019 - May, 2020)
Employment: DNEG, Vancouver
project: "Dune (2020)"

Senior FX Artist (Jun, 2019 - Aug, 2019)
Employment: ScanlineVFX, Vancouver
project: "The rescue (2020)"

Senior FX Artist (Mar, 2019 - Jun, 2019)
Employment: Method Studios, Vancouver
project: "SNOWPIERCER (2019)"

Senior FX Artist (Feb, 2019 - Mar, 2019)
Employment: ScanlineVFX, Vancouver
project: "Game of Thrones - season 8 (2019)"

Senior FX Artist (Jan, 2019 - Jan, 2019)
Employment: NHK, Japan
project: "Life of Dinosaurs (2019)"

Senior FX Artist (Nov, 2018 - Dec, 2018)
Employment: Shirogumi, Japan
project: "Fukushima 50 (2020)"

Senior FX TD (Oct, 2018 - Nov, 2018)
Employment: MEGALIS, Japan
project: "Kuru (2018)"

Senior FX TD (Sep, 2018 - Oct, 2018)
Employment: N-design, Japan
project: "Diner (2019)"

Senior FX Artist (Feb, 2017 - Aug, 2018)
Employment: Method Studios, Vancouver
project: "The New Mutants(X-MEN) (2019)"
project: "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)"
project: "Thor: Ragnarok (2017)"

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

Senior 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

Senior 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)

Scott Miller, Studio Manager
Scanline VFX, Los Angeles, USA

Yasutaka Ozawa and Sinobu Kojima Producer
Studio MOMO
Coelacanth-building 8floor, 1-12-4, sintomi, tyuhou-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Natasha Hamidi
Manager of Finance & Administration
9944 Santa Monica blvd, CA90212

Taka Okamoto
Business Solution manager
Premier Data Technology
970 W 190th st Suite 370 Torrance, CA90502

Yabu restraint
521 N. La Cienega, West Hollywood, CA90048

Toshiyuki Suzuki
Production Manager
From software
9944 Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 ?

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

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