CV

Justin Goran

Skills

  • Lighting for VFX and Animation

  • Compositing

  • Surfacing

  • Strong understanding of Color and Film/Art Principles

  • Strong technical understanding of CG and Rendering

  • Render Engines :: Pixar Renderman, Arnold, Mental Ray

  • Software :: Maya, 3d Studio Max, Katana, Nuke, Fusion, After Effects

  • Problem Solver, Fast Learner, Dedicated

  • Python Scripting

Work Experience

Arc Productions :: Toronto, ON
07/2015 – 07/2016
Lighting/Compositing Artist

Summary

  • Helped with Key lighting on various sequences

  • Used various comp techniques to push the artistic direction of a shot based on key reference or director notes

  • Learnt Python programming to help write nuke tools to improve productivity

  • Created a script that helps build comps based on render-layers to create a starting point for a new comp

Projects

  • Tarzan and Jane :: Lighting/Compositing Artist

  • Barbie: Star Light Adventure :: Lighting/Compositing Artist

  • Dragons: Race to the Edge :: Lighting/Compositing Artist

  • Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade :: Lighting/Compositing Artist

  • Trollhunters :: Lighting/Compositing Artist

 

SpinVFX :: Toronto, ON
04/2014 – 07/2015

Compositing Artist - Lighting Artist

Summary

  • As a Compositor

    • Performed rig removals and cleanup on plates

    • Integrated FX and CG Renders into Plates

    • Strong experience in compositing techniques

  • As a Lighting Artist

    • Matched lighting to existing CG plates

    • Helped RnD workflows and render techniques to help meet client requirements

Projects

  • The 5th Wave :: Lighting Artist

  • Reign (Season 2) :: Lighting/Compositing Artist

  • Mortdecai :: Compositing Artist

  • The 33 :: Compositing Artist

  • John Wick :: Compositing Artist

  • Dominion (Season 1) :: Junior Roto/Cleanup Artist

Education/Professional Development

2012 TD-U :: Lighting Principles Workshop

2010 Fifteen Pound Pink Productions :: Storytelling Workshop with Kevin D.A. Kurytnik

2009-2011 Fifteen Pound Pink Productions :: Production Intern - Intergalactic Who’s Who (3 episodes)

2008-2010 Alberta College of Art :: Major: MADT