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A native of Berkeley, Tom Bertino graduated from the California College of Arts & Crafts (now California College of the Arts) in 1981. Bertino began his professional animation career with independent producer/director Sally Cruikshank in 1978, and has worked for such studios as Nepenthe, DIC, Hanna-Barbera and Colossal pictures in a number of ... See full bio »
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 2005 Son of the Mask (animation supervisor: ILM)
 2002 Men in Black II (animation supervisor)
 2002 The Time Machine (animation supervisor: ILM)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (animation supervisor: ground battle, ILM)
 1997 Flubber (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 101 Dalmatians (character animation supervisor: ILM)
 1994 The Mask (animation supervisor)
 1992 Death Becomes Her (rotoscope supervisor: ILM)
 1991 Hook (rotoscope artist)
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (rotoscope supervisor)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (roto supervisor: ILM)
 1991 The Rocketeer (rotoscope supervisor)
 1991 Backdraft (rotoscope artist: ILM)
 1991 Switch (rotoscope supervisor)
 1991 The Doors (rotoscope supervisor: ILM - as Tom Vertino)
 1990 Ghost (rotoscope supervisor: ILM)
 1990 Back to the Future Part III (rotoscope supervisor)
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano (animation supervisor)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (rotoscoper: ILM)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (rotoscope supervisor: ILM)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (animation supervisor: ILM)
 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (rotoscoper: ILM)
 1988 Cocoon: The Return (roto supervisor: ILM)
 1988 Caddyshack II (rotoscoper: ILM)
 1988 Willow (rotoscope supervisor: ILM)
 1987 Innerspace (rotoscope technician: ILM)
 1986 Howard the Duck (rotoscope: ILM visual effects unit)
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Tom Vertino

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