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David Ridlen grew up in Irving, Texas. His father, Donald, whose hobbies were scuba diving and photography, owned a successful silk screening company. His mother, Nancy, sells oriental rugs at the Dallas World Trade Center. His older brother, Mark, is a prolific artist, musician and DJ. After seeing Star Wars for the first time at age 13, David ... See full bio »

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Sin City
Sin City Visual Effects
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 2017/II Ambition (visual effects artist) (post-production)
 2017 The Shack (visual effects artist) (completed)
 2017 Shock and Awe (visual effects artist) (post-production)
 2017 The Glass Castle (visual effects artist) (completed)
 2017 Wind River (visual effects artist)
 2016 LBJ (visual effects artist)
 2016 Cold Moon (visual effects artist)
 2016 The Young Messiah (artist: 3D)
 2014 The Devil's Hand (visual effects artist)
 2013 Insidious: Chapter 2 (cg artist)
 2013 The Conjuring (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 2012 Shmagreggie Saves the World (TV Movie) (animation and visual effects)
 2012 Looper (3D artist: Pixel Magic)
 2012/I A Thousand Words (CG supervisor: Pixel Magic)
 2011 The Help (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 2010 Secretariat (cg artist)
 2010 Vampires Suck (cg animator/lighting)
 2010 Jonah Hex (cg artist - uncredited)
  The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (digital artist - 1 episode, 2010) (look development artist - 1 episode, 2010)
- Okinawa (2010) ... (digital artist)
- Guadalcanal/Leckie (2010) ... (look development artist)
 2010 She's Out of My League (cg artist)
 2009 Between Earth & Sky (Video documentary) (animator)
 2009/I Old Dogs (CG supervisor: Pixel Magic)
 2009 Extract (digital effects artist - uncredited)
 2009 12 Rounds (computer graphics artist: Pixel Magic)
 2009 Hotel for Dogs (visual effects)
 2008 Marley & Me (digital artist: Pixel Magic)
 2008 Punisher: War Zone (animator)
 2008 Red Cliff (digital effects artist)
 2006/I The Guardian (minor development - uncredited)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (minor development - uncredited)
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded (minor development - uncredited)
 2005 Sin City (CG supervisor: CafeFX)
 2004 Flight of the Phoenix (look development)
 2004 Exorcist: The Beginning (digital effects artist)
 2003 S.W.A.T. (digital artist)
 2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (CG artist: Pixel Magic)
 2003 Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (Short) (digital effects)
 2002 Interceptor Force 2 (TV Movie) (digital artist) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Descent Into Darkness (animation and compositing)
 2002 Python 2 (Video) (digital artist)
 2002 Hyper Sonic (Video) (digital artist)
 2001 New Alcatraz (digital artist)
 2001 Shark Hunter (animator) / (compositor)
 2001 Epoch (TV Movie) (visual effects director)
 2001 Falcon Down (animator)
 2000 Deep Core (3D animator)
 2000 Escape Under Pressure (lead animator) / (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Interceptor Force (3D animator)
 1999 Storm (Video) (lead animator)
 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series) (digital video)
 1999 Velocity Trap (3D animator) / (digital effects artist)
 1998 Rushmore (animator)
 1998 Point Blank (digital video - uncredited)
 1997 Night Vision (look development - uncredited)
 1997 Spicy City (TV Series) (CG animator - 6 episodes)
- Raven's Revenge (1997) ... (CG animator - opening sequence)
- Sex Drive (1997) ... (CG animator - opening sequence)
- An Eye for an Eye (1997) ... (CG animator - opening sequence)
- Tears of a Clone (1997) ... (CG animator - opening sequence)
- Mano's Hands (1997) ... (CG animator - opening sequence)
 1996 Space Marines (look development)
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