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Diego Riestra

Diego Riestra was born on May 12, 1970 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is known for his work on Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Maleficent (2014) and Lincoln (2012). See full bio »
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 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (digital compositor) / (digital compositor: MPC)
 2014 Maleficent (digital compositor) / (digital compositor: MPC)
 2013 Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (digital compositor: Animal Logic)
 2013 Gravity (digital compositor: Framestore CFC - uncredited)
 2013 This Is the End (digital compositor: Modus Fx - uncredited)
 2012 Lincoln (compositor: Framestore Limited)
 2012 The Dictator (digital compositor: Framestore CFC - uncredited)
 2012 Seconds from Disaster (TV Series documentary) (digital compositor - 2 episodes)
- Mountain Tsunami (2012) ... (digital compositor)
- The Bismarck (2012) ... (digital compositor)
 2011 Conan the Barbarian (digital compositor)
 2011 Saving Private Perez (visual effects artist)
 2011 This Is Not a Movie (visual effects artist)
 2010 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (visual effects artist - 1 episode)
- Presumed Guilty (2010) ... (visual effects artist)
 2009 Viaje Redondo (compositor)
 2008 Presumed Guilty (Documentary) (visual effects artist)
 2006 Con devoción (color correction)
 2006 Paso de ovejas (Short) (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2006 Tired of Kissing Frogs (titles: visual effects unit)
 2004 La cañada (Short) (rotoscope artist)
 2003 Chacahua (Documentary short) (digital artist)
 2002 Jonas el ergonauta (Short) (visual effects producer)
 2002 Los zapatos de Zapata (Short documentary) (visual effects artist)
 2001 Smallville (TV Series) (match move artist)
 2001 Pachito Rex: I'm Leaving But Not for Good (visual effects artist)
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Other Works:

"Bizantium", screenplay for Ozone Films in co-production with Cinematek Int'l., in Preproduction, release scheduled for summer 2006, Mexico City, Mexico-Barcelona, Spain. See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Studied at Lee Strasberg Institute, London See more »

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