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Raphael A. Pimentel

Raphael de Almeida Pimentel is the Animation Director at Luma Pictures where he spearheads both the Los Angeles and Melbourne animation teams. Raphael joined Luma in 2004 as a Lead Animator and due to his keen eye and natural leadership ability, he was promoted to Animation Supervisor and later to Animation Director. He has led the animation ... See full bio »

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The Avengers
The Avengers Visual Effects
Apocalypto Visual Effects
No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men Visual Effects
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy Visual Effects


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 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming (animation supervisor: luma pictures) (post-production)
 2017 Alien: Covenant (animation supervisor: luma pictures) (post-production)
 2017 The King's Daughter (animation supervisor) (completed)
 2016 Doctor Strange (animation supervisor)
 2016 Captain America: Civil War (animation supervisor)
 2016 Allegiant (animation supervisor)
 2016 Deadpool (animation supervisor)
 2015 In the Heart of the Sea (animation supervisor)
 2015 The Last Witch Hunter (animation supervisor)
 2015 The Vatican Tapes (animation supervisor)
 2015 Ant-Man (animation supervisor)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (animation supervisor)
 2015 The Age of Adaline (animation supervisor)
 2015 Insurgent (animation supervisor)
 2015 Run All Night (animation supervisor)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (animation supervisor)
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (animation supervisor)
 2013-2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (animation supervisor - 10 episodes)
- Yes Men (2014) ... (animation supervisor - uncredited)
- T.A.H.I.T.I. (2014) ... (animation supervisor - uncredited)
- T.R.A.C.K.S. (2014) ... (animation supervisor - uncredited)
- Seeds (2014) ... (animation supervisor - uncredited)
- The Magical Place (2014) ... (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2013 Thor: The Dark World (animation supervisor)
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2013 Prisoners (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 RED 2 (animation supervisor)
 2013 Trust Me (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 Iron Man Three (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (animation supervisor)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (animation supervisor)
 2012 The Avengers (animation supervisor)
 2012 Underworld: Awakening (animation supervisor)
 2011 In Time (animation supervisor)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (animation supervisor)
 2011 X: First Class (animation supervisor)
 2011 Thor (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (animation supervisor)
 2011 The Green Hornet (animation supervisor)
 2010 True Grit (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2010 The Nutcracker in 3D (animation supervisor)
 2010 The Book of Eli (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 This Is It (Documentary) (animation supervisor)
 2009 A Serious Man (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 The Ugly Truth (animation supervisor)
 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (animation supervisor)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (animation supervisor)
 2009 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (animation supervisor)
 2008 Possession (lead animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 Bedtime Stories (animation supervisor)
 2008 City of Ember (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 Burn After Reading (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2008 The Midnight Meat Train (animation supervisor)
 2008 Hancock (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 Untraceable (lead visual effects animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2007 The Brass Teapot (Short) (animator)
 2007 The Kopper Kettle (Short) (digital compositor)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (lead animator)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (lead animator)
 2007 Hostel: Part II (lead animator)
 2007 No Country for Old Men (digital artist: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2007 Reign Over Me (animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2007 Primeval (lead animator)
 2006 Apocalypto (digital effects artist: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel) / (lead animator)
 2006 The Covenant (lead animator)
 2006 Zoom (lead animator)
 2006 Underworld: Evolution (lead character animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2005 The Cave (lead animator)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Raphael A. Pimentel was raised in Miami Beach where he attended Miami Beach Senior High, same high school as Barbara Walters and actor Andy Garcia.



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