- Visual Effects
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Jeff Kalmus has over 30 years of experience in the visual effects industry and has worked as a visual effects supervisor for the last 10 years. Before pursuing a career in visual effects, he worked as a freelance photographer and assistant camera operator. Jeff began his career in the visual effects industry in 1988, working as an optical assistant at Van de Veer Photo Effects, and then spent three years at Boss Film Studios in the model shop. In 1993 he joined Digital Domain and over the next nine years worked on over 30 motion pictures, numerous commercial and special venue projects, moving from Scanning and Recording Supervisor to Imaging Supervisor. After leaving DD, he served as the Imaging Supervisor for Cinesite Hollywood and Warner Bros. Feature Animation. In 2003 he began work as the Associate VFX Supervisor for SW Digital, working on the film Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. He then began freelancing as a VFX and Imaging Supervisor on various motion pictures. In 2008, Jeff began working as the visual effects supervisor at ICO VFX and supervised over 300 shots for Disney's Surrogates starring Bruce Willis. Jeff was instrumental in the expansion of the company and its initial foray into the world of stereoscopic conversion and visual effects. He developed the stereoscopic tools and pipeline for the company and then oversaw the R&D and look development. In the three years that Jeff worked at the company, he supervised many VFX and stereo conversion projects including: Harry Potter 7 PT1 & 2, Fast Five, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, and Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away. The past 10 years Jeff has worked as a Freelance Visual Effects Supervisor both on-set and through post production.
- Visual Effects(Amblin Partners)
- Visual Effects(Stan Winston Digital)
- Visual Effects(in-house)
- Visual Effects(In House)
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