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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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Known For

Black Panther Visual Effects
Doctor Strange Visual Effects
The Tomorrow War Visual Effects
Ant-Man Visual Effects


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  The King's Daughter (animation supervisor) (completed)
 2021 Eternals (animation supervisor) (completed)
 2021 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (animation supervisor)
 2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy (supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael De Almeida Pimentel)
 2021 The Tomorrow War (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael de Almeida Pimentel)
 2021 Those Who Wish Me Dead (animation supervisor)
 2021 Godzilla vs. Kong (animation supervisor)
 2021 Chaos Walking (animation supervisor)
 2020 Birds of Prey (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2020 Dolittle (animation supervisor)
 2019 Jojo Rabbit (animation supervisor)
 2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home (animation supervisor)
 2019 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2019 Captain Marvel (animation supervisor: luma pictures)
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (animation supervisor)
 2018 Aquaman (animation supervisor)
 2018 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (animation supervisor: luma pictures)
 2018 Peppermint (animation supervisor: luma pictures)
 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp (animation supervisor)
 2018 A Wrinkle in Time (animation supervisor)
 2018 Black Panther (animation supervisor)
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok (animation supervisor)
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2017 Alien: Covenant (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (animation supervisor)
 2016 Underworld: Blood Wars (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2016 Doctor Strange (animation supervisor)
 2016 The Magnificent Seven (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 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (animation supervisor)
 2015 Run All Night (animation supervisor)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (animation supervisor)
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 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 3 (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: Luma Pictures)
 2011 In Time (animation supervisor)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (animation supervisor)
 2011 X-Men: 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: The Untold Story (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/I Possession (lead animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 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: Luma Pictures)
 2008 Bedtime Stories (animation supervisor)
 2008 City of Ember (animation supervisor) / (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 Burn After Reading (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 2008 Hancock (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 The Midnight Meat Train (animation supervisor)
 2008 Never Back Down (animation supervisor)
 2008 Untraceable (lead visual effects animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 Henry Poole Is Here (animation supervisor)
 2007 The Brass Teapot (Short) (animator)
 2007 The Kopper Kettle (Short) (digital compositor)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (lead animator - uncredited)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (lead animator)
 2007 Hostel: Part II (digital artist: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 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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Raphael De Almeida Pimentel | Raphael de Almeida Pimentel | Raphael Pimentel


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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