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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
(2018)
Doctor Strange Visual Effects
(2016)
The Tomorrow War Visual Effects
(2021)
Ant-Man Visual Effects
(2015)

Filmography

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 2022 The King's Daughter (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2021 Spider-Man: No Way Home (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2021 Hawkeye (TV Mini Series) (animation supervisor - 1 episode)
- Echoes (2021) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2021 Eternals (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2021 Candyman (animation supervisor: luma pictures)
 2021 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2021 Loki (TV Series) (animation supervisor - 5 episodes)
- For All Time. Always. (2021) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
- Journey Into Mystery (2021) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
- The Nexus Event (2021) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
- The Variant (2021) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
- Glorious Purpose (2021) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 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: Luma Pictures)
 2021 Godzilla vs. Kong (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2021 Chaos Walking (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2021 WandaVision (TV Mini Series) (animation supervisor - 1 episode)
- On a Very Special Episode... (2021) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2020 Birds of Prey (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2020 Dolittle (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2019 Jojo Rabbit (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
 2019 Captain Marvel (animation supervisor: luma pictures)
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2018 Aquaman (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 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: Luma Pictures)
 2018 A Wrinkle in Time (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2018 Black Panther (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2017 Alien: Covenant (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2016 Underworld: Blood Wars (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2016 Doctor Strange (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2016 The Magnificent Seven (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2016 Captain America: Civil War (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2016 Allegiant (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2016 Deadpool (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2015 In the Heart of the Sea (animation supervisor)
 2015 The Last Witch Hunter (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2015 The Vatican Tapes (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2015 Ant-Man (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2015 The Age of Adaline (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2015 Run All Night (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 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: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
- T.A.H.I.T.I. (2014) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
- T.R.A.C.K.S. (2014) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
- Seeds (2014) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
- The Magical Place (2014) ... (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
 2013 Thor: The Dark World (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
 2013 Prisoners (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 RED 2 (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 Trust Me (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 Iron Man 3 (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2012 The Avengers (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2012 Underworld: Awakening (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2011 In Time (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2011 X-Men: First Class (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2011 Thor (animation supervisor - uncredited) / (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2011 The Green Hornet (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2010 True Grit (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2010 The Nutcracker: The Untold Story (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2010 The Book of Eli (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
 2009 This Is It (Documentary) (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2009 A Serious Man (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
 2009/I Possession (lead animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2009 The Ugly Truth (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2009 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2008 Bedtime Stories (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2008 City of Ember (animation supervisor) / (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 Burn After Reading (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
 2008 Hancock (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 The Midnight Meat Train (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2008 Never Back Down (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2008 Untraceable (lead visual effects animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2008 Henry Poole Is Here (animation supervisor: Luma Pictures)
 2007 The Brass Teapot (Short) (animator: Luma Pictures)
 2007 The Kopper Kettle (Short) (digital compositor: Luma Pictures)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (lead animator: Luma Pictures - uncredited)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (lead animator: Luma Pictures)
 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 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (lead animator: Luma Pictures)
 2007 Reign Over Me (animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2007 Primeval (lead animator: Luma Pictures)
 2006 Apocalypto (digital effects artist: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel) / (lead animator: Luma Pictures)
 2006 The Covenant (lead animator: Luma Pictures)
 2006 Zoom (lead animator: Luma Pictures)
 2006 Underworld: Evolution (lead character animator: Luma Pictures - as Raphael Pimentel)
 2005 The Cave (lead animator: Luma Pictures)
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Alternate Names:

Raphael De Almeida Pimentel | Raphael de Almeida Pimentel | Raphael Pimentel

Height:

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. See more »

Nickname:

Raph

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