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Kirk S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 4, 2014

Kirk S.

Animation Professional
   United States
  |   Burbank, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Let me make your project more animated. I have over 20 years of experience with various forms of animation; ranging from CG to stop-motion. Having worked in feature films, TV, commercials and music videos; my experience will enhance your vision. Previous clients include Disney, Fox, Nickelodeon and some smaller houses, as well. No job is too big or too small. I strive to make the imagined a reality.

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Portfolio

As a Stage P.A. I supported the Stage Manager, DP, Camera and Animation Depts....
Camera Assistant www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhqKZag9n7Q
As an Asst. Camera Operator (AC) I helped light, rig, and shoot over 200 shots. Primary...
Camera Assistant
Camera Operator on Primus music video for "Southbound Pachyderm"....
VFX Surveyor-I gathered pertinent location and camera data to aid in animation and...
VFX Survey gathering location and camera data for compositing in post-production. Show...
Transformed 150k sq. ft. industrial space into 60+ stop-motion animation stages for the...

Skills (10)

Tested
Feature Films
Visual Effects
Commercials
Film
Stop Motion
Film Production
Production Managment
Pre-production
Animation
Camera

Employment

ShadowMachine
Production Supervisor
2013 - 2014
HELL AND BACK (RESHOOTS) -Scheduled over 300 shots and 80 background plates, to be completed in a seven-week shoot. -Managed day to day operation of shooting floor; including all personnel....
Walt Disney Feature Animation
Stage/Facility Manager & Camera Dept. Coordinator
2010 - 2012
THE SHADOW KING - Converted an industrial facility into a functioning stop-motion studio; 45 stages in total. - Managed a budget exceeding $4M, servicing multiple stage related departments. -...
Laika
Stage Manager
2006 - 2009
CORALINE - Converted an industrial facility into a functioning stop-motion studio; 62 stages in total. - Managed a budget exceeding $5M, servicing multiple stage related departments. - Worked with...
Walt Disney Feature Animation
Assistant to Layout Department APM
2004 - 2006
MEET THE ROBINSONS - Assisted Layout Supervisor in expediting requests from other departments to meet weekly goals. - Coordinated all departmental data, as it pertained to schedules and...
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Production Office PA
2002 - 2004
THE GUARDIAN - Assisted Production Office Staff with general office responsibilities during Seasons 2 & 3. - Responsible for delivering daily Production updates to both Sony & CBS executives.
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Location Surveyor/Digital Tracking Artist
2001 - 2001
KANGAROO JACK - Collected pertinent camera, tracking and VFX data for 3 month location shoot, in Australia. - Worked as digital match-mover utilizing camera tracking data gathered on location. -...
Fox Filmed Entertainment
VFX Stage Manager
1999 - 2000
MONKEYBONE - Worked directly with DP, to build, staff and equip 15 VFX & stop-motion animation stages. - Managed a budget exceeding $1.5M, servicing multiple stage related departments. -...
Walt Disney Feature Animation
Location Surveyor/Survey Engineer
1996 - 1999
DINOSAUR - Collected pertinent camera, tracking and topographical data for 18 month background plate shoot. - Managed, sorted and delivered location data to digital artists and animators working in...
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Assistant Camera Operator
1994 - 1996
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH - One of five camera crews responsible for shooting stop-motion portion of film. - Responsible for keeping track of all raw stock inventories, and maintaining batch...
ABC Television
Assistant Camera Operator
1993 - 1994
BUMP IN THE NIGHT - One of three camera crews responsible for shooting stop-motion episodic series. - Responsible for keeping track of all raw stock inventories, and maintaining batch continuity. -...
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Assistant Stage Manager
1992 - 1993
THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS - Supported the production by working directly with the Camera & Animation Departments. - Expedited set change-overs and shooting schedule by relaying needs to all...

Education

Chapman University
BA
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