Matthew Esterhuizen

Matthew Esterhuizen

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Details

First Name * Matthew
Last Name * Esterhuizen
Username * vfxmatt
Country * United Kingdom
Nationality British ; South african
Languages AfrikaansEnglish

Experience

Current Position Animator;Animator
Areas of Expertise VFXVisualisation
Preferred Tools FusionAfter EffectsArt DirectionCombustionFinal cut proPhotoshopPremiereLightingPostxsimayaProductionMotionBuilderLightwave 3DModoTexturingEditingZBrushterragenrealflowmudbox.

Contact

Website vfxmatt.cgsociety.org

About

Matthew Esterhuizen

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Nationality: South african
Residency: Britain /south africa
Site Location: London
Career Level: (6 years of experience)
E-mail: suethsayer@yahoo.com
Ph: 44 7785780902
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RECENT PROJECTS
Spur (2007)
Olmeca tequila reprosado(2006)
What the Bleep Do We Know (2004)
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EXPERIENCE

2007/current Digi - guys .ltd (london - United Kingdom )
Xsi / lightwave /Fusion Compositor

Co Owner / Technical Director /Lead Visual Effects Designer / Online Editor / Lead Aftereffects Compositor
2004/2007 Mars Studios - Mars Productions (Cape Town - South Africa)

Lead Visual Effects Designer
2003/2004 Company Play 24 (Cape Town-South africa)

CG Artist / Lighter / Compositor / Visual Effects Supervisor
2000/2003 Company Atomic Visual Effects (Cape Town-South africa)

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OTHER WORK

Director/ Producer/Concept / Editor /Compositer / Visual Effects Artist / Camera man
2007 " Sing grieve sing " music video

Director/ Concept / Editor /Compositer / Visual Effects Artist / Camera man
2004 "Tonight we die" Music video.

Director / Concept / Editor /Compositer / Visual Effects Artist / Camera man
2001 "The Uninclined" Music video.


CG Supervisor
2003 company Novacom ( California - USA)


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SKILLS
XSI Softimage
Lightwave
Maya
Eyeon Fusion
Final Cut Pro
Adobe Premiere
After Effects
Discreet Combustion
Photoshop
Realviz Matchmover
PF Track
Boujou
Alias Motion builder
Terragen
Mudbox
Vue

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ON SET EXPERIENCE

HD Visual effects Director
2006 - Olmeca Tequila Reprosado - company: puerno ricarde
HD Technical Director
2005 - New Ideas Magazine - company: Joe Public


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AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

2007 Best Film Everglades international Film Festival
2006 Winner for best music video on Channel MK89.
2006 Winner for Second best music video Blunt Magazine.
2003 Gold Award (Academy of Television Arts & Sciences)Outstanding Special Visual Effects For Short, Project: Hell Week
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REFERENCES
Available upon request
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Matthew Esterhuizen