Patrick L. Almanza
1410 Vanessa Circle
Encinitas CA 91504

Primary phone: 818.531.8237

Digital Imaging Specialist
Compositing and Paint
3D Steroscopic


Legend 3D--Lead Stereoscopic Compositor (May 2010 - present)
Undisclosed Dreamworks Movie: 2D to 3D Stereoscopic conversion.  Help setup an LA studio and train a crew for methods of Compositing and Painting for a digital stereoscopic conversion process

Prime Focus--Rotoscoping Supervisor (March 2010-April 2010)
Undisclosed Warner Bros. Movie: 2D to 3D Stereoscopic conversion.  Created database and trained crew for process of coversion for multiple movies.

Michael Kaelin & Associates, Inc--Stereoscopic Digital Painter (October 2009-November 2009)
Undisclosed Disney Movie: 2D to 3D Stereoscopic conversion.  Utilized Combustion to paint/composite plates for 3D Stereoscopic Live action/CG film.

Flight33 Productions--Matte Painter/2D Compositor  (November 2008-January 2009)(April 2009-September 2009)(December 2009-February 2010)
"Life After People", "The Universe", "First Apocalypse" (series television:  The History Channel) Used After Effects and Photoshop to create moving matte paintings and 3D/live action composites. 

Theory FX--2D Compositor/Painter  (October 2008)
I Love You, Man (feature film)  Used Combustion to paint out scratch and reflection artifacts.

Skulley FX--2D Compositor (August 2008)
Rocco de Luca (music video)  Combustion compositing.

Identity Studios--2D Compositor/Painter (July-September 2008)
Way of War, Last Night, Against the Dark, Godspeed (feature films) After Effects, Shake, and Combustion compositing

iO Film--2D Painter (May 2008)
Felon (feature film)  Used Combustion to paint out scratch artifacts.  Used as a finalist.

Look Effects Inc.--2D Compositor/Painter (March-April 2008)
Speed Racer, Yes Man, Traitor, Blood and Bone (feature films)
(Dec. 2007)
Life After People, Women's Murder Club, Pushing Daisies (series television)  After Effects and Photoshop matte painting and compositing.

3ality Digital--3D Stereoscopic Painter/Compositor (Jun 2007-Dec. 2007)
U23D (Stereoscopic feature film)  Used Shake to paint out unwanted artifacts on background plates. 

Trioscopics--Consultant-3D Stereoscopic Painter/Compositor (Jun 2007-Dec. 2007)
Used After Effects and Shake to paint out unwanted artifacts on background plates.
Lowry Digital Images--2D Painter/Compositor (Jun 2003 - Jan 2007)
Raiders of the Lost Ark Trilogy (2003)--Special Restoration Specialist/Scratch Removal Trainer/Rotoscoping. Removed reflections on glass in Well of Souls scenes.
Sleeping Beauty (2006-7)--Senior 2D Paint Artist/Compositing/Rotoscoping
Peter Pan (2006)--Senior 2D Paint Artist/Compositing/Rotoscoping
Bambi (2005)--Senior 2D Paint Artist/Compositing/Rotoscoping
Cinderella (2005)--Senior 2D Paint Artist/Compositing/Rotoscoping
Aliens of the Deep--Rotoscoping
THX 1136 (2004)--Special Color Correction Repair
Mary Poppins (2004) Compositing/Rotoscoping
Innocent Lies (2003) Title Removal

2D Paint
Special Fixes Specialist
Lowry Digital Images

Star Wars Trilogy (2005)--Special Restoration Specialist/Scratch, dirt and artifact removal Trainer.
A View To A Kill
Alice in Wonderland (1951)—Special Fixes Specialist
Casablanca (2003)
Dr. No
For Your Eyes Only
From Russia With Love
Herbie The Love Bug
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Mildred Pierce
Moby Dick
Moulin Rouge
Once Upon a Time in the West
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Roman Holiday
Star Wars
Sunset Boulevard
The Empire Strikes Back
The Living Daylights
The Return of the Jedi
The World Is Not Enough
Tomorrow Never Dies
You Only Live Twice