Patrick L. Almanza
13032 Ebell St.
North Hollywood, CA 91605

Primary phone: 818.531.8237

Digital Imaging Specialist
Compositing and Paint
Matte Painting


Greenhaus GFX--Compositor (December 2014)
Compositing and texture creation for theatrical title sequence

Digital Sandbox--Compositor/Painter (November 2014)
Nuke script technical fixes and After Effects painting for beautifying independent feature film

Baked FX--Compositor (November 2014)
Nuke Screen Replacements for NFL mobile commercial spots

Electric Entertainment--Compositor (September 2014 - October 2014)
Nuke Compositing, Matte Painting, and matte extraction for The Librarian series

MassMarket--Compositor (August 2014 - September 2014)
Camera removal for Funny Or Die - HBO Special using Nuke

Digital Caliber--Compositor (July 2014 - July 2014)
Green Screen removal and compositing using Nuke for Starz Channel movie Not Cool

Look Effects Inc.--2D (March 2014- June 2014)
Turn, Black Box, Bones (series television)
Speed Racer, Yes Man, Traitor, Blood and Bone
(feature films) (Dec. 2007)
Life After People, Women's Murder Club, Pushing Daisies (series television)(March-April 2008) 
After Effects and Photoshop matte painting and compositing.

Stimulated Inc.
--Digital Video Editor and Compositor (February 2014- March 2014)
Stereography, compositing, color correction, and linear editing for 3D musical graphic sequences to accompany live performances.

Wildlife LA--Compositor (September 2013- October 2013)
Created web banner and billboard ads for agency client. 

Stereo D--2D - 3D & Stereoscopic Conversion Compositor/Finaling Lead (September 2011- August 2013)
Titanic 3D, The Avengers, Jurassic Park 3D, Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness; 2D to 3D Stereoscopic conversion. Stereoscopic compositing and painting.

Pixel Magic--2D - 3D & Stereoscopic Conversion Compositor/Painter Lead (February 2011 - June 2011)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows pt. 1 and 2, Fright Night: 2D to 3D Stereoscopic conversion. Stereoscopic compositing and painting; Stereoscopic Comp/Paint Trainer in Lafayette, LA facility.

Legend 3D--Lead Stereoscopic Compositor (May 2010 - February 2011)
The Green Hornet, Shrek, Shrek 2, The Smurfs, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Pirates of the Carribean on Stranger Tides: 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)
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince: 2D to 3D Stereoscopic conversion.  Created database and trained crew for process of conversion for multiple movies.

Michael Kaelin & Associates, Inc--Stereoscopic Digital Painter (October 2009-November 2009)
Cats and Dogs 2: 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.

3ality Digital--3D Stereoscopic Painter/Compositor (Jun 2007-Dec. 2007)
(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