farhez rayani

CG Supervisor / Lighting Director of Photography

Real-time Graphics for VFX & Animation



Pixar Animated Film Work
Incredibles 2
Coco
Cars 3
Finding Dory
Toy Story That Time Forgot

Lava
Toy Story of Terror
The Blue Umbrella
Monsters University
La Luna

Brave (Promo)
Cars 2
Mater's Tall Tales / Cars Toons
Toy Story 3
Up

Live Action / Visual Effects Feature Film Work

The Incredible Hulk
The Golden Compass
Superman Returns
Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire

Animated / CG Feature Film Work

Happy Feet
Walt Disney's The Wild
They Came From Upstairs


Software Development


Maya
mental ray for Maya
Alias PowerAnimator
Alias Studio Tools
A|W Composer

Adobe Photoshop


Published Work


Photoshop Secrets of the Pros (Book)
( amazon | official site )
Begin Maya Rendering (DVD)

Begin Maya Animation (DVD)



News / Awards


Pixar's 'Toy Story of Terror' (rain / lightning sequence)
nominated for Outstanding FX VES Award
'La Luna' nominated for Academy Award/Oscar®
for Best Animated Short Film

'Toy Story 3' wins Academy Award/Oscar®
for Best Animated Film

'Up' wins Academy Award/Oscar®
for Best Animated Film

'The Golden Compass' wins Academy Award/Oscar®
for Best Visual Effects

'Superman Returns' nominated for Academy Award/Oscar®
for Best Visual Effects

'Happy Feet' wins Academy Award/Oscar®
for Best Animated Film

Alias|wavefront wins Academy Award/Oscar®
for development of Maya


 

Public Presentations


Speaker
Siggraph 2017
(Talk: Smash and Grab: Off-The-Rails Filmmaking at Pixar
Topic: Lighting on Smash & Grab)

Speaker
Siggraph 2015
(Production Session: Disney/Pixar's "Lava": Moving Mountains
Topic: Lighting Lava)

Speaker
Siggraph 2014
(Course: Physically Based Shading in Theory and Practice,
Topic: Art Direction within Pixar's Physically Based Lighting System)

Speaker
Siggraph 2013
(Topic: Creating a wet look on Disney/Pixar's 'The Blue Umbrella')

Speaker
Siggraph 2013
(Topic: Behind the scenes look at Lighting Disney/Pixar's 'The Blue Umbrella')

Speaker
Siggraph 2013
(Topic: Lighting at Pixar - CG in Africa BOF)

Speaker
Siggraph 2010
(Topic: Masterlighting on Disney/Pixar's 'Up')

Seminar & Panel Speaker
Industry Giants 2008 Visual Effecs Conference
(Topic: The Golden Compass: Look Development & Lighting)


Credentials


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