Derry Frost
Summary

I have over 30 years of experience in the digital effects industry and have setup and run several very successful companies during this time. I am looking for an opportunity to apply my extensive experience to a challenging project.



Work Experience

Logan, Los Angeles  July 2015 – August 2015

Commercial – Senior Matte Painter

 

Stargate, Los Angeles  June 2015 – July 2015

10 Commandments – Senior Matte Painter

 

Logan, Los Angeles  May 2015

Commercial – Senior Matte Painter

 

Mirada, Los Angeles  May 2015

Commercial – Concept Artist/Matte Painter

 

Method Studios, Los Angeles     April 2015

Commercial – Concept Artist/Matte Painter

 

Buster, Los Angeles    March 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Concept Artist

 

Blur Studios, Los Angeles      December 2014 – March 2015

RideFilm under NDA – Senior Matte Painter

Feature Film under NDA – Senior Matte Painter

 

CBS-Digital, Los Angeles   November 2014

Galavant – TV Series – Senior Matte Painter

 

Logan, Los Angeles   October 2014

Mortdecai – Feature – Art Director /Matte Painter

 

Stargate Studios, Los Angeles   September 2014

Walking Dead – Recreation of destroyed Atlanta – Senior Matte Painter

12 Monkeys – Senior Matte Painter

Grey’s Anatomy – Senior Matte Painter

Walking Dead – Recreation of destroyed Atlanta – Senior Matte Painter

 

Buster, Los Angeles   August 2014

Game of Thrones – Concept Artist

OWN – TV – Matte Painter

 

Logan, Los Angeles   June 2014 – July 2014

Mortdecai – Feature – Art Director /Matte Painter

Northrop – Matte Painter

 

Shutter Punch, Los Angeles  April 2014 – May 2014

TV Series – Matte Painter / AE Compositor

 

Digital Artists Coalition, Westlake Village March 2014

Feature Films – Matte Painter / AE Compositor

 

Night Fall Productions, Westlake Village March 2014

Starlight Festival – Art Director / Animator

 

Stargate Studios, Los Angeles   November 2012 – February 2014

Head of Digital Matte Painting LA, Vancouver, Toronto, Atlanta

Dubai Into the Future – Middle Eastern Broadcast Company

Grey’s Anatomy – ABC

Parenthood – NBC

The Walking Dead – AMC

Haven – SciFi Channel

Parks and Recreation – NBC

Californication – Showtime

The Sixth Gun – TV Pilot

Touch – Fox

Heart of Dixie – CW

Ray Donovan – Showtime

Mob City – TNT

House of Lies – Showtime

Doctor Who – BBC

The Palace – Middle Eastern Broadcast Company

Hemlock Grove – Netflix

Dracula – NBC

Legend of the Giant Dinosaurs – Hong Kong Science Museum

About a Boy – NBC

Morongo – TV Commercial

Hoehn Motors – TV Commercial

 

Amalgamated Pixels, Los Angeles   1995 – 2012

President / Visual Effects Supervisor/ Art Director

 

Feature Films:

Edge of Darkness          

Drag Me to Hell

Final Destination 4 (3D)

City of Ember

Get Smart

Nim’s Island

Live Free and Die Hard

The 300

Get Smart

Peaceful Warrior

Blade Trinity

In Enemy Hands

Donnie Darko

The Matrix 1 and 2

Face Off

X-Files Movie

 

Special Venue:

Dragon’s Treasure, The City of Dreams, Macau, China

12 minute, 60 fps, fully animated film using 15 HD projectors for a 100 foot diameter domed

Into the Deep, Shenzhen, China     

4.5 minute, fully animated stereo 3D film using 9 left eye and 9 right eye HD projectors in a 100 foot diameter cylindrical theater

Virtual Aquarium

20′ X 100′ Virtual Aquarium with animating, transforming mermaids for the casino lobby in the City of Dreams, Macau, China

Expo 2010, Shanghai – RideFilm

Mummies  - Secrets of the Pharaohs ( IMAX)

Tall Tales -  ( IMAX 3D)

 

SimEx Digital Studios, Los Angeles   1993 – 1995

Owner / Visual Effects Supervisor/ Producer

Designed and built an animation studio specializing in theme park ride films and stereo 3D special venues around the world.

Kleiser Walczak Construction Company, MA 1992 – 1995

StarGate Feature Film – Senior Animator and Compositor

Judge Dredd Feature Film – Senior Animator and Compositor

Ride Films for the Luxor Hotel, Vegas – Senior Animator and Compositor

Wavefront Technologies, Santa Barbara 1987 – 1992

Sales Support Staff - Demonstrated products and open up new markets. 

Product Designer  - Manage a team of 40 Software Programmers, Documentation Writers and relationships with all of the hardware manufacturers.

Head of Marketing – Provide support for sales staff in 50 countries.

Electronic Arts, London 1985 – 1987

Senior Animator – Working on CG commercial in the early days of the industry.





Education

Plymouth University, England

Bachelor of Arts, Scientific and Technical Graphics 1984

 

 



Awards

2009 VES Award Winner Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue

“Dance of the Dragons” City of Dreams Macau.