Betsy Mueller (animation, background, lighting, artist)


 
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Betsy Mueller

719-439-6962 (US) * 778-231-3984 (CA)

www.betsymueller.com

Betsy Mueller

EXPERIENCE

Industrial Light & Magic – Vancouver, BC Lighting Technical Director

Oct 2013 – Present

Project: Captian America 2, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

-Responsible for lighting shots, problem solving and rendering – Katana, Vray


Sony Picutres Imageworks – Vancouver, BC Lighting Technical Director

March 2013 – August 2013

Project: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

-Responsible for lighting shots, problem solving and rendering – Katana, Arnold


Industrial Light & Magic – Vancouver, BC Lighting Technical Director

Nov 2012 – March 2013

Project: Pacific Rim

-Responsible for lighting shots, problem solving and rendering – Katana, Arnold


Digital Domain Company – Vancouver, BC Lead Lighting Technical Director

June 2012 – Nov 2012

Project: Ender's Game

-Responsible for setting up shots, problem solving and rendering – Vray


Moving PIcture Company – Vancouver, BC Senior Lighting Technical Director

June 2011 – May 2012

Project: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Life of Pi, SuperMan: Autumn Frost

-Responsible for lighting shots and rendering – RenderMan


Digital Domain – Vancouver, BC Lead Lighting Technical Director

June 2010 – May 2011

Project: Thor, Transformers 3

-Responsible for key lighting shots and rendering – RenderMan

-Setting up the lighting set up of sequences for my team of 20


ImageMovers Digital – Novato, CA Lead Lighting Technical Director

January 2009 – May 2010

Project: A Christmas Carol, Mars Needs Moms

-Responsible for key lighting shots and rendering – RenderMan

-Setting up the lighting set up of sequences for my lighting team


Industrial Light & Magic – San Francisco, CA Lighting Technical Director

August 2008 – October 2008

Project: Star Trek (2009)

-Responsible for lighting shots and rendering – RenderMan and Zeno

-Lighting to match plates, consistent


The Orphanage – San Francisco, CA Lead Lighting Technical Director

February 2007 – June 2008

Projects:  Iron Man, Die Hard 4, Toy Story mania (Disney/Pixar ride commercial)

-Feature film and commercial work

-Responsible for lighting shots and rendering – Maya/Mental Ray/Brazil2


Animal Logic – Sydney, Australia Lighting Technical Director

May 2006 – October 2006

Project:  Happy Feet

-Responsible for lighting shots and rendering and compositing- MayaMan, DigitalFusion


ReelFX Creative Studio – Dallas, TX Lighting Technical Director

March 2004 – May 2006

Projects: Everyone’s Hero, Hasbros: Ninja Battles, The Wild, G.I. Joe: Valor vs Venom

-Responsible for setting up environment lights and character






SKILLS

Maya, Katana, Mental Ray, RenderMan, Arnold, Vray, 3D Studio Max, Brazil, Mel/Python Scripting, Digital Fusion, Nuke, Photoshop, BodyPaint


EDUCATION

Principia College, Elsah, IL

September ’95 - June ‘98

BA, Studio Art Major, Graphic Design Focus


American Animation Institute, Burbank, CA

October ’00 - May 01

Traditional Animation


Associates in Art, Sherman Oaks, CA    

February ’00 - December ‘00  Traditional Animation




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