Shawn currently works for Psyop in New York as a FX Artist having just completed a seven year term working through the ranks at Look Effects in New York to become a Senior TD. He specializes in dynamics and programming, but often is required to take a shot from concept to composite.
Working up through the ranks over the past seven years Shawn has worked on more than 30 TV shows and feature films including Captain America: The First Avenger, Black Swan, Limitless, Speed Racer, Moonrise Kingdom and most recently Darren Aronofsky’s biblical epic, Noah.
He has been nominated for a VES award for his work on Life (2009). His work has been featured in industry outlets such as CGSociety, FXGuide and Cinefex.
He graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a BA in Animation before working in Los Angeles as a freelance programmer and artist, eventually ending up on the east coast in Look Effects’ Brooklyn office.
“ Shawn does an amazing job conveying his point! He is concise and very dedicated. I just wanted to hear more! ”
“ It was great to have a course like this which I felt was more advanced than the usual. I'll be going over the material several more times to make sure I got it all. ”