Distillery Compositors combine rendered images and elements quickly and elegantly to create beautiful, original, photo-real images for feature film, TV, and cinematic projects.
Compositors at Distillery VFX primarily create high-quality digital composites and visual effects, seamlessly integrating all elements into a shot.
They exhibit a strong foundation in traditional, photorealistic, and digital art skills with an emphasis on photo-realism.
They work with live action footage, digital still photography, rendered computer graphic elements, and digital paint to create realistic composites.
Full shot compositing including keying, paint and roto when required.
Produce work quickly under tight production timelines.
Participates in team reviews of work under development.
Mentors Apprentice and Jr. Artists and must be able to assist them with their shots.
Meets defined milestones within a timeline by attending dailies and participating in creative problem solving.
Creates work self-sufficiently, in many cases from start to finish across a shot.
High level of problem solving and creative thinking skills.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to quickly learn and leverage new software.
Time management and organizational skills.
Strong teamwork and interdisciplinary thinking.
Keen artistic eye.
Education & Experience: Highly experienced with Nuke. Knowledge of other compositing, finishing & editorial tools a plus.
Strong knowledge of compositing workflows and other aspects of post-production.
Strong knowledge and ability in perspective, photography, and physics of light and motion.
Artistic ability in one or more traditional mediums (impressive portfolio of figure drawing, landscape, animals, painting, composition, perspective, etc.) a plus.
CG experience a plus.
Comparable software experience considered.
At least three years of relevant professional tv/film experience.
Demo Reel required, please link in your CV/resume or response.
Who We Are: Distillery VFX is a full-service boutique visual effects studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada. We're an ensemble of experienced compositors and generalists focused on delivering high-end environment and compositing work.
Our namesake is derived from our team’s deepest core value: To refine our processes and workflows to their purest and most efficient forms.