Resume

Krishnamurti Martins Costa

My Imdb Profile

CURRENT WORK STATUS

Staff position at Industrial Light + Magic (ILM)

CURRENT STATUS

Permanent Resident

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Award winning artist with a solid understanding of a diverse range of computer graphics techniques: organic and hard surface modeling, texturing, character animation. Demonstrates the ability to work in teams and to complete jobs on time.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2008 – current - ILM - Senior Digital Artist (Modeler) – San Francisco, CA – USA
  • 2007 – 2008 – Lucasfilm Animation Ltd – Senior Modeler – San Rafael, CA – USA
  • 2005 – 2007 – CafeFX – Digital Artist / 3D Generalist – Santa Maria, CA – USA
  • 2004 – 2005 – Omation Studios – Character Animator – San Clemente, CA – USA
  • 2003 – Mister Grafix Produções – CG Artist – Brasília, DF – Brazil
  • 2001 – 2002 – Award Winning Short Movie “O Lobisomem e o Coronel” – Art Director, Lead Animator, Modeler – Brazil
  • 1987 – 2003 – Banco do Brasil – Banker (that’s right…), Animator, Designer, Illustrator – Santa Maria and Brasília, Brazil

CREDITS (click on the posters to go to the websites)

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Pacific Rim (2013)Creature and Hard Surface ModelerILM
The Avengers (2012)Creature and Hard Surface ModelerILM
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)Digital Artist (corrective shapes)ILM
Transformers – The Dark of the Moon – (2011)Hard surface modelerILM
Trans 2 Rango – (2011)Creature modelerILM
Trans 2 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – (2009)
Hard surface modelerILM
Clone Wars Star Wars: The Clone Wars – (2008)Senior modeler for a few TV episodes, from Ep 1-19 to 1-26Lucasfilm Animation Ltd USA
Evan Almighty The Mist – (2007)Creature modeler / texture artist / character animatorCafeFX
Evan Almighty Evan Almighty – Universal (2007)
Character AnimatorCafeFX
Pan's Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno) – Picturehouse (2006) Character Animator / Facial Rigger / Character Modeler / Texture/Shader Artist

CafeFX

Snakes on a Plane
Snakes on a Plane – New Line Cinema (2006)
Character Animator / Texture ArtistCafeFX
Zathura Zathura – Columbia Pictures (2005) – uncreditedModeling (Zorgon’s armour), texturing (Zorgon’s body and armour) – CafeFX
Barnyard Barnyard, The Movie – Paramount Pictures (2006)Character AnimatorOmation Studio

MY PRESENTATIONS (LECTURES & WORKSHOPS)

  • 2013 – ZbrushWorkshops – Kris Costa’s Character Creation Online Class #2 – Link
  • 2013 – AnatomyTools @ Gnomon Workshop – With Andrew Cawrse – Los Angeles, CA – USA – Link
  • 2012 – Visualarium – Kris Costa’s Character Creation Online Class #1 – Link
  • 2010 – CGCon – Canada – Link
  • 2008-2009 – ILM – ZBrush Basics for VFX Artists – San Francisco, CA – USA – Link
  • 2007 – Gnomon Workshop: Live! – December 2007 – Los Angeles, CA – USA – Link
  • 2006 – Academia de Animação e Artes Digitais – São Paulo – Brazil – Link
  • 2006 – Cadritech – Maratona High-End CG – São Paulo – Brazi – Link
  • 2006 – CafeFX – ZBrush Basics for VFX Artists – Santa Maria, CA – USA – Link
  • 2006 – Gnomon School / ZBrush User Meeting – Los Angeles, CA – USA – Link
  • 2004 – Cadritech – Workshop Antropus – São Paulo – Brazil – Link

JUDGING

  • 2013  – CGSociety’s TEN – Link
  • 2009 – Pixologic’s Action Hero Contest – Link
  • 2006 – EON – Worlds Within Worlds – CGChallenge XX – Link
  • 2006 – The Journey Begins – CGChallenge XIX – Link
  • 2005 – Spectacular – CGChallenge XVIII – Link
  • 2003 – current – Raph.com – Link

SOFTWARES

Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop, After Effects, Modo among others

SKILLS

Organic and Hard Surface Modeling / Character Animation / Texturing