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Ricardo is an independent filmmaker and VFX Artist based in Vancouver BC and LA. 

He has worked for over a decade in multiple VFX facilities like Industrial Light & Magic and Digital Domain. VFX Credits include, X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Star Wars: the Last Jedi (2017) and Aquaman (2019). 

 

Ricardo has also a big passion for independent filmmaking and art projects. His most recent short film, "The Seahorse Trainer" a surreal short film where he co-directed, has made an appearance at multiple international film festivals like "LAShorts", "New Jersey International Film Festival", “Filmquest” and "The Seattle International Film Festival" where the film won one of the jury awards making it Oscar Qualified for the 2020 Academy Awards edition.

Currently he is working at Apple, LA in a team called the "Pro Workflow" team that focuses on the creation of high end productions.

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About
 Credits / Publications /Awards

Awards:


-Seattle International Film Festiva: Best Short Film  (Winner)
-New Jersey  Film Festival: Best Short Film (Winner)
- Leo Awards: Best Director (Nominee)
-Leo Awards: Best Director  (Winner)
-Filmquest Film Festival : Best Visual Effects  (Nominee)

-Filmquest Film Festival : Best Fantasy Short  (Winner)
-Vancouver Short Film Festival : Best Short Film (Winner)
-Vancouver Short Film Festival : Best Visual Effects (Winner)
-Chicago Horror Film Festoval: Best Director

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Terminator :Dark Fate (2019)
ILM

Texture Supervisor
 

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Batman vs Superman

ScanlineVFX
3D Genaralist

 

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3D World Magazine 2012

VFS demoreel featured, tutorial (6pages)

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AQUAMAN (2018)
ILM

Lead Texture Artist
 

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San Andreas

ScanlineVFX
3D Genaralist

 

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Assasins Creed Revelations (cinematics)

Method Studios
Modeler/Texture Artist

 

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Captain Marvel (2018)
ILM

Lead Texture Artist
 

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PAN

ScanlineVFX
3D Genaralist

 

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Jack the Giant Slayer
Digital Domain
Modeler/Texture Artist

 

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STAR WARS
The Last Jedi

ILM
Senior Texture Artist

 

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X-MEN Apocalypse

Digital Domain
Texture Artist

 

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Ender's Game

Digital Domain
Modeler/Texture Artist

 

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Magazine - Interview
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Valerian
The Last Jedi

ILM
Senior Texture Artist

 

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X-MEN Days of Future Past

Digital Domain
Modeling and texturing

 

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