Hmm, what to put in a bio? Well, for one thing, if you want to get hold of me you can at:
and you can read my blog at:
I currently work lighting and compositing visual effects and computer animation for film in Los Angeles, which pays for my photographic habit. Prior to working in the film industry I was an aspiring actor and singer in Toronto earning money doing secretarial work, computer graphics and computer consulting. My 10 years of acting futility followed 5 years at the University of Waterloo, which followed the usual litany of school years in Ottawa (Lisgar COllegiate).
Anyhow, I'm not sure what any of this has to do with the pictures I take, but it is offered up for whatever it is worth.
As you can see from my pictures, I spend a lot of time outdoors climbing, hiking, kayaking, cycling, running, skiing, and generally doing whatever I can to stay outside.
My favourite subject for photos is abstraction, and I am happiest when I can get a clean abstract from a natural subject. This isn't easy, but I think that is what makes it worth doing.
Well, if you have read this far I hope you have gleaned something of value, and I have to thank my work for having the computers go down for long enough that I actually had time to write this missive. Anyhow, enjoy the pictures.
Duffy Knox June 2005
Lighting and Compositing artist with experience in look development, sequence supervision and cg supervision
Wreck-it-Ralph 2012 - lighting and compositing
Paperman 2011 - lighting and compositing
prep and landing 2011 - lighting and compositing
Tangled 2010 - lighting and compositing artist
Cabin in the Woods 2009 - Lighting Technical Director
Aliens in the Attic 2008-2009 - Lighting Technical Director
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 2008-2009 - Lighting Technical Director
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 2008 - Lighting Technical Director
Beowulf 2006-2007 - Senior Lighting and Compositing technical director, look development
Ghost Rider 2005-2006 - Senior Lighting and Compositing technical director, lighting lead, look development
Bewitched 2005 - CG Supervisor
The Polar Express 2002-2004 - Lighting Sequence Supervisor
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 - Senior Lighting and Compositing technical director
Stuart Little 2 2001-2002 - Senior technical director
Spider Man 2002 - Lighting technical director
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 2000-2001 - Lighting technical director, Look development lead
Charlie’s Angels 2000 - Lighting and Compositing technical director
Hollow Man 1999-2000 - Lighting and Compositing technical director
Stuart Little 1999 - Lighting and Compositing technical director
Rhythm and Hues 1997-1998 - Lighting and Compositing technical director various commercials and projects
International Academy of Design — certificate in Computer Animation, 1997
University of Waterloo, BA major Drama, Minor Music, Minor Chemistry 1981-1986
At Sony: Ken Ralston, Ken Hahn, Jerome Chen, Kevin Mack, Sean Philips, J,D, Cowles, Carey Villegas
At Rhythm and Hues: Pascal Cappuis, Derek Spears, Josh Bryers, Raymond Chih, Gee Yeung, Pauline Duvall