Keith Kamholz is a Technical Director specializing in FX and Character Simulation. Notable work shown here includes:
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' - (ILM)
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' - (ILM)
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' (2014) - (ILM)
  • 'Epic' - (Blue Sky Studios)
  • 'Ice Age: Continental Drift' - (Blue Sky Studios)
  • 'Rio' - (Blue Sky Studios)
  • 'After Earth' (Tippett Studio)
  • Chanel cinemagraph (freelance)

Some of the 'Ice Age' shots here were featured in the Side Effects Houdini 2012 demo reel.

Software used: Houdini, Maya, ILM's Zeno, Realflow, Blue Sky's CGIStudio, mental ray, Nuke

Recent work not shown in demo reel:

'Jurassic World' - Industrial Light & Magic - FX/Creature Technical Director
Character simulation, digital double rigging, rigid body & cloth simulation, damage design
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Updated March, 2015