Keith Kamholz is a Technical Director specializing in FX and Character Simulation. Notable work shown here includes 'Ice Age: Continental Drift' and 'Rio' (Blue Sky Studios), 'After Earth' (Tippett Studio), and Chanel/Verizon/Nature Valley commercials.

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

Software used: Houdini, Maya, 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, rigging, rigid body & cloth simulation, damage design

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' - Industrial Light & Magic - FX/Creature Technical Director
Character simulation, rigid body & cloth simulation, damage design

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' - Industrial Light & Magic - FX/Creature Technical Director
Rigid body & cloth simulation, damage design

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' - Industrial Light & Magic - FX/Creature Technical Director
Rigid body & cloth simulation, damage design

'Epic' - Blue Sky Studios - Character Simulation
Animated various characters' garments utilizing Maya's nCloth.
View in HD here:
https://vimeo.com/47668252



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Updated July, 2013