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Steven is a VISUAL EFFECTS & CG SUPERVISOR with extensive experience designing, creating, shooting, and posting diverse visual effects for feature films, shorts, music videos, and special venue projects. Additional expertise conceptualizing, developing and managing visual effects software projects. Comprehensive and diverse skill set acquired during years working in on-set shooting environments, as well as pre-vis, post, and delivery pipelines. Broad knowledge of numerous animation, modeling, rendering, & compositing packages such as Alias Maya, Softimage, Flame/Inferno, Combustion, Perl, Unix, C++, Photoshop, After Effects and many other packages. A creative strategist with demonstrated success leading development teams and managing complex projects to completion on schedule and within budget in production and corporate environments. Previous employment includes over 5 years at Sony Pictures.
Steven Robiner's listing at the IMDB can be viewed here.
Visual Effects Showreel
Elephant's Egg (2004) (Visual Effects Advisor)
Damned If You Do (2000) (Producer & Visual Effects Supervisor)
My Brother the Pig (2000) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Story of Computer Graphics (1999) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Race for Atlantis (1998) (Visual Effects Supervisor: PreShow)
Emissary: A Biblical Epic (1997) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) (Visual Effects Supervisor: Night Vision Sequences)
Recon (1996) (Senior Visual Effects Advisor)
Rainbow (1995) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Silver Surfer (1992) (Producer & Visual Effects Supervisor)
Plus numerous short subjects, commercials, and music videos
Winner, Crested Butte Gold Award, Best Comedy Award for DAMNED IF YOU DO ; 2000
Winner, Hollywood Film Festival, Best Short Award for DAMNED IF YOU DO
Winner, Marco Island Film Festival, Best Short Award for DAMNED IF YOU DO
Winner, Cleveland Internatonal Film Festival, Best Short Award for DAMNED IF YOU DO
Invited Lecturer at USC School of Cinema Visual Effects Supervising courses, 1997-1999
Founding Member, Visual Effects Society , 1997
Appointed Lead instructor for courses in Visual Effects Supervising at Silicon Studio, 1996
Winner, Addy Directing Award for "Nevada Bell" (best TV spot, 1996)
American Management Association - Leadership 2000 Certificate
Lead Subject of Discovery Channel's Movie Magic interview on Green Screen Compositing.
Awarded CINE Eagle and the WorldFest Prize for Visual Effects Supervision on "Silver Surfer"; also accepted for screening at Siggraph
Winner NEVFV Gold Apple, CINE Golden Eagle, and the Rochester International Trophy for directing "Hello and Goodbye," 1992
Director of Photography & Editor for "Public Enemy," winner of the Black Filmmaker's Hall of Fame award, Sinking Creek Film Festival Judges' Award, and A&E Short Subject award.
Awarded Strnad Fellowships in Science for the design, development, and construction of a holographic motion picture viewer, 1980
Member of Mensa, beginning in 1979.