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Theresa Ellis Rygiel

Theresa Ellis Rygiel began her career in the early-1980's developing artists' tools at New York Institute of Technology's Computer Graphics Lab and honed her digital artist skills overseas in Germany and England. In 1993, she opened her own company as digital effect supervisor on several major motion pictures including Richie Rich, WaterWorld and ... See full bio »

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Known For

X-Men Visual Effects
Deep Blue Sea Visual Effects
Guardians of the Galaxy Visual Effects
Oblivion Visual Effects


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 2020 The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle (visual effects compositor) (post-production)
 2019 John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (Lead Postvis Compositor: Proof, Inc)
 2018 Aquaman (Lead Postvis Compositor: Proof, Inc)
 2018 A Wrinkle in Time (compositing supervisor: Proof, Inc)
 2017 The Fate of the Furious (compositing supervisor: Proof, Inc)
 2016 Doctor Strange (compositing supervisor)
 2016 Ben-Hur (post visualization supervisor)
 2015/I Joy (in-house compositor)
 2015 Furious 7 (postvisualization supervisor)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (post visualization supervisor)
 2013/I Oblivion (compositing supervisor: Pixomondo)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (compositor: Pixomondo - as Theresa Ellis)
 2012 The Hunger Games (compositor: Pixomondo - uncredited)
 2012 Red Tails (digital effects artist: Pixomondo - as Theresa Rygiel)
 2011 Hugo (compositor: Pixomondo - uncredited)
 2011 Fast Five (compositing supervisor - as Theresa Ellis)
 2011 Sucker Punch (digital compositor: Pixomondo)
 2010 Fringe (TV Series) (compositor - 1 episode)
- The Box (2010) ... (compositor: Pixomondo - as Theresa Ellis)
 2010/I Let Me In (digital compositor: Method Studios - as Theresa Rygiel)
 2010 Clash of the Titans (lead stereographer - as Theresa Ellis)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (digital compositor - uncredited)
 2010 Shutter Island (compositor: The Syndicate - as Theresa Rygiel)
 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (compositing supervisor: CafeFX)
 2007 Martian Child (visual effects supervisor: Hammerhead Productions)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (compositor: Digital Domain - as Theresa Ellis)
 2007 Meet the Robinsons (digital artist: Digital Domain - as Theresa Ellis)
 2006 The Nativity Story (visual effects supervisor)
 2004 Spanglish (visual effects supervisor: SPI)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (3D supervisor: Weta Digital)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (3D lead technical director: Weta Digital - as Theresa Rygiel)
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (compositor: Weta Digital)
 2001 The Fast and the Furious (digital artist - as Theresa Ellis)
 2001 Someone Like You... (visual effects supervisor: Hammerhead Productions - as Theresa Ellis)
 2000 Red Planet (digital compositor - as Theresa Ellis)
 2000 Men of Honor (digital compositor - as Theresa Ellis)
 2000 X-Men (visual effects supervisor: Hammerhead Productions - as Theresa Ellis)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (digital effects supervisor: Hammerhead Productions - as Theresa Sandbar Ellis)
 1998 Stepmom (visual effects supervisor: Rhythm & Hues - as Theresa Ellis)
 1998 The Parent Trap (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (visual effects supervisor - as Theresa Ellis)
 1996 Kazaam (digital effects supervisor - as Theresa Ellis)
 1996 Executive Decision (digital effects supervisor - as Theresa Ellis)
 1995 Waterworld (digital effects supervisor - as Theresa Ellis)
 1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (digital animator - as Theresa Ellis)
 1990 Solar Crisis (animator: PDI - as Theresa Ellis)
 1984 Lensman (digital artist - uncredited) / (film recordist: NYIT - as Theresa Ellis)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Theresa Sandbar Ellis | Theresa Ellis | Theresa Rygiel

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Bachelor of Fine Arts from Viginia Commonwealth University. Alumni of New York Institute of Technology's Computer Graphics Laboratory. See more »

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