Alessandro Pantanella joined Technicolor VFX’s Toronto studio after working 14 years in the industry in both Italy and Toronto, Canada. He started his career in 2005 as a Colorist before transitioning into the roles of Lead Compositor, Compositing Supervisor, and ultimately VFX Supervisor.
Alessandro has worked on numerous feature and episodic projects, citing Guillermo del Toro’s series The Strain and Neil Marshall’s feature Hellboy as among the most challenging and noteworthy. Working as the Comp Supervisor on both, he oversaw teams of artists as they delivered amazing creatures and complete CG environments.
When asked what excites him most about the VFX industry, Alessandro comments, “I am always looking for ways to simplify and automate our processes. Better tools and more stable pipelines are key to give VFX artists the resources to focus on the creative aspects. This is especially important nowadays with our fast-paced projects, where we want to work fast without any compromise in quality and creativity.”
VES Award Nomination 2016 – "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode" – The Strain, “Identity"