Stereo Matte Painting, Concept Environment Design, Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing, 3D/2.5D Matte Projections, Photoshop, Maya, 3DS Max, Nuke, MARI, Houdini, Win/Mac/Linux
Garrett Fry is a technically minded creative artist, Digital Matte Painter and Concept Artist in the Film Industry.
Garrett has a passion for finding technical solutions in matte painting and believes himself to be an innovator in new matte painting techniques. On feature films Garrett has filled several roles such as:
Matte Painting and Environment Lead: Garrett has managed teams up to 20+ artists to create asset builds, schedual work, bid shots, manage prioirites and run dailies sessions.
Matte Painting and Environment Trainer: Garrett has worked with MPC to create a 3DDMP Academy Curriculum and has taught Matte Painting and Environment TD MPC Academy Courses.
Matte Painting Technical Lead: Garrett oversaw and established the matte painting work flow, pipeline and department tools. I conducted training sessions for matte painters and advised the VFX Supervisor how to technically approach matte painting shots.
Painting Sequence Lead: Garrett was responsible for the overall look of matte painting sequences and supervised the efforts of junior artists and artists from other departments in completion of matte shots and/or matte elements.
Senior Matte Painter: Garrett created stereo matte shots from start to finish, everything from concept, to CG, to paint, to 2.5D/3D projections, to compositing--using Photoshop, Maya, 3DS Max, MARI and Nuke.
Ghost in the Shell (2017) (3DDMP Lead: MPC)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) (3DDMP Trainer / Lead: MPC)
X-Men Apocalypse (2015) (3DDMP Trainer / Lead: MPC)
The Great Gatsby (2013) (Digital Matte Painter: Animal Logic)
The Hunger Games (2012) (Digital Matte Painter: Raising Sun Pictures)
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) (Digital Matte Painter: Weta Digital)
The Adventures of Tintin (2012) (Digital Matte Painter: Weta Digital)
Rise of the Apes (2011) (Digital Matte Painter: Weta Digital)
X-Men: First Class (2011) (Digital Matte Painter: Weta Digital)
Mars Needs Moms! (2011) (Digital Matte Painter: ImageMovers Digital)
A Christmas Carol (2009) (Digital Matte Painter: ImageMovers Digital)
My Sister’s Keeper (2009) (Digital Matte Painter: Matte World Digital)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) (visual effects: Matte World Digital)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) (Matte Painter: Matte World)
Yellow Submarine (tba) (pre-production) (Concept Artist)
Mars Needs Moms! (2011) (pre-production) (Concept Artist)
Undisclosed Disney Film (2013) (pre-production) (Concept Artist)
Undisclosed Weta Film (tba) (pre-production) (Concept Artist)