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Matthew Novak

Technical Director & CG Lead
Scanline VFX



  • Maya, 3dsMax, CityEngine, Houdini, Mari, Photoshop, Zbrush, Mudbox, VRay, Renderman, Arnold, Realflow, DMM, Bifrost, Nuke, CE3, UE4.
  • CityEngine CGA, MEL, Python, C#, C, PHP, HTML5, Bash.
  • ISILON Solutions, LTO Storage, Symantec Veritas, Large Data Management, FTP/FileZilla.
  • Linux, Windows.


  • Digitization of the “Chung Collection” at UBC’s Rare Books & Special Collections.
  • Production Support on “Life Of Pi” which received the 2013 Oscar and BAFTA for Best Visual Effects.
  • 3D Generalist on “Game of Thrones – S4 E10” which received the 2014 Hollywood Post Alliance Award, VES and Emmy for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects.
  • Responsible for Metropolis City Generation in “Batman v Superman”.
  • Lead 3D Generalist on “Independence Day: Resurgence” Work shown on the trailer that aired during the Superbowl 50th (2016) commercials.
  • Think Tank Training Centre “Excellence in Training” award.

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