Curriculum Vitae

Singapore based artist, Visual Effects Supervisor and Associate Professor, Benjamin Seide is dedicated to Animation and Visual Effects with over 15 years of professional experience. His Visual Effects work contributed to international feature films such as Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist, Wim Wender’s Don’t Come Knocking and Martin Scorsese’s Hugo (Academy Award 2012 for Best Visual Effects)

As a VFX Supervisor and Creative Director for Pixomondo Shanghai he designed immersing 4D effects for the World Expo 2010 General Motors’ pavilion, directed visual effects for Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Peugeot and Toyota TV commercials and supervised a team of local and international VFX artists creating Hollywood quality for feature films such as Tom Cruise’s blockbuster Oblivion, JJ Abrams’s Star Trek – Into The Darkness and HBO’s Game of Thrones, for which he received Honors for Contributions to the Emmy Award Winning Achievement – Outstanding Special Visual Effects from the Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences

Since 2013, he lectures Visual Effects at the School of Arts, Design and Media in Singapore

 

IMDB – List of Benjamin Seide’s projects

admvfx.com – visual effects course wiki

 


2013 – present

Associate Professor, Animation – Visual Effects
School of Art, Design and Media. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2009 – 2013

Visual Effects Supervisor | Creative Director
Head of Visual Effects Feature Film Department
Pixomondo Visual Effects Facilities Shanghai, China

Projects (excerpt): Hugo (by Martin Scorsese), Game of Thrones Season 2, Star Trek – Into Darkness (JJ Abrams), Oblivion, Redtails (George Lucas), Snow White and the Huntsman, 2030 Xing (World Expo Shanghai 2010), People’s Car Project and TVCs for Volkswagen, Toyota, Peugeot, Chevrolet

2007 – 2009

Visual Effects Supervisor | Visual Effects Set-Supervisor | Senior VFX Artist
Elektrofilm Postproduction Facilities, Germany

Projects (excerpt): The Gustloff (Director: Joseph Vilsmaier), The Day the Earth Stood Still (24 century Fox German TV Promo), Vulcano

2006

Visual Effects Supervisor | Art Director
Voodoo Creative Partners Munich / Germany

Projects: Opening Titles of popular German TV series Marienhof, Sturm der Liebe, Julia

2005

Visual Effects Supervisor | Research Project Manager
Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg / Teamworx, Germany

2004 – 2005

Senior Visual Effects Artist | VFX Set-Supervisor
Elektrofilm Postproduction Facilities, Germany
Rise FX (former TVT Postproduction) Berlin / Germany

Projects: Oliver Twist (By Roman Polanski), Don’t Come Knocking (By Wim Wenders), Tsunami, Tornado

2003 – 2004

Senior Visual Effects Artist
Digipost, Singapore

2000 – 2002

Visual Effects Artist | Motion Design Artist
Seven Senses, Berlin, Germany

1992 – 1999

Master of Fine Arts in Animation
Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg
Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction Ludwigsburg, Germany

1991 – 1995

Cameraman | Editor
SAT.1 TV, Stuttgart, Germany