Resume / CV

Lyn Caudle
www.lynspace.com
lyn.caudle@gmail.com
lyn@lynspace.com
 

ReelFX Creative Studio                                                               2012 – Present

See listing below for a complete list of commercial projects at ReelFX -

Chuck E Cheese Q1 2015 (2014) – VFX Supervisor, Lighter
Fiat GIF Live Action (2014) – Director of Photography
SAP Extreme Sailing (2017) – C – Compositing Supervisor
SAP Extreme Sailing Live Action (2017) – C – VFX Supervisor
 
Freelance                                                                                                   2011- 2012
Wizard 101 Game cinematics (3 spots) Lighting compositing / Reel FX
Totino’s Pizza – “Roll On” Lighting compositing / Reel FX
Chuck E Cheese – On Set VFX supervision (3 Spots) / ReelFX
Ford Touchscreen – Director – Live action/VFX shoot / Green Grass Studios
Snowman 2.0 – DFW – Print / Animation project – Creative Director / Green Grass Studios
Wizard 101 – Encircle Media – Creative Director / Green Grass Studios
Hand Only CPR – American Heart Association – Creative Director/ Project Lead / Janimation
GOP Elephant – Creative Director/ Project Lead / Janimation
Gearbox Software – Borderlands / In Game Video –  Compositing Supervisor / Janimation


Janimation – Visual Effects Supervisor / Creative Director / Director                          1999 – 2011
Game Trailers –
Area 51 – Effects Supervisor
Stranglehold – Effects Supervisor
Colonization – Effects Supervisor
I – Ninja – Effects Supervisor
Ironwood – Effects Supervisor
Age of Empires – Effects Supervisor
Civilization, “Beyond the Sword” – Effects Supervisor
Civilization, “Revolution” – Effects Supervisor
Warlords – Effects Supervisor
Suffering – Effects Supervisor
Swarm – Effects Supervisor
Commercials –
Texas Lottery, “DailyFour” – Visual Effects Supervisor
Chick-fil-a, “The good the bad the hairy” – Effects Supervisor
Chick-fil-a, “Cow Superheroes” – Effects Supervisor
Silestone – Visual Effects Supervisor
Community Coffee – Visual Effects Supervisor
Virbac, “Face the Monster” – Visual Effects Supervisor
Sunkist, “Swing” – Effects Supervisor
7-eleven, “Halo” and “Halo2” – Effects Supervisor
Pennzoil, “Tunnel” and “Guardians” – Visual Effects Supervisor
Pilgrims Pride “Jumping in” – Visual Effects Supervisor
Miller Lite,  “Stadium” – Visual Effects Supervisor
Greyhound – Visual Effects Supervisor
McDonalds – “PlanetPaula” – Visual Effects Supervisor
Mission Tortillas – Visual Effects Supervisor
K Mart – “Blue Light Special” – Visual Effects Supervisor
Jeep – “Bonus Level” – Visual Effects Supervisor


Film –
The Milkmaid – Short Film – Director of Photography
Highflight – Short Film – Director of Photography
Veritas – Visual Effects Supervisor
Spy Kids 2 – Visual Effects Unit (Water Effects Photography) Co-Director
Spy Kids 3D – Visual Effects Artist
Mr. Hell – Tracking, Compositing
The Visitor – Tracking,  compositing assist


Directorial –
I’ll take the Bus – Writer / Director – Commercial Spec Spot
Spy Kids 2 – Co-Director -Visual Effects Unit (Water Effects Photography)
JaniCycle – Director – Live action and VFX for Episodic Pilot.
Georgia Power – Director – Live action shoot for interactive content.
Duke Nukem – Co-Director – Documentary chronicling the Duke Nukem Game franchise
Sprinkler – Director – Stop Motion TVC Spot – North Texas Water District – Enviromedia
Droplet – Director – Stop Motion TVC Spot – North Texas Water District – Enviromedia
Salvation Army Live Action – TVC – 4 Spots (2014) – Director / DOP
Fiat GIF – TVC -4 Spots (2014) – Writer / Director / DOP
Software
3D – Softimage XSI, Houdini, Maya
Compositing
Shake, Nuke, Fusion,
2D – Photoshop
Tracking – PFTrack, Syntheyes.
 
Special Effects Coordinator Credits:
“Boondoggle”-Trivalent Films-Independent                           1998
“Deadman’s Walk”-RHI Entertainment-TV Mini-Series                 1995
“Streets of Laredo”-RHI Entertainment-TV Mini-Series               1995
“Rio Diablo”-Kenny Rogers Productions-Made for TV Film           1992
“A Taste for Killing”-USA Cable Network-Made for Cable Film          1992
“A Seduction in Travis County”-Desert Storm Productions-TV Film     1991
“Storyville”-Lynch/Frost-Feature Film                               1991
“In Broad Daylight”-Biber/Hogue Productions-Made for TV Film        1990
Special Effects Supervisor Credits:
“Chill Factor”-Morgan Creek-Feature Film         1998
“Rough Riders”-TNT Mini Seriers 1997
“Pair Of Aces”-Cream Gravy Productions-Made for TV Film             1989
Other Effects Credits:
“Gambler 5”-Kenny Rogers Productions-Additional Effects               1994
“Unsolved Mysteries”-One episode-Blaster                                       1994
 Areosmith – “What it Takes”   Breakaway Props / Stunt rigging        1990
“Island City”-MDT Productions for Lorimar-Physical Effects Lead     1993
Batman Stunt Show-Totally Fun Company-Six Flags Over Texas
Technical Director  Built Slide-for-Life Systems and specialty props  1992 & 93
Special Effects Assistant Credits:
“Walker-Texas Ranger”-CBS TV Seriers                                     1997/1998/1999
“Ace Venture II-When Nature Calls”-Morgan Creek-Feature Film        1995
“Wishbone”-PBS Series                                               1994
“Dangerous Curves”-CBS Television Series                         1992/1993
“Fugitive Among Us”-Easy Chair Productions-Made for TV Film                  1991
“An American Story”-Hallmark-Made for TV Film                        1991
“Hexed”-Hexed, Inc.-Feature Film                                    1991
“White Fang”-Buena Vista-Feature Film                               1990
“Trapped”-USA Cable Network-Made for Cable Film                     1989
“Fire and Rain”-USA Cable Network-Made for Cable Film               1989
“Pair Of Aces”-Cream Gravy Productions-Made for TV Film             1989
“Problem Child”-Problem Child, Inc.-Feature Film                    1989
“Lonesome Dove”-Mowtown Productions-CBS Mini-Series          1988
“Pancho Barnes”-Orion-CBS-Made for TV Film                          1988
“Love Hurts”-Vestron Films-Feature Film                             1988
“Dallas”-Lorimar Productions-CBS Television Series                  1988


Commercials
Southwest Airlines–Special Puppeteering Effects Work         1994
Owens–Special Effects                                        1993
Churches–Special Effects                                          1993
Night Hawk–Special Effects                                        1993
The Philanthropist–Open Stage Theater–Brain Blow-out             1992
Churches–Special Effects                                       1992
Chevy–Rain Effects                                                1991
Interstate Battery–Special Effects & Art Director                 1991
Weedeater–Special Effects                                         1991
Mix 98.5–Rossler Creative–Leaning Lady Effects                   1991
Fina–Special Effects Assistant                                    1990
Lincoln/Mercury–Special Effects                                   1990
Texaco–“Kongfrontation ” & “Smiles”–Special Effects              1990
Sphon Hospital–Rube Goldberg Contraption                          1990
NCNB–Special Effects                                              1989
Mario Novlello–Animation Puppets                                  1989
Lucite–Special Effects                                            1989
Pep Boys–Special Effects                                          1989
Michael’s–Model Builder                                           1989
Bryan Foods–James Gang-Special Effects Assistant                 1989
J.C. Penny’s–Stop Motion Effects                                  1989
Texas Tourism–Texas Pacific Films–Special Effects Assistant      1989
J.C. Penny’s–Snow Effects                                         1989
Multiple Sclerosis–Pryo Effects (Gold Tops Award)                 1989
American Cancer Society for smoking–Special Effects               1988
Wendy’s–Pop Up Flag Effects                                       1988
“Rescue”–James Gang–Special Effects                              1988
Reyna Animation–Cel Painter for various commercials               1982
Various re-creations – vehicular effects work                                     1992 – 1994


Notable contributions –
    Developed first “Giraffe” style rain towers
    Developed cost effective “Spinner” type nozzles for high output rain effects
    Developed many workflow improvements, enhancing “Bullet Hit” effects.
    Developed “Floating” counter weight system for high wire work where there are limitations for side loading a structure.
Awards
Gold Tops Award for “Insulation” PSA for Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Emmy Nominated for Visual Effects  “Lonesome Dove”
(Rev. 12-12-2011)


Complete list of commercial projects at ReelFX

Verizon NFL Superbowl VR BT (2017) – C – Lighter/Compositor
Beachboys VR (2017) – C – Lighter/Compositor
SAP Extreme Sailing (2017) – C – Compositing Supervisor
SAP Extreme Sailing Live Action (2017) – C – VFX Supervisor
KeyBank Q4 2016 (2016) – VFX Artist
LEGO Batman Spots (2016) – C – Lighter/Compositor
Mary Kay Print (2016) – Lighter
Verizon NFL Super Bowl VR (2016) – C – Lighter/Compositor
BTS Power Rangers VR (2016) – C – Lighter/Compositor
Verizon NFL Super Bowl VR_Live Action (2016) – C – Lighter/Compositor
ASTER (2016) – Lighter
Ozo NBA Finals VR (2016) – Lighter
The Epic Deep Ellum (2016) – VFX Artist
GMC Sky Dive 360 (2016) – VFX Supervisor
Status Jet VR (2016) – Photographer, Lighter
GSD&M VR (2016) – VFX Supervisor
Sams Club VR (2016) – Lighter
GE Industrial VR (2016) – Lighter
Phazyme Brand New Mine (2016) – VFX Supervisor
Shinola 360 Videos (2016) – Stitching Supervisor
Chevrolet 2017 Sonic MCE (2016) – VFX Supervisor
Ice Age 5 CP (2015) – Lighter
Hilton Barbados 360VR (2015) – VR 360 Artist
Discovery VR Ride (2015) – Lighter
Chevrolet Cruze Hatch Live Action (2015) – VFX Supervisor, Technical Director
Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback (2015) – Lighter
Unilever Cycle (2015) – Lighter
Lionsgate Hunger Games VR Interactive (2015) – CG Artist
Chevrolet Cruze Reveal (2015) – Lighter
Acura ILX VR 4D Interactive (2015) – Compositor
Triple Play and Keynote (2015) – Lighter
2015 Marketing – For Commercial (2015) – Director of Photography
Chuck E Cheese Q2 2015 (2015) – VFX Supervisor, Lighter
Texas Lottery Spreading Good Live Action (2015) – VFX Supervisor
LL Cool J Lip Sync VR XP Interactive (2015) – Compositor
Celebrity Cribs VR Interactive (2014) – Compositing Supervisor
AT&T It Can Wait VR Interactive (2014) – Lighter
Dr Pepper NCAA VR Interactive (2014) – Lighter
GES Zero Gravity Interactive (2014) – VFX Supervisor
GES Zero Gravity Live (2014) – VFX Supervisor
Salvation Army Live Action (2014) – Director of Photography
Light Painting (2014) – Lighter
Salvation Army Because (2014) – Director of Photography
Found Footage 3D Slasher VFX (2014) – Lighter
Chuck E Cheese Q1 2015 (2014) – VFX Supervisor, Lighter
Fiat GIF Live Action (2014) – Director of Photography
Rockettes Underground Updates 2014 (2014) – Lighting Lead
Fiat GIF (2014) – Lighter
Zaxbys Q3 2014 Pickles Milkshake (2014) – 3D Effects Artist
Bridgestone Game On Revs 2014 (2014) – Lighter
Chuck E Cheese Q4 2014 (2014) – VFX Supervisor, Lighter
Cheetos BOL Mix-Ups Showdown (2014) – Lighter
Ram Demolition (2014) – VFX Supervisor
Chuck E Cheese Q3 2014 (2014) – Lighter, VFX Supervisor
Safe Auto Title and VFX (2014) – CG Artist, VFX Supervisor, Lighter, 3D Effects Artist
Jeep Oculus Rift Interactive (2013) – VFX Supervisor
Phazyme (2013) – Lighter
Transformers 4 TVC (2013) – VFX Supervisor, Lighter, Lighting Lead
Chuck E Cheese Q2 Q3 2014 (2013) – Lighter, VFX Supervisor
Insperity HCR 2 Scale (2013) – Lighter, VFX Supervisor
Nerf Zombie Strike (2013) – Photographer
Free Birds Dwight Howard (2013) – Lighter
Freebirds Viral Video (2013) – Lighter
Breeze Energy (2013) – CG Artist
TXDOT Skywriting (2013) – VFX Artist
Texas Instruments Automotive Vision (2013) – VFX Supervisor
Chuck E Cheese Q1 2014 (2013) – VFX Supervisor, Lighter
Chuck E Cheese Fall FreeBirds Bday (2013) – Lighter
Parkland (2013) – VFX Artist
Free Birds Marketing (2013) – Lighter
Insperity Health Care Reform TV (2013) – Rigging Artist
McDonald Coke Joywalk (2013) – Lighter
Fiat Trilogy (2012) – Lighter
Transformers Bot Shots 2013 (2012) – 3D Effects Supervisor
Chuck E Cheese Summer 2013 (2012) – Lighter
Chuck E Cheese Spring 2013 (2012) – Lighter, VFX Supervisor, Layout Artist
Cheetos/DM2 (2012) – Lighter, VFX Artist
Totino’s Sun Drop Citrus Soda Version (2012) – Lighter
PIRATE 101 ENT (2012) – Lighter, VFX Artist
Chuck E Cheese Fall TV (2012) – Lighter, VFX Supervisor
Totinos Pizza Rolls (2012) – Lighter
Pirate 101 (2012) – Lighter, VFX Artist
Chuck E. Cheese (2012) – Lighter
KingsIsle Wizard Game (2012) – Lighter
Visa Olympics (2011) – Compositor
Chasing Shakespeare (2011) – Lighter
Turkeys Production (2010) – Lighter