Screen credited as the Comp Supervisor with Legend 3D on Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon. Shawn continually pushed himself and his team to create the highest quality visual effects and compositing for stereoscopic playback. With the experience of multiple feature films, Shawn has been able to work closely with industry leading studios like ILM, Digital Domain, Paramount, Sony, and DreamWorks to create and manage the production of visually stunning stereoscopic feature and catalog films.
After supervising the re-release of Top Gun at Legend, Shawn moved on to work with Deluxe Studios in LA on John Carter, The Avengers and the re-release of Titanic. In 2012 Shawn began work with Pixomodo doing 2D & 3D VFX Compositing on Spiderman, Game of Thrones, award winning shows and feature films.
Utilizing industry leading software like Nuke, AE, and Maya Shawn often problem solves his way through 2d & 3D VFX working closely with colleagues, producers and the client to achieve perfection for feature film work. Compositing of CGI elements, Rig removals, Roto, Cleanplates, Camera Tracks, and more. Shawn has manage over 150 artist in organization and creative production along with client relations to effectively communicate and manage the creative production. R&D new techniques, disseminate to leads daily goals, processes, and procedures.
With Shawn's skills, experience, history of creative management, he also implements training programs to teach incoming employees how to stereo composite, along with training outsource facilities in India.
Shawn's latest venture is 2iiZ. 2iiZ is a pre and post production studio founded by Shawn Barnett and Ryan Trenhaile specializing in Pre VIZ, VFX, Compositing, Roto, Cleanplates, Stereoscopic, and Audio work. Check out www.2iiZ.com or 2iiZ's Linkedin.