Habib has over 12 years of experience in visual effects for film and 7 years working on games. Nominated for two Academy Awards in Visual Effects, for his work on Twister and The Perfect Storm while at ILM, his other projects include the pod race sequence in Star Wars Episode I, Star Trek First Contact, Spawn, and Signs.
Zargarpour combines his film and games experience to find common ground between the two. His most recent project, Need for Speed Most Wanted, received a Visual Effects Society Award in 2006. Zargarpour graduated with distinction in Industrial Design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 1992 where he discovered his passion for design in film. He got his start creating vfx for 3D stereo IMAX projects. Habib served as a Senior Art Director at EA from 2002 – 2009 where he was responsible for the visual aspects of the projects including production design and the overall look. Habib is now a Creative Director at Microsoft Games Studios where he is applying his skills in both films and games.
Habib Zargarpour http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0953464/
Role with the VES:
Founding VES member
Member of the Awards Committee
Member of the Board of Directors