CEO at MinimoVFX, director of the Animation & VFX degree at LaSalle University
director of b'Ars, BArcelona International Arts & VFX fair
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Felix Balbas














 

 















 


Work Experience




 


January 2015 to present


degree of Animation & VFX, LaSalle University


Director




May 2014 to present


b’Ars, Barcelona International Arts&VFX fair


Director co-founder


 


May 2012 to present


MINIMO VFX, Barcelona/London


CEO and co-founder




July 2011 to September 2012


MPC, London, UK


Assets and rigging/CG/vfx supervisor, commercials




2009 to July 2011


Double Negative, London, UK


Creature Rigging Supervisor




2008


Weta Digital, Wellington, New Zealand


Senior Creature Technical Director




2001-2007


Framestore, London, UK


Creature Rigging Supervisor




2000-2001


Weta Digital, Wellington, New Zealand


Senior Creature Technical Director




1996-2000


Industrial Light and Magic, San Francisco, CA, USA


Technical Director




1995


Munich Animation, Munich, Germany


Technical Director




1992-1994


Locomotion, Milan, Italy


3D artist


 















 




Film Credits








  • 2014, Pudsey the movie




  • 2014, Monsters: Dark Continent




  • 2013, The Machine




  • 2012, John Carter of Mars






  • Avatar






  • The Golden Compass




  • Children of Men




  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix




  • X-Men: The Last Stand




  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire




  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban




  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets






  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers




  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring






  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets






  • Jack Frost




  • Small Soldiers




  • Flubber






  • The Fearless Four (Warner Europe)






  • commercials




 















 




Skills & titles




Creature Specialist/TD/CG/VFX Supervisor/Head of Department


 















 




      Awards




2004


Ves Award: Outstanding Performance by an Animated Character in a live Motion Picture for the Hippogriff (Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban)




1992


Premio Immagine, 1st place (institutional videos)




1988


National Award, 1st place (traditional painting) Premio di pittura Trofeo del Po, Italy