Sean Wallitsch • Compositor • Biography
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Sean started out with early Apple and Amiga systems, and spent his youth tinkering with the local TV station's studio broadcast equipment. Eventually, he took his passion for technology and the visual arts with him to Loyola Marymount University, where he worked in Broadcast Engineering and as a Teaching Assistant for VFX courses.

On graduating with a BA in Film Production, Sean worked as a Compositor & Flame Artist at Lola Visual Effects. While working there, Lola grew from a small company specializing in digital makeup to the world leader in age reducation and enhancement Visual Effects- culminating in Lola's work winning a BAFTA and an Oscar for Benjamin Button.

Shortly afterwards, he moved to Rhythm & Hues. Before long, he became a sequence Compositing Lead, moving onto the more technical side of productions.

Sean currently works as Rhythm & Hues' %n. Working side by side with the Software department, he helps guide Rhythm's software development, including Rhythm's next generation compositing package, Crom. He also works with the Digital Supervisors on all of Rhythm's current projects, handling Compositing tools, templates and techniques.

Sean lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Retno, their daughter Soraya, and their dog Jpeg.