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Looking for a specialized VFX generalist? - Bernscherer | Artist VFX

Stefan Bjoernfort Bernscherer

- Interim Head of Department | EnvGen

- Environment Supervisor

DNEG / Interim Head of Department, EnvGen

JULY  2023 – PRESENT  /  MONTRÉAL, CANADA

Managing a team of 5 artists, spanning different locations and time zones, developing tools for the team, teaching and mentoring junior artists. Quality control, background matte painting and 2.5D projection setups.

DNEG / Environment Supervisor

SEPTEMBER 2022 -PRESENT  /  MONTRÉAL, CANADA

Managing a team of 5 artists, spanning different locations and time zones, developing tools for the team, teaching and mentoring junior artists. Quality control, background matte painting and 2.5D projection setups.

Moving Picture Company / Lead 3D DMP Artist

JUNE 2021 – PRESENT  /  MONTRÉAL, CANADA

Managing a team of 5 artists, spanning different locations and time zones, developing tools for the team, teaching and mentoring junior artists. Quality control, background matte painting and 2.5D projection setups.

Framestore / Senior Digital Matte Painter

APRIL 2021 – MAY 2021  /  LONDON, UK (REMOTE)

Matte paint background creation and 2.5D projection setup for various commercials.

Toronto Film School / Course Instructor

JANUARY 2021 – PRESENT  /  TORONTO, CANADA (REMOTE)

Teaching several 10 week advanced compositing and intro to matte painting courses for the online VFX course at Toronto Film School.

Toronto Film School / Compositing-course Developer

NOVEMBER 2020 – JUNE 2021  /  TORONTO, CANADA (REMOTE)

Developing two 10 week advanced compositing courses for the online VFX course at Toronto Film School.

Axis Studios / Lead DMP Artist

OCTOBER 2020 – JANUARY 2021  /  GLASGOW, SCOTLAND (REMOTE)

Setting up workflows and building the pipeline for the team with the aim of better team efficiency. Supporting the team on hard tasks and overall control of the work product. Manage a team of 3-5 artists.

Framestore / Digital Matte Painter

SEPTEMBER 2020 – OCTOBER 2020  /  LONDON, UK (REMOTE)

Matte paint background creation and 2.5D projection setup for Netflix’ The Crown.

Toronto Film School / Matte paint-course Developer
(Yorkville University Online)

JULY 2020 – DECEMBER 2020  /  TORONTO, CANADA (REMOTE)

Developing a 10 week matte paint course for the online VFX course at Toronto Film School.

Mattepaint.com / Photographer

JUNE 2020 – PRESENT  /  ONLINE, WORLDWIDE

Taking high resolution images of various environments, following the quality standards of matte painting in the industry.

Digital Domain / Environment Artist – 3D generalist

NOVEMBER 2019 – JUNE 2020  /  MONTRÉAL, CANADA

Background matte paintings, 2.5D projections, 3D overpaints to upress the rendered 3D assets for tv-shows and feature films.

Mr.X.  / Digital Matte Paint Artist

OCTOBER 2018 – OCTOBER 2019  /  TORONTO, CANADA

In house trainer/mentor teaching projection setups, Nuke compositing as well as problem solving.
Background matte paintings, 2.5D projections, 3D overpaints to upress the rendered 3D assets for tv-shows and feature films.

Universal Production Partners (UPP) / Compositor

AUGUST 2018 – SEPTEMBER 2018  /  PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Green screen removal platework and general compositing tasks for a commercial.

Laerdal  Copenhagen / Compositor – 3D Generalist

APRIL 2018 – APRIL 2018  /  COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Creating 3D assets, combining them with videos demonstrating first aid.

The Gentlemen Broncos / Compositor

OCTOBER 2017 – APRIL 2018  /  COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Integrating 3D graphics into filmed elements, combining various filmed elements for commercials and feature films.

MAAN Rental / Compositor

FEBRUARY 2017 – OCTOBER 2017  / RINGE, DENMARK

Integrating 3D graphics into filmed elements, combining various filmed elements for commercials and feature films.

Pixomondo / Compositor

OCTOBER 2016 – JANUARY 2017  /  STUTTGART, GERMANY

Integrating 3D graphics to filmed plate elements, green screen removal and general compositing workflows.

Ghost VFX / Compositor

SEPTEMBER 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2016  /  COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Integrating 3D graphics with various plates and mixing of plate elements. 

Nanomedia / 3D Generalist

AUGUST 2016 – AUGUST 2016  /  COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

On-set VFX Supervision and general 3D work, creating a 3D world for a commercial.

House of Texas Films / Compositor

JUNE 2016 – JUNE 2016  /  USA (REMOTE)

Combining different filmed video plates and doing screen inserts.

ResetFilm ApS / 3D Generalist and compositor

FEBRUARY 2016 – APRIL 2016  / COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

3D modeling, shading, texturing and compositing green screen and 3D elements to match them seamlessly – for tv-shows.

The Gentlemen Broncos / Compositor

NOVEMBER 2015 – DECEMBER 2015  /  COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Worked on Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon. Due to NDA I am unable to disclose any further.

Postyr Production / 3D Artist

JUNE 2015 – OCTOBER 2015  /  COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Keying and matching computer elements to filmed footage for tv-shows.

Syddansk Erhvervsskole / Teacher
(Secondary/Vocational school)

JANUARY 2015 – MARCH 2015  /  ODENSE, DENMARK

Teaching compositing, 3D modeling, animation, rendering and texturing to Multimedia Animator students.

Cinwiz / Compositor

DEC 2014 – DEC 2014 /  KOEGE, DENMARK

Keying and matching computer elements to filmed footage for commercials.

Vejle Ungdomsskole / Teacher – Media Production
(Secondary school)

AUGUST 2014 – DECEMBER  2014  / VEJLE, DENMARK

Teaching media production and VFX to secondary school students.

Mediafarm – The Visual Storytelling Company / Multimedia Animator Trainee

2010 – JULY 2013 /  ROSKILDE, DENMARK

Animation, compositing, rendering, 3d modeling
(Part of the program for post secondary school/vocational training)

June 2021 – Now

Managing a team of 5 artists, spanning different locations and time zones, developing tools for the team, teaching and mentoring junior artists. Quality control, background matte painting and 2.5D projection setups.

October 2020 – January 2021

Setting up workflows and building the pipeline for the team with the aim of better team efficiency. Supporting the team on hard tasks and overall control of the work product. Manage a team of 3-5 artists.

September 2020 – Freelance

  • Helped deliver a project
  • Digital Matte Painting
  • Set extensions
  • CG paintovers
  • Projection setups

July 2020 – Now

  • Develoment of a 10 week matte paint course
  • Develoment of two 10 week compositing courses
  • Teaching of above mentioned courses
Environment artist | 3d Generalist

November 2019 – May 2020

  • Digital Matte Painting
  • Projection Setups
  • 3D Geo
Digital Matte Paint Artist

October 2018 – October 2019

  • Digital Matte Painting
  • Projection Setups
  • 3d Geo
  • Look Dev
  • Concepts
  • In House Trainer/Mentor
Compositor

August 2018 – September 2019

  • Keying
  • Combining plates and CG
Compositor | 3D Generalist

April 2018 – August 2018

  • 3d Modelling
  • Lookdev
  • Motion graphics
  • Video editing
Compositor |

October 2017 – April 2018

  • Combining elements
  • Keying
  • Digital Matte Painting
  • Cleanup
Compositor | Junior Post Technician | Junior Equipment Handler

February 2017 – October 2017

  • Combining elements
  • Keying
  • Digital Matte Painting
  • Cleanup
Compositor

October 2016 – January 2017

  • Keying
  • Combining elements – 2D and 3D
  • 2D lookdev
Compositor

September 2016

  • Combining elements
  • Keying
  • Digital Matte Painting
  • Cleanup
3D Generalist

February 2016 – March 2016

  • 3D modeling
  • Lookdev
  • Rigging
  • Motion graphics
  • Comp of elements – 3D and 2D
  • Digital Matte Painting
Compositor

November 2015 – December 2015

  • Comp of elements
  • Paintwork
Compositor

June 2015 – October 2015

  • Comp of elements – 3D and 2D
  • Digital matte Painting
  • Concept
Multimedia Animator Teacher | VFX - Compositing - 3D Modelling - Animation - Rendering - Texturing

January 2015 – March 2015

Teaching:

  • Compositing
  • Texturing
  • 3D modeling
  • Lighting
Media Production Teacher

August 2014 – December 2014

Teaching:

  • Video editing
  • Motion graphics
  • How to use a camera