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Apr 11 – Present Solumena, LLC Founder Santa Monica, CA
Founded technology development company to pioneer innovation in the cruise industry. Premiere products include CruiseImage Online Cruise Photo Store and the Cruisecierge In-cabin Information and Entertainment System.
Dec 06 – Present LittletonFX Visual Effects Consultant Los Angeles, CA
Technology and workflow consultant for visual effects production and digital mastering. Freelance visual effects artist and Nuke compositor for feature film effects. Clients include Digital Domain, Sway Studios, Svengali, Reliance Media and ScanlineVFX.
Jul 04 – Dec 06 MESH Corporation President Los Angeles, CA
Incorporated technology and procedures consultant for visual effects production and digital mastering. Supervise visual effects and post-production mastering of feature films. Clients include Digital Domain, Gray Matter Effects and Laser Pacific.
Jul 03 – Jun 04 LittletonFX Visual Effects Consultant Santa Monica, CA
Technology and procedures consultant for visual effects production and digital mastering. Freelance visual effects artist and Apple Shake compositor for titles, trailers and effects.
Feb 01 – Jun 03 Kodak Cinesite Manager Los Angeles, CA
Oversaw operations of three film visual effects departments with fifty artists. Successfully integrated both Shake and Inferno systems and artists in less than three months including budgeting, vendor relations, technical implementation and installation, pipeline integration and hiring of artists. Improved legacy 2D pipeline and procedures to increase capacity by three hundred percent with two terabytes of network and fiber storage, tripled processors and authored/edited queue management software. Supervised visual effects, titles, restoration and digital-opticals on more than a dozen feature films.
Feb 00 – Oct 01 StreeTax.com, LLC Managing Partner Santa Monica, CA
Managed startup Internet-based company to provide tax-related software for the financial industry. Oversaw business operations, hardware deployment and software design/development. Development lead on Java-based Capital Gains analysis and accounting package for traded assets.
Aug 95 – Feb 00 POP Film Effects Supervisor Santa Monica, CA
Supervised all aspects of digital post-production of feature films. Managed development of intranet database applications for managing assets. Credits include Academy award-winning features Independence Day, Titanic and What Dreams May Come.
Oct 94 – Jul 95 Kodak Cinesite Compositing Supervisor Los Angeles, CA
Supervised digital post-production on Free Willy 2, Waterworld and Under Siege 2.
Jun 89 – Sep 94 Littleton Brothers Partner Burbank, CA
Designed, engineered and implemented proprietary graphics and animation production systems including digital film scanning and printing systems and broadcast video transfer systems. Designed and produced 2D and 3D animation and graphics for motion pictures and commercial broadcast. Clients included Kodak and Apple Computer.
Mar 86 – Jun 89 Halcyon Productions Inc President Colorado Springs, CO
Co-founded video presentation and consulting firm. Responsibilities included initialization and management of business operations, contracts, equipment purchasing, scripting, production and post-production supervision to produce corporate video programs. Clients included Honeywell, TRW, United Technologies and the University of Pennsylvania.
Sep 82 – Apr 86 University of Minnesota CS & Engineering Minneapolis, MN
Jul 81 – Jun 82 University of Minnesota/Graphics Systems Engineering Lab
1999 International Monitor Award What Dreams May Come
1997 International Monitor Award Independence Day
Programming/Development 31 years Photography 31 years
Computer Networks 30 years Image Processing 23 years
Sys Admin 27 years Cinematography 23 years
Visual Effects Filmography for Kenneth Littleton
2011 Immortals - Dawn of War Digital Effects Compositor
Super 8 Digital Effects Compositor
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ● Digital Effects Compositor
Speed Racer Digital Effects Compositor
2007 Golden Compass ● Digital Effects Compositor
Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds’ End Digital Effects Compositor
2006 Apocalypto Digital Effects Compositor
Flags of Our Fathers Digital Effects Compositor
2005 Ghost Rider Digital Effects Compositor
All The King’s Men Digital Effects Compositor
Fun With Dick and Jane Digital Effects Compositor
Stealth Digital Effects Compositor
2004 Exorcist: The Beginning Digital Effects Supervisor
The Last Shot Digital Effects Compositor
Duma Digital Effects Compositor
The Matador Digital Effects Compositor
The Woods Digital Effects Compositor
2003 Xmen 2 2D Manager
Kangaroo Jack Digital Effects Compositor
Big Bounce Digital Effects Compositor
2002 Solaris 2D Manager
Moonlight Mile Digital Effects Supervisor
Clockstoppers Digital Effects Compositor
Cinemagique Digital Effects Supervisor
Hart’s War Digital Mastering Supervisor
Queen of the Damned Digital Mastering Supervisor
2000 U-571 Digital Effects Supervisor
1999 Mumford Digital Effects Supervisor
Mystery Men Digital Effects Compositor
1998 Star Trek: Insurrection Digital Effects Compositor
What Dreams May Come ● Digital Effects Supervisor
1997 Flubber Digital Effects Supervisor
Starship Troopers Digital Effects Supervisor
Titanic ● Digital Effects Supervisor
American Werewolf in Paris Digital Effects Supervisor
Volcano Digital Effects Supervisor
1996 Star Trek: First Contact Digital Effects Compositor
Jingle All the Way Digital Effects Compositor
Independence Day ● Digital Effects Compositor
Broken Arrow Digital Effects Compositor
1995 Waterworld Digital Effects Compositor
Free Willy 2 Digital Composite Supervisor
1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women Digital Effects Artist
1993 RoboCop 3 Digital Effects Artist
Cliffhanger Digital Effects Artist
Sleepless in Seattle Digital Animation Artist
1992 Toys Digital Effects Artist
1991 Drop Dead Fred Digital Effects Artist
● Academy Award for Best Visual Effects