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Paul Barrett
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Attended Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Lives in Belfast, UK
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July 2015 Watched/Read
Watched/Read July 2015 Things got pretty busy in work this month so there isn’t a whole lot on the list. I only watched 8 movies all month! Pretty sure that’s a record for me. Movies Terminator Genisys This and Jurassic World are both sequels that came out ...
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I wrote a thing about the VES Handbook. I recommend it for anyone interested in VFX or directing.
Books on Film The VES Handbook of Visual Effects Edited by Jeffrey A. Okun &  Susan Zwerman Unlike the last book I talked about this one is long (1138 pages) and also kinda expensive (a new copy is about £4...
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Here's a short thing I wrote about a great book on editing
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Screenwriting 101 Film Crit Hulk
Screenwriting 101 Film Crit Hulk What kind of name is ‘Film Crit Hulk’? Okay so, this always leads to an awkward introduction. This guy is easily my favourite person writing about movies right now. He works in the film industry but can’t reveal who he is so...
Screenwriting 101 Film Crit Hulk What kind of name is ‘Film Crit Hulk’? Okay so, this always leads to an awkward introduction. This guy is easily my favourite person writing about movies right now. He works in the...
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Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Directed By:  Alejandro González Iñárritu Written By: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Raymond Carver Starring: Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Naomi ...
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First Trailer for 'Night People' the film I've been doing the VFX for. Features Title Design I did as well as a brief look at a hologram effect.
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Tomorrowland: A World Beyond (2015)
Tomorrowland: A World Beyond I absolutely couldn’t get over the ending of Tomorrowland so I’m going to write about it and the events of the movie leading up to it. As in, the whole movie.  SPOILER ALERT FOR THE WHOLE MOVIE! We begin with George Clooney as a...
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The VES Handbook of Visual Effects
Books on Film The VES Handbook of Visual Effects Edited by Jeffrey A. Okun &  Susan Zwerman Unlike the last book I talked about this one is long (1138 pages) and also kinda expensive (a new copy is about £40 on Amazon). I’d also call it essential reading fo...
Books on Film The VES Handbook of Visual Effects Edited by Jeffrey A. Okun &  Susan Zwerman Unlike the last book I talked about this one is long (1138 pages) and also kinda expensive (a new copy is about £4...
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In the Blink of an Eye
Books on Film In The Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch Walter Murch was an editor on ‘Apocalypse Now’, ‘The Conversation’, ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ and a bunch of others. This book is based on a lecture he gave on editing. It’s a short book (146 pages) and o...
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I wrote a piece on Birdman and my feelings about it
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I wrote a piece on Ed Wood's book 'Hollywood Rat Race'
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Freelance at N/A
Skills
After Effects, VFX, Title Design, Compositing,
Employment
  • Freelance
    Filmmaker/VFX Artist, 2008 - present
  • Beochan
    Trainee Compositor, 2013 - 2013
    Igam Ogam - Season 2 Compositing on a Stop Motion series using After Effects. Rig removal, Removing flicker, touch-ups and occasional 2D animation.
  • Tesco Ireland
    General Assistant - Bakery, 2008 - 2013
  • JAM Media
    Digital Artist, 2014 - 2014
    Roy - Season 4
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Belfast, UK
Previously
Galway, Ireland
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Interested in Writing/Directing/Photography/Digital Effects
Introduction
Freelance Filmmaker / VFX Artist based in Dublin Ireland. Wrote and directed two short films, shot a couple of documentary shorts and worked on FX for multiple shorts and music videos. Worked as a Compositor on Igam Ogam Season 2.
Education
  • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
    Film & Television, 2005 - 2008
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Male