Skype: jdtranetzki


- Previs
- Compositing
- 3D Generalist - Lighting, Modeling, Texturing, Animation


- Nuke, Maya, 3ds Max, Mental Ray, Vray, Boujou, Photoshop, Mocha, Syntheyes, AE, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro.


Apple, Inc.  5/2016 - 7/2016  Look Development/Lighting TD
-Created 2d/3d photo realistic renders of products for advertising division

Zoic Studios 8/2014- Present  Digital Compositor- Episodic and Features
The 100
Once Upon A Time  - Season 4 -5
Flash - Season 2 - 1 episode
Arrow - Season 4 - 1 episode
Frankenstein Code - Pilot
The Descendants - Disney TV Movie

Gener8 Media Corp.  12/2013- 7/2014  Rotoscope Artist
-Create roto mattes, and prepare matte extractions
-Quality check, Depth Assess markup for 2d to 3d conversion 

TESH MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT 6/2013-8/2013   Editor/Colorist
-Edit individual episodes; managing timing and transitions using Adobe Premiere Pro/AE
-Develop style and composition of visual elements and edit of sound effects and music
-Audio mixing using Adobe Audition
-Color grading and treatment using SpeedGrade, and Magic Bullet Colorista II
-Media encoding (Adobe Encoder), transfer, upload, download, and archive via dropbox, internal server and ftp.

Logan, Hello Dapper/Moovision Studios  Generalist
⁃ Freelance, t.v./commercial/web related tasks involving:
⁃ Compositing, Color Grading, Keying, Tracking, Stabilizing, plate cleanup, object removal
- Previz design/layout, animation
⁃  Lighting/Rendering - develop light set up, create custom light rigs.
⁃  Matte painting, modeling, texturing, creating custom shader networks.

FX Studio 9/2011 - 9/2012    Compositing Supervisor    
⁃ Oversaw execution of multiple projects from concept to finished product for both Film and Television
⁃ Previs concept and Technical design.
⁃ Lead Compositor.
⁃ Keying, Rotoscoping, Camera Tracking, Compositing

UCLA (Independent Work Studies) 1/2009 – 08/2010   Animation Artist
- (Per request) Assisted on various school and independent related projects in layout and story design, and contributing Animation Artist.
-Organized project workload for streamlining daily operations effectively.

UCLA Work Program 12/2004–11/2007   Personal/Administrative Assistant
- Set PA: Oversaw administrative duties of Assistant Director; facilitated communication between departments, distributed daily assignments to departments.
- Office PA: Assistant to Producer; handled multi-line phones, office work including fax and copy,
invoice recording, proof- reading.
- Script Reader: read and wrote detailed synopsis of scripts and published works.

Lexington, KY City Government 05/1998–08/1999   Teacher     Lexington, KY
- Designed and implemented a summer program focusing on personal enrichment in youths through a variety of practical social and academic experiences. Specificallydesigned
arts portion of program.
- Created and implemented a weekly Art Curriculum working in drawing, painting and theater performance.

University of Kentucky 06/1998–08/2000  Scene Designer
- Effectively communicated designs to the production staff, through drawings and models, in a timely way.
- Managed scenic budget in consultation with Producers.
- Coordinated acquisition of scenic elements through borrowing, rental, or purchase.
- Served as scenic artist and electrician on all productions.


09/10 – 08/11 Lost Boys Learning, School Of Visual Effects;Vancouver, Canada.
Visual Effects Certificate Program

01/09 – 08/10 Santa Monica College Santa Monica, CA
Entertainment Technology Animation/Digital Media Certificate Program

08/2007–06/2008 UCLA; Los Angeles, CA
Professional Program in Screenwriting
MA Editing, Cinematography (unfinished)

08/1996–06/2000 University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY
B.A. Fine Arts, B.A. English


HS Varsity Tennis (1992-1996). Co-Founder/Artistic Director of Theatre Company (1998-2004), photography hobbyist.