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MAYUMI SHIMOKAWA
Work  Experience:

STAR HELICOPTERS - Hawthorne, CA  - Helicopter pilot/Certified Flight Instructor: specializing in tours, demo flights, photo flights,
and flight instruction in R22/R44/Bell 206B3 helicopters.

JJ  HELICOPTERS
- Torrance, CA  - Helicopter pilot/Certified Flight Instructor: specializing in tours, demo flights, photo flights, and
flight instruction in R22/R44 helicopters.

RHYTHM and HUES STUDIOS - Los Angeles, CA  - matte painter for "They Came from Upstairs", "Land of the Lost" "Percy
Jackson", "A-Team", "Knight and Day", "Hop".

LOOK EFFECTS - Hollywood, CA  - matte painter for "Legion"

DIGITAL DOMAIN - Venice, CA - digital matte artist for "Pirates of the Caribbean 3" , "Halo 3" video game trailer, "Transformers",
"
The Golden Compass", and "The Mummy : Tomb of the Dragon Emperor"

RHYTHM and HUES STUDIOS - Los Angeles, CA  - matte painter for "Happy Feet"

DIGITAL DOMAIN - Venice, CA - matte painter for "The Return of Zoom" , "Jimmy Dean" Commercial

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS – matte painter/digital artist for “Superman Returns"

CIS HOLLYWOOD – Hollywood, CA – matte painter for “Fantastic Four"

THE ORPHANAGE – San Francisco, CA -Matte painter – matte painting/miniatures and concepts for “Sin City

ESCAPE ENTERTAINMENT -  Alameda, CA - Matte Painter – “Catwoman

THE ORPHANAGE - San Francisco, CA - Matte painter -  "The Day After Tomorrow".  Junior compositor – "Sky Captain “World of
Tomorrow


DIGITAL DOMAIN - Venice, CA - Matte painter  "The Day After Tomorrow"

KUSH GAMES - Camarillo, CA - 3D/2D artist - Modeling and texturing of heads for "NHL2K4", animation of cutscenes. Texture/UV
layout of mascots and player uniforms, rigging of mascot models, and animation of basketball player motion capture data for
"NCAA 2K3" and 2K4,  Sega Sports.(now ESPN Sports)

LIFE FX - Hollywood, CA - Digital Artist - Texture painting, graphic design, modeling, facial animation- viseme editing of 3-D stand-
ins for LifeFX facemail. Projects include, "
The Turing Test" –  (2001 SIGGRAPH animation theater)

TFX - Moorpark, CA - Fabrication of parts for "Artificial Intelligence" vehicles and GM concept cars. Surfacing/bodywork, and
fiberglass lay-ups. Primary surface technician for "
Planet of the Apes" space-ship-pod.  Sculpting, casting, fabrication of parts,
assembly, and set decoration for ATV's in "
Mission to Mars". Surface technician and interior sculptor for GM and BMW concept
cars.

GENTLE GIANT STUDIOS - Burbank, CA - Wax sculpting and model-making for toy maquettes

CREATURE EFFECTS - Los Angeles, CA - Assisted in life-casting, creature make-up, sculpting, vacuum-forming, mold-making,
puppeteering.

TOM QUINN VISUAL EFFECTS/ STUDIO UG- Brooklyn, NY - Construction of creature mechanics

JOHN WELLS TELEVISIONS - Brooklyn, NY - Head model-maker/designer

Education:

JJ HELICOPTERS- Torrance, CA  -Commercial / CFI certificates

GNOMON SCHOOL OF VISUAL EFFECTS - Hollywood, CA - Courses in "Intro to Maya" and "Surface Modeling"

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN - NYC, NY - B.F.A, May 1998. Major in Product Design/Metalsmithing

HALF HOLLOW HILLS HS WEST - Dix Hills, NY - Concentration in design/illustration, AP art award for drawing/painting.

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - NYC, NY - Courses in jewelry design and basic life drawing