About

EMERALD SANTOS-TOLENTINO

 

emeraldinthebox@gmail.com

My links:                                                                                                          

http://emeraldsantos.deviantart.com/

http://vimeo.com/emeraldsantos

http://www.linkedin.com/in/emeraldsantos  

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4229805/

 

  Employment History:   

  • EMEROHN PRODUCTIONS
    Klongtan-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110

As Executive Producer for Podcast

  • Responsible for management of Podcast production and its Branding, from Pre-production to delivery of final elements.

  

  • Meshfx post production

Sukhumvit 51 Sukhumvit Road
Klongtan-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110

As Post Producer

  • Responsible for management of visual effects production, from Pre-production to digital effects delivery of final elements
  • Work closely with the Agency, EP, VFX Supervisors and Artists to monitor the schedule and budget parameters of the job, att­end board meetings and discuss strengthening of the Brand.
  • Handled TVC aired in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and other Asian Countries

 

  • PICTURE THIS STUDIO

http://picturethisanimation.com/

30/1 Soi Sukhumvit 55(Thonglor 25) Sukhumvit Road
Klongtan-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110

As CG Animation Producer

  • Responsible for management of visual effects production, from Pre-production to digital effects delivery of final elements
  • Work closely with the Agency, EP, VFX Supervisors and Artists to monitor the schedule and budget parameters of the job.
  • Handled LEGO City Shorts, LEGO TVC, and other TVC aired in Vietnam, Denmark, London

 

  • UNDERGROUND LOGIC INC.

http://www.undergroundlogic.com/

115-117 G/f Electra House Bldg. Esteban St.

Legaspi Village Makati, Philippines

July 2006 – July 31, 2014

As VFX Producer / Project Manager for Post Production:

  • Responsible for management of visual effects production, from Pre-production to digital effects delivery of final elements
  • Work closely with the EP, VFX Supervisors and Artists to monitor the schedule and budget parameters of the job.
  • Facilitate internal and external review processes to achieve shot and element approvals. Work with the LP and VFX Supervisors to breakdown VFX tasks and resources required and implement creative directions.
  • Manage change orders
  • Analyze storyboards for VFX requirements. This includes drafting detailed shot breakdowns and suggested methodologies
  • Identify freelance VFX Artists whose experience and expertise are most suitable to specific projects
  • Responsible for keeping the entire VFX component of project on schedule and insuring quality control.
  • Keep current on new technologies and propose new and efficient ways to improve production workflow. Make strategic recommendations relating to staffing, company workflow and procedures as well as overall company direction.
  • Interact with Directors, LPs, PM, EP, PAs on behalf of the Marketing Department to insure TVC shots with revisions or comments are identified and prioritized for early delivery. Also insure costs are in line and technical requirements are met.
  • Maintaining project databases
  • Prepare and maintain preparation and maintenance of specific control documentation such as assets lists, maintaining quality of all assets produced and reporting on production progress as required.
  • Check quality and prepare all assets received from both internal and external sources
  • Store and retrieve assets
  • Schedules and coordinates flow of work within or between departments such as Marketing, VFX, Editing & TOC
  • Reviews master production schedule and work orders, establishes priorities for specific TVC Project, and revises schedule according to work order specifications, established priorities, and availability or capability of Artists, materials, machines, and other equipments.
  • Distributes work orders to departments (VFX and Editing), denoting number, type, and proposed completion date of TVC Projects to be produced
  • Determine progress of work and to provide information on changes
  • Compiles reports concerning progress of work and downtime due to failures of machines and equipment.
  • Handled various TVC Projects aired here locally in the Philippines as well as International.

 

  • ACTIVASIA INC.

http://www.activasiainc.com/company/

291 St. Joseph Street Oranbo Drive, Pasig City
Metro Manila, Philippines 1110

2008 – 2010

As Freelance VFX Production Assistant:

  • I’m one of the freelancers Production Assistant who handles Events of Prestigious Companies in the Philippines such as Coca-Cola and Nestle Philippines. Services I get involved with are Sponsorships; provide Videos during their Concerts, and Product Launches.
    • Check quality of all assets received from both internal and external sources – graphics, audio, Photos, Illustrations, and Video. Arrange necessary corrections/ reproduction; liaise with project Manager/ writer/ client where necessary.

 

 

  • LARGER THAN LIFE INC.

http://www.largerthanlife.ph

Palanca St. Makati City, Philippines

January 2006 – May 2006

As VFX Producer:

  • Analyze scripts for VFX requirements. This includes drafting detailed shot breakdowns and suggested methodologies to be used
  • Work with Filmmakers, Studio Creative Execs and Production Execs to insure uniformity in scope, budget target and level of quality
  • Liaise with vendors and cutting rooms to track the progress of VFX shots and sequences from conception through final delivery and integration into the Digital Intermediate.
  • Keep current on new technologies
  • Communicate with Producers, Coordinators, Creative and Technical leads regarding directives and production requirements of specific projects
    • To provide the production control of all the components in multi-media projects. This involves working closely with project managers, the preparation and maintenance of specific control documentation such as assets lists, maintaining quality of all assets produced and reporting on Production progress as required.
    • Attend project meetings; liaise with clients and writers; obtain and record information.
  • Prepare and maintain assets lists for projects – extract necessary information from scripts; compile in agreed layout; provide and include file naming conventions
  • Prepare material received – Final Artworks of Labels of the Products, Graphics and Supers to be integrated; edit and name audio files
    • Build objects such as question player sets, storyboarders, slideshows, other – use appropriate

Software; check completed work for accuracy; obtain sign-off from project manager.

  • Provide information as requested.
  • Handled various TVC Projects and “Rounin” ( A TV Series aired at ABS – CBN )

 

  • U.P. Productions Animation Studio                                                     http://www.yupproductions.com/

November 2005 – December 2005

As Production Assistant:

  • Compiles reports concerning progress of work and downtime due to failures of machines and equipment.
  • Distributes work orders to Artists (3D animators), denoting number, type, and proposed completion date of shots to be produced.
  • Handled Project: “Ben and Izzy”

     

  • TOP Draw Animation                                                                    http://topdrawanimation.com/

August 2005 – October 2005

As Freelance Clean-up & In-Between Artist:

  • My First Cell Animation Job. I worked on “Johnny Test” and “Class of the Titans”

 

  • DFS LESSOR

Governor Halili Avenue. Bagbaguin Sta. Maria Bulacan  

January 1998 – December 2003

As Warehouse Manager

 

  • Tokyo Fashion Boutique

Robinsons Galleria Mall Branch 

November 1998 December 1998 

As Assistant Store Manager:

  • Responsible for ensuring the highest level of customer service throughout the store.
  • A role model and leader and must solve problems, make informed decisions and manage the workforce and time wisely in order to achieve maximum results.
  • Maximize sales and measure sales performance on a daily basis by reference to class sales reports from year prior on same day
  • Established company policies and standards, such as safekeeping of Company funds and property, personnel practices, and security, sales, and record-keeping procedures.
  • Solve problems that affect the store’s service, efficiency, and productivity
  • Administer sales contests to achieve goals established by the corporate office
  • Lock and secure the store
  • Provide and inspire outstanding service to our customers
  • Work a full-time schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays

 

 

  Objective:  

  • 2D/3D Integration, Continuous Research & Development for both Technologies & Handling Productions ( Artists versus Machines & Technologies )
  • ..CULTIVATE…SHARE…OPEN…ANTICIPATE…REPRESENT…GENERATE INTEREST…GROWTH

 

 

  Experience:  

  • VFX Production: Almost 10 years technical experience in Television Commercial production environments. Emphasis in Compositing and 2.5D visual effects production 2D/3D integration, 2D computer graphics, match moving, photogrammetry, image modeling, layout, HDR lighting, GI rendering. Additional experience in 3D modeling, texture painting, rigging, optical motion capture.
  • Production Management: Production management experience as TVC, AVP & OBB Project Manager (Post Production, Editorial, Sound, CG, VFX, Previz). VFX Producing experience on budgeting, spreadsheet and database experience; Understanding of visual and digital effects pipelines & techniques.

 

  Key Skills:  

Digital Production Supervision: (Post Production Visual Effects Coordinator & Project Manager)

  • Production Management of CG/VFX and post production through final
  • Integration of live action and computer generated elements into editorial or VFX sequences that realize the vision and creative direction of the Produce

Compositing Supervision / 2D/3D Integration: (Post Production Visual Effects Coordinator & Project Manager)

  • Combining live action and computer generated elements into visual effects shots that realize the vision and creative direction of the client and Visual Effects Supervisor.
  • 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements, and color grading.
  • Maintain the overall look, color balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work.

Visionary/Enthusiasm: (Production & Project Manager, Brand Activation)

  • Makes sure that the others share this vision with me and have enthusiasm for my job and the job that I am doing. And this will lead to Good Productivity and Clients’ Satisfaction.
  • Can lead small to big team.

 

 

  Software Experience, Visual Effects  Production: 

  • Production Management: All MS Office, File Maker Pro, Shotgun, Darkroom, Sway
  • Paint: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe suites
  • Compositing: Fushion, Adobe After Effects, Nuke
  • Animation: Autodesk Maya, 3Ds Max
  • Motion Tracking: Boujou, ADStation
  • Editorial: Premier, Final Cut, After Effects

 

 

  Training and Certifications:

  • Pattern Making   

Fashion Institute of the Philippines                                          January – May 2012

  • Graphika Manila 2011

SMX Convention                                                                              July 30, 2011

  • Mandarin Language  

Luke & Wendy International Language School                      March 27, 2008

  • Eigai Sai

Japanese Contemporary Films                                                    June-July 2007

  • Ad Congress

Subic, Philippines                                                                            November 2007

  • Metrobank Foundation,Inc. Young Painters’ Annual

National Painting Competition                                                  October 4, 2001

  • Advance Oil &  Acrylic Painting

De LaSalle St. Benilde                                                               March 2000

  • 10th World Youth Day

University of Santo Thomas Catechetical Site                       January 10-15, 1995

  • Pax Romana Chorale

University of Santo Thomas College of Commerce               1991-1995

  • AMA Computer Learning Center

Basic Application Softwares                                                           April 1994

February 12, 1991

  • On-the-Spot Poster Making Contest

10th Place Pro-Life Philippines                                                      February 10, 1991

  • Bible Catechetical Year Logo Making Contest

Holy Child Catholic School                                                        September 3-7, 1990

  • On-the-Spot Poster Making Contest

Golden Shell Pavilion Philtrade                                                   September 16, 1990

  • YAMAHA

Classical Guitar Lesson                                                                     April 1989

  • Taiwan Trade Exhibit

Taipei, Taiwan                                                                                     April 1989

  • Logo Contest “Handog-Lingap”

Holy Child Catholic School                                                             October 30, 1989

  • On-the-Spot Drawing Contest

Holy Child Catholic School                                                              August 2, 1989

  • On-the-Spot Drawing Contest

Holy Child Catholic School                                                              August 15, 1988

  • Individual Poster Making Contest

Holy Child Catholic School                                                              September 28, 1986

 

  Credits: 

 http://www.undergroundlogic.com/

 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1482216/fullcredits#cast

  • Nestle 100 years Short Films: 2011

  “Downtown”  & “Isang Tasang Pangarap”   Directed by Stephen Ngo

  • Rounin (TV Series): 2007

A Filipino Primetime TV Series Produced and Aired by ABS-CBN.  Directed by Erik Matti

 

  Education: 

  • BSC in Commerce, Major in Economics University Of Santo Thomas         1991 – 1995
  • Primary & Secondary   Holy Child Catholic School                                              1979 – 1991
  • Pre School   St. Paul Manila                                                                                       1978 -1979

 

 

 

  Character References: 

  • Jeffrey M. De Guzman                              CG Generalist Lead / DigiMatte/ Environments                                                 METHOD STUDIOS
  • Oliver Magno Render TD                            MPC Film                                                               olivermagno@gmail.com
  • Chutima Savetanai       Lead / Senior Compositor        MeshFX, Thailand                              mai_savetanai@hotmail.com
  • Jane Salamat     HR                              Underground Logic Inc.,                          Philippines
  • Berns Buenaventura                    Film /TVC Editor/Assistant Supervisor Underground Logic Editing Dept.

 

  Other: 

Job Categories:  Production Management in Editing, Special Effects, Color Grading, Producing, Artists, Knowledge of Modern Office procedures and methods including telephone communications, Office Systems, and Record Keeping.  Knowledge of Modern Business Communication, including style and format of letters, bid assumptions, memos, board meetings and client reports.

 

Availability:  Full Time

Primary Citizenship: Filipino

Valid Passport: Yes

 

  Clients I Worked with: 

 

* LEGO Denmark *  Jollibee Corporation *  Sunlife Financials *  AD Cirlces Inc.
*  Coca Cola Vietnam *  WWF *  Bayan Telecom Inc. *  Monde Nissin Corp.
*  Coca Cola Philippines *  RCBC *  GADC *  Resorts World Manila
*  Globe Telecom Inc. *  BDO *  Wyett Philippines *  UNILEVER Philippines
*  Smart Communications *  BPI *  San Miguel Brewery INC. *  Mluillier
*  Nestle Philippines *  Johnson & Johnson *  Snow Mountain Dairy Corp. *  Kraft Foods Inc.
*  McDonald’s Corporation *  Procter & Gamble *  Samsung Electronics Phil. *  Philippine Star
*  TCCEC *  DENR *  Meralco *  Lamoiyan Corporation
*  Century Canning Corp. *  BENCH *  MOTOLITE Battery *  San Miguel Corporation
*  Splash Corporation *  Universal Robina Corp. *  ABS-CBN

 

 

 

  Agency I Worked with: 

 

*  TBWA\ Santiago *  Leo Burnett Manila *  DENTSU Philippines *  Publicis Jimenez Basic
Mangad Puno *  DM9 Jayme Syfu *  PIAA *  Harrison Communications
*  JWT *  Campaigns & Grey *  BBDO Guerrero Proximity *  Ace Saatchi & Saatchi
*  McCann Worldgroup *  PV&V Philippines *  Publicis Manila
Philippines *  CHELL Worldwide *  GASSO *  McCann Harrison
* Harrisons Communications *  Ogylvy & Mather *  7AD *  Gallardo & Associates
*  DDB Philippines *  McCann Erickson *  Nueron Campaigns & Grey *  Blue Bottle
*  LOWE

 

 

 

  Products Handled: 

 

*  Coca-Cola *  McDonald’s *  LEGO * Bear Brand
*  Sunlife Insurance *  Progress School Gold *  Myra E capsules and Lotion *  Jack n Jill
*  BDO *  Nido Fortified *  Safeguard *  Johnson and Johnson
*  RCBC Corporate *  Safeguard *  Century Tuna *  Happee Toothpaste
*  BPI Banking *  San Miguel Light *  C2 Envidia *  Systema Toothpaste
*  La Filipina Corned Beef *  Bayan Bundle *  Philippine Star NewsPaper *  Tekki Shomen Ramen
*  La Filipina Meat Loaf *  Samsung *  Tiger Energy Biscuits *  Red Mobile
*  Champio Fabricon *  Max Restaurant *  Imodium *  Bench Slim Tee
*  Champion Infinity *  Lucky Me ! *  Sinutab *  Argentina Meatloaf
*  Wilkins Pure *  Resorts World Manila *  SM supermalls *  Ceelin Ascorbic Acid
*  Golden Fiesta Cooking Oil *  Dutch Mill *  DENR *  MILO
*  Children’s Bio Flu *  Sunsilk *  KFC Crushers *  Motolite Battery
*  Earth Hour *  Creamsilk *  Celeteque Advance *  San Miguel Pale Pilsen
*  Globe Tattoo@Home * Head & Shoulders *  Coffeemate *  PETRON
*  Smart Promos *  Clear *  Meralco *  Calla detergent soap
*  Close-UP Lovapalooza *  Caltrate *  MILO Overload Cereal *  Sting Enerygy Drink
*  Magic Creams *  Asimo HONDA technology *  Mazda Philippines *  Pepsi Max
*  Bear Brand Fuity Milk *  MILO Action Figures *  Nissin Cup Noodles *  Boysen Home Paint
*  San Miguel Apple & Lemon

 

 

 

                                                                                                    

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