Erich Hentschel is one of the most trusted creative talents in South Florida. Erich’s star began to rise after attending his first SIGGRAPH in 1990 where he just knew he had found his destiny. Before SIGGRAPH, Erich was working towards completing his Masters degree in computer science. The combination of computer skills woven into a rediscovered creative passion paved the way to his introduction as systems administrator at Limelite Studios in Miami, Florida. At Limelite Erich developed various programs which enhanced all phases of graphic production. Erich’s expertise landed him a freelance opportunity starting at “Click 3 West" in San Francisco and on to Univsion Networks, Discovery Channel Latin America, Super Bowl XLI, The PGA, and many gigs at various post houses throughout Florida.
His VFX and animation work has been sought after by the major networks and commercial houses in the region. Highlights include successful award winning campaigns for Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Discovery Kids, Univision Networks, Super Bowl XLI, The PGA, Telefutura, and Galavision among others. Erich has also contributed on much commercial work for a wide variety of clients including McDonald's, Nickelodeon, MTV Latino, Glade, Burger King, VW, and AT&T among many others. Working on projects ranging form feature films, commercial broadcast, graphic packages, corporate videos, to children animated shows requires a reliable artist with great team player skills, and these are just some of the qualities Erich delivers everyday. Erich looks for the tough assignments and delights his clientele by delivering a seamless creative and reliable finish. With Erich, every effect is special.