About Me

Ronn Brown is a veteran digital media educator, art director, matte painting supervisor and fine artist. In 2011, he was appointed as a member of the Digital Film & Entertainment Commission for the State of Florida. He has taught visual effects for the Digital Domain Institute, the Miami International University of Art & Design and was the Graduate Director of Computer Arts and Animation at the Academy of Art University. Over his 20-year career, Ronn has also held artist and supervisory positions in matte painting and art direction at Sony Pictures Animation, DreamWorks Animation, Rhythm & Hues, Framestore, Weta Digital, Industrial Light & Magic, ReelFX and other top studios. Working on films including; Kung Fu Panda, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Harry Potter, Star Wars: Episode 1 The Phantom Menace, Life of Pi, Book of Life and many more. Brown has been a member of the Visual Effects Society for over 10 years and the College Art Association. Well traveled and lectures on VFX globally. He freelances on films, television and interactive projects with his freelance company AXISvfx. He holds a BFA from the University of Michigan. And studied master program at MIU in Miami.

I have been in the industry since 1991.

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Film & Television credits
Out of Order Studios unannounced project (Matte Painting Supervisor) Sherlock Gnomes animated feature (matte painter) Disney Mary Poppins hirez projection project (matte painter) Lego Batman commercials (matte painting supervisor) Best Fiends animated shorts (matte painting supervisor) Dell VR commercial (matte painting supervisor) Heaven Sent tv movie (matte painter) The Vampire Diaries television series 1 episode (matte painter) Alienware VR promotional projects (matte painting supervisor) P'tit Luis Ice Age animated commercial (matte painting supervisor) Rock Dog animated feature (matte painting supervisor) The Book of Life animated feature (matte painting supervisor) Space Station 76 live-action feature (senior matte painter) After Earth live-action feature (senior matte painter) Life of Pi live-action feature (location photographer) Digicel Commercial tv commercials (creative director) Clarion Advertisement billboard digital painting (senior matte painter) Underworld Awakening live-action feature (senior matte painter) Battle Los Angeles live-action feature (senior matte painter) Heaven's Water live-action short (senior matte painter) Piranha 3D live-action feature (senior matte painter) Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant live-action feature (art director) Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs animated feature (senior matte painter) Ghosts of Girlfriends Past live-action feature (senior matte painter) CCM Skate Promotion material (senior matte painter/texture artist) The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor live-action feature (matte painter) Aliens vs Monsters animated feature (matte painting department head) Kung Fu Panda animated feature (matte painting department head) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Winds of Change tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception tv series (matte artist) Bee Movie animated feature (matte painting department head) Flushed Away animated feature (matte painting department head) Hammy's Boomerang Adventure animated short (matte painting department head) Over the Hedge animated feature (matte painting department head) Team America: World Police live-action/puppetry (senior matte painter) Thunderbirds live-action feature (senior environment artist) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban live-action feature (senior matte painter) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King live-action feature (senior matte painter) First Union Bank multiple live-action commercials (senior matte painter) Gangs of New York live-action feature (senior matte painter) * VES best matte painting nomination Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones live-action feature (matte painter) Planet of the Apes live-action feature (senior matte painter) Jurassic Park III live-action feature (matte painter) Pearl Harbor live-action feature (senior matte painter) Allegra live-action commercial (senior matte painter) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Passion for Life tv series (matte artist) Space Cowboys live-action feature (matte painter) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Love's Sweet Song tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: My First Adventure tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Phantom Train of Doom tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Trenches of Hell tv series (matte artist) Galaxy Quest live-action feature (matte painter) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Masks of Evil tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, the Giver and Taker of Life tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure tv series (matte artist) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (tv matte painter) Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace live-action feature (environments sequence lead) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Journey of Radiance tv series (matte artist) Chevy Blazer live-action tv commercial (senior matte painter) Snake Eyes live-action feature (matte painter) Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi special version edition live-action feature (matte painter) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 20th Anniversary special version edition live-action feature (matte painter) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back special edition live-action feature (matte painter) Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope special edition live-action feature (matte painter) Deep Rising live-action feature (matte artist) Men in Black live-action feature (matte painter) Spawn live-action feature (matte artist) Mars Attacks! live-action feature (matte painter) Snickers commercial (matte artist) Daylight live-action feature(digital effects artist) 101 Dalmatians live-action feature (matte painter) Supercuts live-action commercial (matte painter and on set photographer) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father tv series (matte artist) Twister live-action feature (matte painter) The American President live-action feature (matte painter) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen tv series (matte artist) *emmy nominated Congo live-action feature (assistant matte painter) Energizer Bunny live-action commercial (matte painter) Casper live-action feature (CG technical assistant) Angels in the Outfield live-action feature (On set wrangler) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye tv series (matte artist) In the Mouth of Madness live-action feature (CG production assistant) Disclosure live-action feature (assistant matte painter) Star Trek: Generations live-action feature (assistant matte painter) Radioland Murders live-action feature (assistant matte painter) Wolf live-action feature (assistant matte painter) Maverick live-action feature (assistant matte painter) The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles tv series (matte artist) Young Indiana Jones and the Phantom Train of Doom tv series (matte artist) Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920 tv series (matte artist) Young Indiana Jones and the Mystery of the Blues tv series (matte artist)
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