10th Annual VES Awards Nominee: Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture - Edvard/Adam, "The Thing."
A native New Orleanian and MFA graduate from California Institute of the Arts, Lyndon's journey has taken him around the globe from Los Angeles to Sydney Australia and currently Vancouver BC, where he is an Animation Supervisor at Image Engine.
His career in animation began with the traditional art of stop motion animation. His short films made whilst at CalArts have been exhibited around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Superbowl in New Orleans and earned him a Palm Springs International Shortfest award in 1996.
He secured his first industry job with Rhythm & Hues studios and has since worked at a number of digital houses, including Esc Entertainment, Digital Domain and Prime Focus. Lyndon’s film experience spans a variety of genres with credits for live action and fully animated features, including The Matrix sequels; Happy Feet; Alvin and the Chipmunks; The Tree of Life; and Sucker Punch. He recently led the animation of The Thing, which was recognized by the Visual Effects Society with an award nomination; and he is currently supervising the animation for R.I.P.D. at Image Engine.
Lyndon has contributed to many education and outreach programs over the years, including guest-lecturing at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and sciences in stop-motion and CG character animation and at the Black Hollywood Educational Resource Center. He is also the Visual Effects Society animation co-captain and was a contributing writer in the 2010 VES Handbook.
Click here to listen to the interview on Blogtalkradio with Lyndon Barrois and Sam Heer of 123FilmEasy.
Click here to read Lyndon's interview with Animation Career Review: 'Image Engine's Lyndon Barrois Offers Advice About the Animation Industry.'
Watch Lyndon's inteview with NBC's The Today Show
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