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Diana Marie Wells
Visual Eff
ects Compositor



BFA, Multimedia, Illinois Institute of Art Chicago, Chicago Illinois, Graduated 2000

Cornish College of the Arts Foundation Course, Seattle Washington

Software / Languages

Linux/Unix, Python, Shotgun

Nuke, Shake, Fusion, Combustion, Silhouette, Icy, Adobe Suite, experienced with Maya


Oscar, VFX The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey
Oscar, VFX The Hobbit, Desolation of Smaug
Oscar, VFX Spiderman 2
Oscar, VFX The Golden Compass
Oscar, VFX Star Wars, The Phantom Menace
Oscar, VFX Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Oscar, VFX Titanic
Saturn Award, Best Special Effects, Man of Steel
Gold Derby Award, VFX Sky Captain and the Word of Tomorrow



Visual Effects Compositor

Compositing and creating content for film, television and commercial media for productions such as, March Madness, with Framestore in Chicago.
The series, Gotham, Person of Interest and Agents of Shield for CoSA VFX in Los Angeles California as well as the film Live by night for Pixel Playground in Los Angeles California. The series, Game of Thrones 5th season, for Atomic Fiction in Montreal Canada.
The films Fast and Furious 7 for Digital Doman in Vancouver Canada, Xmen Days of Future Past for MPC in Montreal Canada and Horns for New Breed FX, Montreal Canada

Visual Effects Compositor  
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit, The Desolation of Smaug,
The Hobbit The battle of the Five Armies and Man of Steel for Weta Digital, Wellington New Zealand.

Visual Effects Artist
Madagascar III for Dreamworks in Redwood City California.
Bullet to the head for EFX in Burbank California.
Terminator Salvation for The Asylum in Los Angeles.
Surrogates, for Synthespians Studios in Los Angeles.
Titanic for Deluxe FX in Burbank.
Green Lantern, for Sony Pictures Imageworks in Culver City.
Get Smart I and Get Smart II for RhinoFX, Los Angeles.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for Illuminate Hollywood 3D, in
Hollywood California.
Meet the Robinson's for Evoke Interactive in Los Angeles.
Handcock for PicFX, Hollywood.
The Box, for Gradient FX in Los Angeles.
Get Smart I and Get Smart II, RhinoFX in Los Angeles.
Salt for CIS in Vancouver British Columbia.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Star Wars The Phantom Menace 3d,

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore for Prime Focus in Los Angeles.
Underworld III The Rise of the Lycans for Intelligent Creatures, Toronto Ontario Canada.
Commercial Campaign, Toyota, Sway Studios, Los Angeles.


Visual Effects painter and compositor
Rhythm & Hues Studios, Culver City California.

Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Golden Compass, The Hulk, Evan Almighty,
The Night at the Museum, Fast and Furious 3 Tokyo Drift, Charlotte's Web,
Friday Night Lights, The Lion Witch and the Wardrobe, Ice Princes, Elektra and
The Longest Yard.

UPS Commercial Campaign for Ring of Fire in Los Angeles.

Moneyshots Post and the films, Get Bruce and Lloyd, Idlewild.  Commercial series, VISA and PBS Theatre.
The music video, My Love for Justin Timberlake. Music Video, Jay Z,
Laurie Turner music video and Will Smiths, Party Starter.

Film, Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow for Engine Room FX in Los Angeles.

Music Video, Black Eyed Peas, Lets Get it Started for Base 2 in Los Angeles.

2002 -2004
Visual Effects painter

Projects including the film, Manchurian Candidate, Van Helsing and the commercial campaign, Knights, Cyborg and Sea Raiders for NASCAR for X1FX in Los Angeles.

The film, Spiderman II for Stan Winston, Los Angeles.

The television Series, Alias, CSI Vegas, CSI Miami, CSI New York, Twilight Zone, Hidden Hills, Astronauts for e=mc2 studios, Glendale California.

Commercial, Olympic Cameras for Creo/Post Logic, Los Angeles.

Commercial, Reboc, for Sealevel, Los Angeles.

Television Series Smalleville, for Entity FX, Los Angeles.

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