Fred has over twenty years’ experience in animation, feature films and commercials. As a lead lighting artist, his approach is both artistic and technical, with an emphasis on integrating elements of cinematography and traditional aesthetics into his approach. Fred also has over ten years’ experience with teaching multiple disciplines at various schools and studios in the United States.


Speed Racer (Lead Lighting Artist)
2012 (Lighting and LookDev)
Monster House (Senior Technical Director)
Beowulf (Color & Lighting Artist)
Black Hawk Down (3D Artist)

Work Experience

Co-Founder, Noroc Studio
Instructor, Loyola Marymount University
Instructor, University of Southern California
Lighting TD, Digital Domain
Lead Lighter, DreamWorks Feature Animation


Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, MFA in Graphic Design, 1989
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, Baccalaureat in Art and Literature, 1984