Kris Costa

KRIS COSTA

LEAD CREATURE MODELLER, INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC

Kris Costa is currently a Lead Creature Modeller at Industrial Light & Magic Ltd. in San Francisco. Kris is an award-winning Brazilian CG artist who has participated in productions such as: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, “Kong: Skull Island”, “Bumblebee”, “The Avengers”, “Warcraft: The Beginning”, “Transformers”, “Pacific Rim”, “Rango”, “Pan’s Labyrinth”, among many others. His tools of choice are ZBrush, Maya, Arnold Render and Photoshop. Using advanced and extensive skills in ZBrush Kris has won the 3D Grand Prize in two of CGTalk’s Challenges “MachineFlesh” and “Master and Servant”, the biggest online CG challenges of their kind at the time. Kris “Antropus” Costa works, texts and interviews have been published on several websites, in books and magazines. He has extensive experience as an instructor in modeling, texturing, shading and more through online tutorials, talks and presenting at conferences.