Desiree Mourad


Bio Summary::

“Desiree Mourad – from 1995 to 2009, she has worked on several films. She was primarily working for Tippett Studio for the films “Starship Troopers,” “Armageddon,” “My Favorite Martian,” and “The Haunting” (with the exception of one year at Pixar for “Toy Story”) from 1997 to 1999 with the tasks of layout, lighting, and match move supervising. From 2001 to 2009
she switched to working in the studio of Pixar to work on “Monsters, Inc,” “Finding Nemo,” and “Up”.
Initially, she continued focusing on lighting, but later moved onto working in creative resources and publicity, as well as marketing.”

Layout artist, Digital Lighting Artist, Match Move Supervisor, Lighting Sequence artist, Environment Supervisor, Lighting Technical Director, Member of Pixar Creative Sources & Publicity, Member of Pixar Studio Marketing Team

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Career Outline:
“Half of Mourad’s career has been based at Tippett Studio, and the other half based at Pixar. She specializes in many things: layout, lighting, match moving, and publicity.”

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- · 1995 “Toy Story (Layout artist) (Lighting team)
- · 1997 “Starship Troopers (Digital Lighting: Tippett Studio)
- · 1998 “Armageddon (Match Move Supervisor: Tippett Studio)
- · 1999 “My Favorite Martian (Lighting Technical Director: Tippett Studio)
- · 1999 “The Haunting (Lighting Sequence Lead: Tippett Studio)
- · 2001 “Monsters, Inc. (Lighting artist)
- · 2003 “Finding Nemo (Pixar Creative Sources & Publicity)
- · 2009 “Up” (Marketing: Pixar Studio team)


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