Noël Hocquet

1647 Morgan St.
Mountain View, CA 94043

650-644-6159

noel@hocquet.net
http://www.hocquet.net


Professional experience :

2013 : Industrial Light & Magic - FX TD - Pacific Rim
2012-2013 :
Industrial Light & Magic - FX TD - Startrek Into Darkness
2011-2012 :
Industrial Light & Magic - FX TD - Battleship
2011 :
PDI/Dreamworks – Lighting – Night of the Living Carrots
2010 : PDI/Dreamworks – Lighting – Megamind /Megamind Button of the Doom
2009 : Double Negative – LookDev / Lighting TD – Iron Man 2
2009 :
Double Negative – LookDev / Env / Lighting TD – Angels and Demons
2008 :
Double Negative – FX / Lighting TD – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
2008 :
Double Negative - LookDev / Env / Lighting TD - ‘Green Zone’ (Paul Greengrass)
2008 : Double Negative - Env / Lighting TD - Hellboy 2 ‘The Golden Army’ (Guillermo DelToro)
2007-2008 :
Framestore-CFC - TD Lighter / Hair Dynamics - “Prince Caspian” (Narnia 2) (A. Adamson)
2007 :
Glassworks London - Senior 3D Artist
2006 : The Mill London - Senior 3D Artist
2006 :
Buf Compagnie - VFX Artist - “United 93” (Paul Greengrass)
2006 :
Buf Compagnie - VFX Artist - “Silent Hill” (Christopher Gans)
2005 :
Buf Compagnie - VFX Artist - “Angel-A”  (Luc Besson)
2005 :
Buf Compagnie - VFX Artist - commercials “Harry Potter 4“ (EA)
2005 :
Buf Compagnie - VFX Artist - “Revolver” (Guy Ritchie)
2005 :
Buf Compagnie - VFX Artist - “Arthur and the Minimoys” (Luc Besson / Europacorp)
2004 : Action Synthese - Senior Character Animator - “the Magic Roundabout” (Pathe UK).
2001-2003 : Wip:On Animation (Lille-France) as CG Supervisor & CEO.
1996-2000 : UAI (Valenciennes, France) - Char. Animator, Animation Supervisor, co-head 3D studio.
1997: Medialab (Paris) - Character Animator – “Donkey Kong Country” series
1996: Illicad - Graphic Artist
1994: Fantôme Animation (Paris) - Character Animator - “Insektor’s” series

Schools:

1998: Richard Williams Master Class (Ebeltoft, Denmark)
1998: Acting Class with Robert Bennett
1994: SupInfoCom (CG school) (four years university degree)
1992: Bts Informatique (two years computer university degree)
1989: Baccalauréat B
Beaux Arts of Saint Omer (Art school)

References:

Available on dvd and at http://www.hocquet.net

Skills:
in-house ILM Zeno / Plume
Maya, Renderman
Houdini
Xsi , MentalRay
In-house Buf software (Bstudio, Bpaint, Bcolor)
In-house PDI/Dreamworks software
Scripting VB,DB2 (Buf in-house script)
Shake / Nuke / After Effect
3DE / MatchMover Pro / Boujou


OS : SGI (IRIX), UNIX, LINUX ,NT, OSX

Others:

2001 : CEO at Wip:On
Adaptability to new software/ new environment
Good communication skill
Languages: French and English
Hobbies: Music (piano), Cinema, Motorbike, BabyFoot (table football), Tennis.





Production List :

Industrial Light & Magic :
Pacific Rim
StarTrek Into Darkness
Battleship

PDI/Dreamworks :
Megamind
Megamind The Button of Doom
Night of the Living Carrots

Double Negative :
Iron Man 2
Demons and Angels
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Green Zone
Hellboy 2 : The Golden Army

Framestore – CFC :
The Chronicles of Narnia : Prince Caspian

Glassworks London :
Ford Dogbot “Hamster Ball”
Ford Dogbot “Lucky Escape”
Louis Vuitton
Audi R8 Dvd
Ford FlexiFuel

The Mill London :
Ford F450 “Super Duty” Superbowl
McCain “Chip Factory”
Lady Sov music clip

Buf Compagnie Paris :
Films:
United 93
Silent Hill
Arthur and the Invisibles
Angel-A
Revolver
Ads:
Hollywood Fresh
Atlantic

Action Synthese :
The Magic Roundabout

Wip:On Animation :
Ads:
Canal 33, Gillette, Electrabel, Cofidis
Castorama, Blopens,Caffard, Gamies
Harry’s, Kotex, Martinet,Perrier

U.A.I :
3D :
Albert & Fulbert
FarOut
General Electric
Les Girafes de Mordillo
Horologium
Lentebeurs
Cymax
Yoko Tsuno
Roland Garros

2D :
Spirou
Princesse du Nil
Papyrus
Le Pantin
Jeanette Pointu
Macif
Dessin de Presse
Noir Desir

Medialab :
Donkey Kong Country series (26 episodes)

Fantôme Animation :
The Insektor’s series