Curious promotes Shurtliff
Created 04/17/1999 - 00:00
Richard Shurtliff has been named Head Systems Administrator at Curious
Pictures, the bi-coastal, live-action, graphics, special effects and
animation studio, it was announced today by Executive Producer/Head of
Production Richard Winkler. In his new post, Shurtliff, 33, will work
directly with Boo Wong, who heads Curious' CGI Department, and will be
responsible for managing the company's network of 30 NT Workstations, 10
Macs and 10 SGIs running Maya and 3D Studio Max for 3D, and After Effects for 2D compositing.
"We're really looking forward to having Rich refine the digital technology
of all of Curious, which includes the CG, editing, cel and stop-motion
departments in New York and San Francisco," explained Boo Wong.
Shurtliff comes to Curious from RGA Digital Studios (New York, NY) where,
for the last three years (August 1995 - present), he was Senior Network
Administrator, with duties including the management of RGAs network of SGI
workstations; the configuration and installation of workstations,
peripherals and software; and, the design and deployment of multi-platform
backup systems. Earlier in his career, Shurtliff spent five years (January 1990 - August 1995) with
Electronic Data Systems (Detroit, MI) where he held a variety of positions
including UNIX Systems Administrator for almost three years, Systems
Programmer/Analyst and LAN Support.
Shurtliff earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
from the University of California (Irvine, CA) in1988 and currently makes
his home in Brooklyn, New York.