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‘Joker’ VFX Supervisor Edwin Rivera Joins DNEG Los Angeles

Veteran visual effects and CG supervisor with 25+ years’ experience joins studio’s senior creative team.

LOS ANGELES Industry veteran Edwin Rivera has joined DNEG as a VFX supervisor in their Los Angeles Office. DNEG, a visual effects, animation and stereo conversion company, welcomes Rivera at a time that they are ramping up their creative team to optimize service to its feature film clients. Rivera’s arrival follows the recent appointment of Alex Cannon as head of previs at DNEG in Los Angeles.

Rivera, a highly respected supervisor, brings over 25 years of VFX experience. His most recent role was as overall VFX supervisor on Joker, Todd Phillips’ origin story for Gotham’s most infamous villain. Additional credits, as VFX supervisor, include SpiderMan: Homecoming, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, 22 Jump Street, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, Grown Ups 2, This is 40, Hot Tub Time Machine and Moneyball.  

“Edwin’s experience will be invaluable as we continue to build a service that takes our clients through a seamless process from concept to final delivery,” commented DNEG executive vice president, Lee Berger. “We’re working hard to create an offering here in Los Angeles that gives access to the full scale of DNEG’s award-winning capabilities, and our global teams of supervisors, VFX artists, animators and stereo conversion experts.”

“DNEG’s pedigree is world renowned and I’m honored to be joining such a highly decorated company,” Rivera added. “I’m excited about the possibilities and hope to help add to its list of amazing achievements.”

Source: DNEG

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