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Nhat Quang Tran 

Award winning commercial VFX Supervisor with over 15 years of industry experience. Combining strong creative and technological understanding, his career brought him in touch with some of the most talented directors in the industry, the world’s biggest brands and the most creative production companies and agencies.

Born as the first son to Vietnamese immigrants in West Berlin led by his parents example for working hard, Quang went on to receive his diploma from the renowned elite university, The German Film School in 2004.

Coming from a Feature background, he found his craft in commercials in 2010 at Germany’s high-end post-production house nhb as a production vfx supervisor. In 2017 he operated as head of nhb’s Berlin studio prior to start his own business in 2019.


Awards for visual effects

2012

Epica Silver for best Visual Effects
Ciclope Shortlist best Visual Effects

for

“Smart Going Home”, directed by Robert Nylund
Cobblestone | BBDO Proximity

 

VFX Supervisor for

Cannes Lions Nomination 2012 for “Smart Going Home”
Art Directors Club (ADC) Germany Award 2012 for “Smart Going Home”

 

Jury Memberships

Grand Jury German Advertising Film Award 2015
German Advertising Film Academy (DWA) Berlin

Grand Jury Animago Award 2011
Grand Jury Animago Award 2013
Digital Production Magazine Germany

 

Lectures

“A Strategic Look at VR and AR“
Art Directors Club Section Meeting Berlin 2017

“State Of The European Post And VFX Industry And The Challenges Ahead“
 (Podium Discussion)

Screen4All Conference Paris 2015

“Success And Failure In High End VFX Commercial Productions“

Animago Award & Conference Potsdam 2014

“Mixed Influences: How Feature Film Workflows Get Adopted In Commercials World / Smart Heimkehr: Head Replacements For Commercials”
FMX Conference Stuttgart 2012

“On Set Motion Capture for Digital Characters“

Insight Out Symposium Potsdam 2010

“On Set Motion Capture for Digital Characters & Doubles“

FMX Conference Stuttgart 2010

“Photorealistic Talking Animals for ‘The Bremen Town Musicians‘“

Animago Award & Conference Potsdam 2009

„The Future Of 3D“

Munich Gaming Panel Discussion Munich 2009

“FACS Based Facial Animation“

The German Film School For Digital Production Elstal / Berlin 2005-2008

“FACS Based Facial Animation“

Babelsberg Film School Potsdam 2008-2010

“Digital Production Techniques“

ZDF (Second German Television) Mainz 2006

 

Proud Member of

The German Advertising Film Academy (DWA)
Member since 2016