Mike Oakley is a seasoned and passionate effects artist and supervisor that has worked on episodics, motion pictures, commercials, and games.
In his almost 15 years of experience he has had the honor of working for great companies such as Sway Studios (The love of V-Ray sprung up), Uncharted Territories (Crash course in thinking particles on 2012), and Encore Hollywood (Where last month’s movies are today’s episodics).
His energetic attitude, strong work ethic and creative insight assures projects are completed on time and exceed expectations. he enjoys changing of hats on a project to fill in gaps on a production.
In 2013, Mike Oakley received an Emmy for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role and a HPA Nomination for the episodic “Banshee”.
Why Mike Oakley?
As a VFX generalist I have worked in all aspects of vfx production. From Cg supervisor to scene assembly. Having on set experience has also help me understand production needs and budgets. My main tools of choice are 3dsMax, FumeFX, V-Ray and Thinking Particles. Working closely with compositors I have a full understanding complex elements creation.“To me this is not just a job. I’m proud and excited about each project I work on.”
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