Dariush Derakhshani

Dariush Derakhshani is an award-winning VFX Supervisor and Producer with over 20-years’ experience at such places as Digital Domain, Pixomondo, Zoic Studios, Radium|ReelFX, Café FX, and Rhythm & Hues. His responsibilities include bidding and creatively planning and managing VFX projects from commercials to films, as well as on-set supervising live-action film shoots and the visual effects process through to completion. He has most recently been the On-Set VFX Supervisor for Nisha Ganatra’s The High Note, VFX Supervisor & Producer for Oualid Mouaness’ feature 1982 (Lebanon), as well as VFX Producer for Filip Jan Rymsza’s upcoming feature out of Poland.

As a production consultant, Dariush has helped numerous production studios such as JibJab Studios (LA, Ca.), Square Enix (Tokyo), Mandoo Pictures (LA, Ca.), and Digital Frontier (Tokyo) with their animation and VFX production needs. Dariush has also authored several computer animation books, and has been an educator for the past 20 years.

Dariush is a member of the Visual Effects Society and has won a London Advertising Award for commercial effects, is a multiple recipient of the Telly Awards and the Addy Awards, has won the Bronze Plaque from the Columbus Film Festival, and is a proud VES Awards nominee.