Darling, Russell

Russell Darling


Russell E. Darling was born on February 23, 1970 in St. Johns, Arizona, USA.

Darling graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida with a B.S. in Computer Science in 1994.  In 1996 he started at Industrial Light in the Digital Technologies Department as a Senior Systems Programmer and Senior Systems Architect.  Darling moved on to join the Tippett Studio (Phil Tippett) in 2002 as Senior Software Developer and Technical Director, he is currently the Computer Graphics Supervisor at Tippett Studio.

Darling was an instructor of Visual & Game Programming at Art Institute of California San Francisco for nine months in 2006.

Film Actor
Repo Chick~2009 - NSA
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones~2002 - uncredited Coruscant Starfreighter Passenger
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace~1999 - uncredited Naboo Royal Security Guard
Contact~1997 (uncredited) - Protestor

Film Cinematographer
Parker's Son~2016 (short)

Film Digital/Video Engineering/Effects
Ex Machina~2015 (research and development: Double Negative)
Godzilla~2014 (research and development: Double Negative)
Total Recall~2012 (pipeline supervisor: Double Negative)
John Carter~2012 (animation pipeline supervisor: Double Negative)
The Twilight Saga: New Moon~2009 (CG supervisor)
Repo Chick~2009 (visual effects artist: Collateral Image)
Drag Me to Hell~2009 (CG supervisor: Tippett Studio)
Red Cliff~2008 (CG supervisor: Tippett Studio)
The Spiderwick Chronicles~2008 (post-production) (CG supervisor: Tippett Studio)
Cloverfield~2008 (CG supervisor: Tippett Studio)
Charlotte's Web~2006 (software developer: Tippett Studio)
Constantine~2005 (technical director: Tippett Studio)
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation~2004 (V) (programming: Tippett Studio)
Hellboy~2004 (production programmer: Tippett Studio)
Proposition 13~2003 (high definition video engineer)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones~2002 (video engineering and digital technologies: ILM)
Manassas: End of Innocence~2002 (short) (hd transfer engineer)
Pearl Harbor~2001 (computer systems: ILM)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace~1999 (digital operations and technology group: ILM)
Mighty Joe Young~1998 (systems development: ILM)
Mercury Rising~1998 (production engineer: ILM)
Speed 2: Cruise Control~1997 (digital technologies: ILM) (as Russell E. Darling)
The Lost World: Jurassic Park~1997 (software development: ILM) (uncredited)
Proposition 13~2003 (high definition video engineer)

Film Director
Parker's Son~2016 (short)

Film Producer
Parker's Son~2016 (short)

Film Writer (story)
Parker's Son~2016 (short)

TV
The One Show~2013 - Himself in Episode 04/02/13

TV Cinematographer
Lab Brats~2016 (short):
     Faces!
     Drones!

TV Commercials (Digital/Video Engineering/Effects)
Nickelodeon - Spiderwick Chronicles: Spit~2008 (CG supervisor)
Nickelodeon - Spiderwick Chronicles: Seeing Stone~2008 (CG supervisor)
BBC - BBC/Spiderwick Chronicles logo~2007 (CG supervisor)
Quaker State Oil - What You Paid For~2005 (Visual Effects)
XM Radio - Radio to the Power of X~2001 (HD Engineer)
Best Buy - Turn on the Fun~2000  (HD Engineer)

TV Director
Lab Brats~2016 (short):
     Faces!
     Drones!

TV Producer
Lab Brats~2016 (short):
     Faces!
     Drones!

TV Writer (story)
Lab Brats~2016 (short):
     Faces!
     Drones!

Music Video (Visual Effects)
Medeski Martin & Wood - Uninvisible ~2002

Social Media
Google+:
+Russell Darling
Twitter:
@RussellDarling
Vimeo:
Russell Darling
Miscellany
Member of the VES (Visual Effects Society)


Thanks to Tom MacNeill for the heads up on Mr. Darling.

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