As VP production technology at Rhythm and Hues Studios, with more than 16 years of production experience in visual effects, Markus Kurtz interacts closely with each of the studio’s productions and technology teams to oversee creative solutions based on current production needs and future technology goals.
Markus and his teams have been actively involved in current and recent R&H productions as "The Life of Pi", "The Cabin in the Woods", “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked,” “X-Men: First Class,”, Hop" and “Yogi Bear”. Previously, Markus worked as a digital effects supervisor at Rhythm & Hues and CG supervisor at Digital Domain. His many film credits include “Titanic,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Happy Feet” and “Superman Returns.”
Markus holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University for Arts and Industrial Design in Linz, Austria.