Digital Compositor

3D Generalist

NUKE Trainer

TD Rock VFX Ltd

Nuke Trainers

Pan Vafeiadis


Digital Compositor - CG Generalist - NUKE trainer

and Technical Director at Rock VFX (UK) LTD

I'm a Senior Digital Compositor and Senior Lecturer in Visual Effects. My experience includes running the BSc in Computer Animation and Visual Effects programme as a course leader in the School of Creative Technologies / CCi Faculty, at the University of Portsmouth in the UK for 4 years.

I also ran the Certified Nuke Training Centre of the UoP, and was responsible for the delivery of the Nuke short courses as a Certified Nuke Trainer including online delivery and course design.

I have worked on several commercials, documentaries, music videos, and TV series as a compositor, paint artist, and CGI generalist, and I'm listed on IMDb. Currently I am a Compositing TD and shareholder of Rock VFX (UK) Ltd which involves coordinating the pipelines of studios in the UK, Bulgaria, and Greece.

Educational Qualifications


  • Master of Science in Creative Technology
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • HEC in Computer Animation & Special Effects
  • Diploma in Applied Electronics
  • Fxphd & The Foundry: Certified NUKE Trainer
  • Apple Certified Pro: Color, Shake, Motion, FCP


Research Papers


  • "Design methods for Stereoscopic Visual Effects composites using a single camera, and stereo panorama construction techniques for use as background plates”10/2008, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • "Content creation methods for stereoscopic / 3DTV compositing in a 3D environment, and a multi-purpose camera array acquisition system for multi-viewpoint video” 03/2008, Leeds Metropolitan University

Feature Film Credits


  • Hercules (2014) - Digital Compositor
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) - Digital Compositor
  • Maleficent (2014) - Stereo Paint Artist
  • World War Z (2013) - Senior Stereoscopic Compositor
  • Gravity (2013) - Stereo Paint Artist
  • Total Recall (2012) - 2D Paint Artist
  • Frankenweenie (2012) - Element Breakdowns / Stereo Paint Artist
  • Wrath of the Titans 3D (2012) - Digital Compositor / Stereoscopic conversion Artist
  • Dredd 3D (2012) - Stereoscopic Compositor
  • Immortals 3D (2011) - Script Breakdown Lead Artist
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 3D: Part 2 (2011) - Stereoscopic conversion Artist
  • Green Lantern 3D (2011) - Stereoscopic conversion Artist
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 3D: Part 1 (2010) - Stereoscopic conversion Artist
  • Star Wars Episode I 3D (2012): The Phantom Menace (1999) – Stereoscopic conversion Artist
  • The Chronicles of Narnia 3D: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) – Stereoscopic conversion Artist


Broadcast Credits


  • Beecham House (2019 – TV Mini-Series ) Ep. 1.1, 1.3 to 1.6 - Senior Digital Compositor
  • Summer of Rockets (2019 – TV Mini-Series ) Ep. 1.1, 1.3, and 1.4 - Senior Digital Compositor
  • Fortitude (TV Series 2018) Ep. 3.3 and 3.4 - Senior Digital Compositor
  • Miracle landing on the Hudson (2014) - Senior Digital Compositor
  • Various TV commercials & live events (unaccredited / Greece 1995-2005) - Digital Compositor / Editor
  • 8th IIFA in Sheffield, UK (BBC/Argiva HD production team 06/2007)
  • Calverley theatrical plays (Calverley, Leeds, UK 07/2007) - multi-cam editing, DVD Authoring, Technical Director


Game Credits


  • Dragon Age Origins "Dark Times: The Confederacy of Malkuth" ACT 1 MOD - Cut scene artist (Dark Times ACT I Team: aka x-pan)


Music Videos


  • Collision by Metropol (2010) - Lead Compositor / 3D Generalist




  • Arac Attack (2008) – R & D, VFX, 3D generalist, compositor, editor.



  • Mass Effect 1: Clean Movie Mod
  • Mass Effect 2: Clean Movie Mod for Mod Manager
  • Mass Effect 2: Three New Difficulty Settings


Interactive 360 Panoramas (use the mouse to navigate - needs Java)

Panos A1

Panos A2, Stereoscopic Anaglyph (you will need red-cyan glasses to watch it)

Panos A3

VFX cooking - Pan Vafeiadis

Visual Effects - Nuke Training


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