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Birkir Ásgeirsson

VFX Compositor | Motion Graphic Designer | Videographer

Nationality:

Icelandic

Nickname:

Thor

Current City:

Vancouver, Canada

 

Phone:

+1 (672) 514 4270

 

Email:

birkir.vfx@gmail.com

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I'm Birkir, VFX Compositor, Motion Graphic Designer, and a Filmmaker. I currently live in Vancouver, Canada, but I am originally from Iceland. I am a student at Lost Boys School of Visual Effects and studying Advanced VFX Compositing and following my dream of becoming a VFX artist. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me.

EXPERIENCE

2015 - 2021

Motion graphic designer

2015 - 2021

Videographer

2012 - 2017

Staff member and videographer

Ríkisútvarpið - RÚV

RÚV or in english, The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, Graphics for episodes, news and other programs aired on the television station.

Freelancer

In my free time when I was not working at the television station, I sometimes did freelance work as a videographer. I have done commercials, music videos, anniversary videos for companies and wedding videos.

UNIK - Unglingastarf Íslensku Kristskirkjunnar

I was a staff member and a videographer in a christian youth group in my church for about six years. My main responsibilities were planing the youth meetings and other activities and making all the posters and videos for the group. Both volunteer work

EDUCATION

2021 - Current

Advanced VFX Compositing

2014 - 2015

KRIK

2012 - 2014

Academy Professional Degree

2009 - 2011

Auto car body repair

2008 - 2009

Auto foundation

2008

Private Pilot License (PPL)

Lost Boys School of Visual Effects

12-Month Program in Advanced VFX compositing at Lost Boys in Vancouver, Canada.

Bildøy Bibleskolen

I went to Norway for one year and attended a bible school. My study was called KRIK (Christian Sports Contact) KRIK is Norway’s largest Christian meeting place for young people who like sports.

Margmiðlunarskólinn

Also known as Reykjavík Academy of Digital Entertainment (RADE). I learned programming, VFX, 3D modelling, Animation and Web design but my main focus was 3D & VFX.

Borgarholtsskóli

I learned how to fix cars after a crash and how to customize them e.g. jeeps or trucks. I mainly went to this study to do something while I was figuring out what I wanted to do in the future, which turned out to be video.

Iðnskólinn í Hafnarfirði

The foundation in fixing cars in Technical College of Hafnarfjörður

Icelandic Flight Academy

A license that allows me to act as a pilot in command of an aircraft privately.