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Maija Beeton

Maija Beeton

Producer, Director, Visual Effects Supervisor, Visual Effects Artist and 3d Animator

Culver City, California

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About Maija

Maija Beeton is a collaborative producer, artist, and creative techie. She has been intimately involved in the evolution of computer graphics and produced animation and visual effects for video games, television, films and emerging technologies. Her independent projects combine old and new media and have shown at film festivals and on the internet. She is the co-director of the Los Angeles Abstract Film Workshop and a founding member of the Hybrid Reality Studio.

Currently based in Culver City, California aka “The Home of Screenland”

Fine Arts Graduate of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, a highly-ranked art, architecture and engineering school in New York City.

Former Filmmaker-In-Residence and Director of Advanced Technology Programs at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, California.

Former Manager of Training for Nichimen Graphics, the Tokyo-based Nichimen Corporation’s 3-D software division.

Former Co-Chair of the 3-D Design Conference, Santa Clarita, California

Producer of computer animation and digital visual effects for games, television, film and special venues for more than two decades.

Winner of 2008 Emmy Award for outstanding achievement in graphic design for the show SPORT SCIENCE.

Unique traits: Beeton produces animation and visual effects for games, television, film and emerging technologies. She is the recipient of a 2008 Emmy Award for outstanding graphic design.

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Credits

  • Falling Skies

    Falling Skies (2012 - 2013)
    Television by MastersFX Visual Effects Co-Producer Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.

  • Radio Mary

    Radio Mary (2012)
    Film by Gary Walkow (Crime) Visual Effects Advisor Mary lives alone. She is waiting for something to happen in her life. Riding the elevator to work, a strange man, Hayward, grabs her shoulder and speaks to her telepathically. �Do you believe in magic?�

  • Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

    Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (2008)
    Video Game (Action and Adventure) Animation department Control one of the three mercenaries and seek revenge on the man who betrayed you and tricked you into starting a civil war.

  • Stiletto

    Stiletto (2008)
    Film (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Visual effects A methodical female assassin is stalking and killing members of a ruthless criminal organization. The killer, a mysterious young Russian woman, dispatches her victims with Black Widow brutality, working her way through the ranks of thugs, and drug dealers. One of her victims survives. A wealthy, retired crime boss, Virgil. He shares a past with the Russian Woman and her betrayal breaks his heart. Furious and paranoid, Virgil cannot trust even his closest associates. So, he enlists a crooked homicide detective, Beck, to track her down before the police get to her. Written by Anonymous

  • The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam

    The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)
    Film (Adventure, Drama and Family) Visual effects Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in his family from one generation to another, and now it is his responsibility to keep the story alive for future generations. The film takes us from the modern day to the epic past where the relationship between Omar Khayyam, Hassan Sabbah (the original creator of the sect of Assassins) and their mutual love for a beautiful woman separate them from their eternal bond of friendship. Filmed almost entirely on location in Samarkand and Bukhara, Uzbekistan. Written by Kayvan Mashayekh, Writer/Director "The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam"

  • Pink Five Strikes Back

    Pink Five Strikes Back (2004)
    Video (Sci-Fi and Short) Visual effects Add a Plot »

  • Life in 2 Dimensions

    Life in 2 Dimensions (2003)
    Video (Animation and Short) Director Bala and Zoots live in a two dimensional world. Bala is a roundish sweet-potato shape on stick legs, and Zoots is a cat. They go for a walk to see the sunset. Bala, who speaks English, proclaims the sun a perfect circle; Zoots, who speaks Me-Yow, says it's a sphere. Bala must consider this challenge to a two-dimensional world view. Can Bala's epistemology add a third dimension? And if so, how far? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Awards

  • Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Graphic Design, "SPORT SCIENCE"
    (2008)

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