Ricardo Contreras

Ricardo Contreras

Storyboard Artist and Concept Artist

Budapest, Hungary

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About Ricardo

I am a visual development artist specialized in films. During the last 11 years I have provided visualization artwork for several international productions realized in Hungary, Mexico, United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. My work has been credited as Storyboard artist, Concept artist and Creature Effects Artist for feature films and TV series. You can check my website at www.ricardocontreras.net

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  • Spectral

    Spectral (2016)
    Film (Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Art department Civil Unrest in the European country of Moldova has US forces engaging the insurgents however there is a new threat who has decided both are their enemy. This new threat resides in an alternative spectrum that makes them invisible to the naked eye and instant death to anyone confronting them. Locals believe they are Spirits of War but others believe they are superior arms technology fabricated by the Moldova government.. Written by -Kirk

  • Fallen

    Fallen (2016)
    Film (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance and 1 More) Art department Lucinda "Luce" Price is a strong-willed seventeen-year-old living a seemingly ordinary life until she is accused of a crime she didn't commit. Sent off to the imposing Sword & Cross reform school, Luce finds herself being courted by two mysterious students to whom she feels oddly connected. Isolated and haunted by strange visions, Luce begins to unravel the secrets of her past and discovers the two men are fallen angels, who she learns have loved her for centuries.Luce must choose where her feelings lie, pitting Heaven against Hell in an epic battle over true love. Written by Production

  • Marco Polo

    Marco Polo (2014 - 2016)
    Television (Adventure, Drama and History) Art department In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.

  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty (2015)
    Television (Drama and History) Art department The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America. Based on true stories.

  • Houdini

    Houdini (2014)
    Television (Biography and Drama) Art department Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.

  • Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

    Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (2014)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Art department A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.

  • Hercules

    Hercules (2014)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Art department 1400 B.C., a tormented soul walked the Earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus. For this, he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors, and the death of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years, he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting, and the presence of death. These men and women never question where they go to fight, or why, or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now, the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen, when they must train an army to become as ruthless and bloodthirsty as their reputation has become. Written by Radical Comics

  • Dracula

    Dracula (2013 - 2014)
    Television (Drama, Horror and Romance) Art department Dracula travels to London, with dark plans for revenge against those who ruined his life centuries earlier. However, his plan is complicated when he falls in love with a woman who seems to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.

  • Strike Back

    Strike Back (2013)
    Television (Action, Drama and Thriller) Art department The flashy adventures, all over the world, of British secret service MI6's dashing special ops team Section 20's fearless hotshots. Scott and Stonebridge eagerly chase Latif, the Pakistani Al-Qaeda mastermind behind many terrorist crimes, but also other rogue threats to peace. Written by KGF Vissers

  • The Borgias

    The Borgias (2011 - 2013)
    Television (Crime, Drama, History and Romance) Art department Following the Borgia family as they rise to power in the Roman Catholic church. Rodrigo Borgia uses bribery, with the help of his son, to secure his position as Pope Alexander VI. But he has gained enemies in the College of Cardinals, who begin to plot against him. He must find alliances. Written by Anonymous

  • The Missionary

    The Missionary (2013)
    Film (Drama) Art department Centers on Roy, a young American missionary who gets caught up in Cold War intrigue while helping a young woman escape East Berlin.

  • World War Z

    World War Z (2013)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Makeup Department Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

  • Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
    Film (Action, Fantasy and Horror) Makeup Department The siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch in a candy house. However they kill the witch and escape from the spot. Years later, the orphans have become famous witch hunters. When eleven children go missing in a small village, the Mayor summons Hansel and Gretel to rescue them, and they save the red haired Mina from the local sheriff who wants to burn her, accusing Mina of witchcraft. Soon they discover that the Blood Moon will approach in three days and the powerful dark witch Muriel is responsible for the abduction of children. She intends to use the children together with a secret ingredient in a Sabbath to make the coven of witches protected against the fire. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel disclose secrets about their parents. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • World Without End

    World Without End (2012)
    Television (Drama, History, Romance and Thriller) Art department The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.

  • Het Bombardement

    Het Bombardement (2012)
    Film (Drama, History and War) Art department In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marrying a powerful shrewd businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.

  • Monte Carlo

    Monte Carlo (2011)
    Film (Adventure, Comedy, Family and Romance) Art department A young woman, her uptight step sister and her best friend use their savings for a long anticipated dream trip to Paris, which turns out to be a big disappointment. When they decide to take a break from their lousy tour and duck into the lobby of a luxury hotel, one of them is mistaken for a spoiled British heiress. Before they get the chance to reveal their true identities they are wrapped up in misadventures during a vacation to Monte Carlo instead. Written by Fox 2000 Pictures

  • Season of the Witch

    Season of the Witch (2011)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Art department A 14th century Crusader returns to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. A beleaguered church, deeming sorcery the culprit of the plague, commands the two knights to transport an accused witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence. A priest, a grieving knight, a disgraced itinerant and a headstrong youth who can only dream of becoming a knight join a mission troubled by mythically hostile wilderness and fierce contention over the fate of the girl. When the embattled party arrives at the abbey, a horrific discovery jeopardises the knight's pledge to ensure the girl fair treatment, and pits them against an inexplicably powerful and destructive force. Written by Momentum Pictures

  • The Pillars of the Earth

    The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
    Television (Drama, History, Romance, Thriller and 1 More) Art department The Pillars of the Earth is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. In that time, there rises a magnificent Cathedral in Kingsbridge. Against the backdrop, love-stories entwine: Tom, the master builder, Aliena, the noblewoman, the sadistic Lord William, Philip, the prior of Kingsbridge, Jack, the artist in stone work and Ellen, the woman from the forest who casts a curse. At once, this is a sensuous and enduring love story and an epic that shines with the fierce spirit of a passionate age. Follett masterfully weaves these stories through political turmoil of 12th century England, creating a relevant and viable world for today's audience and for generations to come. Written by Anonymous

  • The Nutcracker in 3D

    The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
    Film (Action, Family, Fantasy and Musical) Makeup Department 1920s Vienna. Nine-year-old Mary lives in a home filled with lovely things and loneliness. Bothered by bratty brother Max and neglected by well intentioned, but distracted, parents, she yearns for companionship and adventure. On Christmas Eve, Mary's beloved Uncle Albert arrives with the gift of a wooden nutcracker doll. Later that night, Mary's imagination brings the doll to life. Introducing himself as "NC," he takes her on a wondrous journey through a stunning dimension where toys assume human form and everything appears ten times larger. But danger lurks. An army of toothy rat creatures, led by the flamboyant Rat King and his devious mother, has unleashed a plot to overthrow humanity. When NC is captured and placed under a paralytic spell, Mary, Max and a spirited band of toy sidekicks must rescue him from the Rat King's clutches and thwart his wicked plans to 'ratify' the world. Written by Anonymous

  • Going Postal

    Going Postal (2010)
    Television (Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery and Romance) Special effects Based on Terry Pratchett's 33rd Discworld novel involves a skillful con artist Moist Von Lipwig who finds the tables turned and it's he himself who conned into becoming the Ankh-Morpork Postmaster General. A position that has not been filled in years. Written by Richard Johnson

  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror and 1 More) Special effects In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince before The Golden Army can destroy humanity's existence. Written by ctfabian

  • El columpio del diablo

    El columpio del diablo (2004)
    Film (Mystery and Short) Art director One morning, before going to school, Carolina plays on the swing in her backyard. She kicks a ball and breaks a window causing such a disaster that she runs away from home and goes off into the desert, where she will face her possible future. Written by Anonymous

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